Travel Blogs from Monteverde, Costa Rica

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Aa gaa som en cowboy..., Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Aa gaa som en cowboy...

A travel blog entry by team0506

... paa rad er vi naa stoele aa saare, og vi gaar som alle de voksne paa den gamle libero-reklamen. Mari S ga Ane en mirakelmassasje saa snart vi ankom Monteverde, som gjorde det mulig for henne aa gaa resten av dagen. Hva skulle vi gjort uten ...

Overnight Boat trip to Monteverde Cloud Forest, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Overnight Boat trip to Monteverde Cloud Forest

A travel blog entry by globalshepherds

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... up into different vans depending on our destination.  Brian was very glad he didn't have to drive because the drive to Monteverde was a rough, dirt/rock narrow path uphill.  The views were beautiful but it was a long drive.  We arrived at ...

Suddenly it's freezing!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Suddenly it's freezing!

A travel blog entry by bridgetpavitt

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SUNDAY 25th -27th Jan Another 3 days of scratching is making me itch!  Up in the mountains in the cloud forest.  Extremely windy with horizontal rain at the top of the hill where our hotel was,  I was glad I brought a stylish plastic ...

Cloud forests and zip lines, Monteverde and Santa Elena, Costa Rica travel blog

Cloud forests and zip lines

A travel blog entry by davidandem

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... to keep warm at night. It was a refreshing change from the heat of the coast. We spent a whole day visiting the Monteverde Cloud Forest reserve where we had an excellent and highly recommended tour with a very knowledgeable local naturalist. I've ...

Feliz aņo nuevo!!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Feliz aņo nuevo!!

A travel blog entry by mknox

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... (Note: there are no McDonalds in the cloud forests and jungles so i wasn't likely to test this theory) Monteverde; or first destination in Costa Rica is a cloud forest  in the mountainous areas of  the north pacific coast.  It was ...

Monteverde Cloud Forest, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde Cloud Forest

A travel blog entry by skylerstravels

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Thursday afternoon 7 other students and I boarded a public bus headed for Monteverde, Costa Rica. Our bus ride took almost 5 hours, the last 2 hours being down a thin dirt road that climbed up into the foggy mountains. It was also after dark so it was a ...

With our heads in the clouds, Santa Elena/Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

With our heads in the clouds

A travel blog entry by smyth

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... and type of tourism that's going on here. It has suddenly became common for us to meet people who are only travelling within Costa Rica on vacation. Taking tours is the big thing in Santa Elena (and Monteverde) since this is where they do the zipline ...

Expensive!, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Expensive!

A travel blog entry by maille

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... cost $15 from boarder, 30 for the cznopy tour and another 60 or so to get to la fortuna and do the lava thing. However staying at sleepers here in monteverde for 5 is definitely worth recommending, hot showers!!!! Hoping to get a bus to panama ...

Volcan Arenal and Back to Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcan Arenal and Back to Monteverde

A travel blog entry by lindseyj

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... hopped on Jeep-Boat-Jeep for a weekend away in La Fortuna. I think we were all needing some distance from homestays, teaching, and Monteverde in general (we still love all three of those things, it was just time for a vacation). Jeep-Boat-Jeep is a nifty ...

Tarzan swinging, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Tarzan swinging

A travel blog entry by annakins64

... this, it's been a welcome break from the heat. Last night I was even thinking that we needed heating rather than a fan. Monteverde is basically what Queenstown is to New Zealand. There is a whole host of cool and interesting activities to do here. I ...

Day 11: Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 11: Monteverde

A travel blog entry by segacs

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... slideshow presentation about the history of the Monteverde reserve. Founded by American Quakers opposed to militarism who were attracted to Costa Rica because of a lack of army, the reserve and town were very small and under-developed until recently. We ...

Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve

A travel blog entry by worldfamous

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For the final leg of the trip, we made another daunting journey through the dirt roads of Cosa Rica in a five hour drive to Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve.  Well worth the travel, the hiking was breath-taking, with mists hanging low through the ...

In the Cloud Forests, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

In the Cloud Forests

A travel blog entry by wanderer0

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In the mountain village I enjoy the St. Helena and Monteverde Rain Forest ...

Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by lennyandcat

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We crossed the border into Costa Rica easily enough and within a few minutes into our bus ride to the Monteverde Cloud Forest we couldn't believe how green it was.  We have been used to seeing earth as dry as a bone with ...

Ziplines och bungee, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Ziplines och bungee

A travel blog entry by jakobahman

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... dagen efter for att mota upp ett gang som jag traffat tidigare. Det blev inte riktigt som jag tankt mig, da jag fastnade i Monteverde tva extra natter pga strul med bussar.   "Ziplines" ar ett trevligt satt att uppleva natur och fa en liten ...

Monteverde Cloud Forrest Zip Lines, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde Cloud Forrest Zip Lines

A travel blog entry by lpringle

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Today we left Ofir in San Jose, and Ali, Yav and I got a bus at 6am to Monteverde, which is a cloud forest reserve in Northern Costa Rica meaning it has 100% hummidity and lots of amazing plants and animals. We arrived around midday and were attacked off ...

Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by bradmccartney

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If you go to Monteverde its to visit the rainforest. theres a network of trails that you can walk along that stretch several kilometres. The problem is that due to the huge numbers of people I didn't expect to see too much wildlife. Did see lots of ...

Monteverde, Costa Rica, Limon, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde, Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by teamsharry

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... weather that would remain the whole time we were here ☔️��! But it is the rainy season and Monteverde is nestled up high, surrounded by rainforest, so apparently this weather is expected. We spent the next day hiking through ...

Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by dstears

Monteverde ...

Freezing Aussies found in Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Freezing Aussies found in Monteverde

A travel blog entry by davelauren

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... in a tree. We were very lucky to see it at eye level as the next day it had ventured high into the trees. New Years eve in Monteverde involved a huge party of chocolate, Big Bang Theory and sleep by 9pm! We are definitely starting to show our ...

Cloud forest and sunshine in Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Cloud forest and sunshine in Monteverde

A travel blog entry by goodner

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... a great time!   Excerpt from Sam Jackson's Journal: On the yearlong world trip we traveled to many places in Costa Rica. One of them is called the Monteverde Cloud Forest. It is a region that is basically a forest. When we arrived at our hotel I was ...

Monteverde Reserve - Cloud Forest Night Tour, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde Reserve - Cloud Forest Night Tour

A travel blog entry by pavel.jares

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Slunny den do vasich domovu :) Tenhle den jsme pojali trochu odpocinkove, pze jsme byli po predchozich narocnych dnech docela zniceni. Takze jsem mel cas podivat se na net, dobre se najist a zajistit prepravu smerem na jih k plazim Pacifiku. Odpoledne ...

Amigos + Cloud forests + Tarzan swing, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Amigos + Cloud forests + Tarzan swing

A travel blog entry by pablo_salma

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Well what a blessing to meet Macushla and Matt in Costa Rica. We hadn't planned to hit Costa Rica, but with the opportunity to meet up, we were in! We met in Montverde, a place famous for it’s wildlife and 'Cloud Forest’. The perfect place to ...

Brake, brake, brake!!!!, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Brake, brake, brake!!!!

A travel blog entry by jay_and_joann

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    If you are looking for big adventure in Monteverde, then zip lines are the way to go.  Our host, Ronnie, booked us a canopy tour through 100% Adventura, and they guarantee total satisfaction.  For $25 per person we were picked ...

Cloud Forests, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Cloud Forests

A travel blog entry by arthur~trillian

hoefully some ...

Cloud Forests, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Cloud Forests

A travel blog entry by arthur~trillian

hopefully some ...

Better out than in..., Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Better out than in...

A travel blog entry by sainty1

Are you seeing a theme yet? This country is just one big national park. From Volcano Arenal we headed to Monteverde NP, a privately owned piece of cloud forest. It was purchased by a bunch of Quakers to help save the rainforest, and to keep tourist ...

So long Nicaragua, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

So long Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by erics

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... and as a bonus, two foxes came around looking for a handout. Today we swung by the Frog Pond, a local eco-zoo devoted to Costa Rica's native amphibeans. Obviously. It was a lot more fun than we expected, who knew frogs were so cool? Anyway, that's ...

Hotel Belmar, Monteverde, next stop, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Hotel Belmar, Monteverde, next stop

A travel blog entry by wanderlizzy

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... breakfast as well as their cocktails. Tico time is the hotels take on happy hour. Tico is the name given to residents of Costa Rica and a lovely people they are. For happy hour I enjoy Tapas and Tequila based cocktail whilst Peter samples a India Pale ...

Bridges, ATVs and Bachata, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Bridges, ATVs and Bachata

A travel blog entry by deni367

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... definitely the worst student. But luckily, we went back down into town and to the only club, where we could dance however we wanted. It was a great night to complete our Monteverde experience. Next, it was time to go across the country and to the beach. ...

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