Travel Blogs from Monteverde, Costa Rica

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Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah

A travel blog entry by steveandange

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... a magical experience spending three hours walking through the moonlit forest. Our second and last day mainly involved walking in the Monteverde Cloud Forest. The morning was spent on a guided walk conducted by the owner of our B&B. He was excellent ...

Exploring Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Exploring Monteverde

A travel blog entry by rosemarys

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I woke this morning about 6 to birds. What a wonderful feeling! Tomorrow I will try to get out to see them. After breakfast we visited the local store where some got shirts. Then we took a little hike through the property where we saw bananas and coffee ...

Monteverde y Canoping, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde y Canoping

A travel blog entry by samuvk

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Monteverde y ...

Tree planting and ziplining, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Tree planting and ziplining

A travel blog entry by egatfield

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... and fog this morning. This only added to the mystical ambiance during our tree-planting excursion first thing today. Costa Rica is undergoing an extensive reforestation project to develop the forest corridor connecting both coasts so that animals have ...

Last day in Costa Rica, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Last day in Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by sam.callender

... able to understand what we were doing, considering the fact that I am not a biology major. Overall, I have really enjoyed my time in Costa Rica. It's a great country and I got to see a lot of things here that I will never be able to see again in my life ...

Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by trinitrish

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... , HOT WATER, and no AC needed as It got very cold at night! I definitly recommend this place for a budget traveller. In Monteverde, we did a Coffee and Cocoa Tour and Horseback Riding. Both Tours were done on the private properties of families. The buses ...

monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

monteverde

A travel blog entry by bistritz

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... army since 1948, and they were there offered some uninhabited land on this mountain where they became dairy farmers.  Their cheeses are now famous throughout Costa Rica.  We walked through the cloud forest on trails and 8 canopy bridges.  ...

The road from hell and Las Pumas, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

The road from hell and Las Pumas

A travel blog entry by judeabrown

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Today we are headed to Monteverde Cloud Forest and it is about a 3 hour drive.   On the way up to Monteverde we took a side trip to Las Pumas Wild Animal Rescue.  This was a place where animals that have been abandonded or neglected have a home ...

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

Vamos, Vamos!!!

A travel blog entry by pkgregoire

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... trip to Monteverde, first we took a taxi to the water, then a boat across the man made Arenal lake, then another taxi to Monteverde. Once at the hostel we relaxed. Later in the afternoon we went to a coffee, sugar cane, and chocolate plantation where we ...

Geritsel in de struiken, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Geritsel in de struiken

A travel blog entry by paulineenlex

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... en modder. 44 kilometer lang! Dat tekentje was voor 4-wheel drive. Aha. Dapper ploeteren wij door en komen door het echte Costa Rica. Wegen die soms goed zijn, dorpjes met alleen huizen aan de weg en natuurlijk de golfplaten daken. Het lijkt erop dat elk ...

Just starting up, San Jose and Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Just starting up

A travel blog entry by djsanscrainte

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... Here are some pictures from my last weekend at Santa Elena (I will have to check the spelling on that) but it is next to Monteverde- the cloud forest.  It was really amazing. Check out the awesome fig tree we climbed up,  it took up about 70ft ...

Monteverde, Limon, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by rabube

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... family of Motmots; a Toucanet and a massive leaf cutter ant colony among other less exciting birds. You have a choice of Monteverde or Santa Elena cloud forest reserves both of which share the same forest although from our research it appears the trees ...

Monteverde - cloud forest and then some!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde - cloud forest and then some!

A travel blog entry by solskjaer20

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... another. I gave them both a big hug and got a shuttle from the hostel, to a ferry, and then on another shuttle to Monteverde. I talked to three black ladies from Atlanta on the shuttle, I think they quite liked old Daz and got my details, took some ...

Massive trees and Big bugs!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Massive trees and Big bugs!

A travel blog entry by emijean

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... , this time in search of a tarantula.  We had seen some big spiders but the 2nd biggest spider in the world lived in Coasta Rica and i was dying to see one. The guide obviously knew the location of a big spiders hole as we set out with a purpose. ...

Aankomst in Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Aankomst in Monteverde

A travel blog entry by pieter-marijke

Vandaag zouden we via een "uitdagende" route naar het volgende hoogtepunt van onze reis gaan, ons hotel in Monteverde. En niets was minder waar. We begonnen onze route op een verharde weg. Maar na een aantal kilometer te hebben gereden kwamen we uit op ...

2e regenachtige dag in Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

2e regenachtige dag in Monteverde

A travel blog entry by pieter-marijke

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... naar Monteverde biological reserve (de beroemdste cloud forest van de wereld en een van de meest belangrijkste, beschermd natuurgebied in Costa Rica). Aangekomen bij de receptie van dit park konden we kiezen voor een aantal routes. Wij besloten meteen ...

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

Snapshots - Monteverde

A travel blog entry by alexbicknell

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Monteverde et la Peninsule de Santa Elena, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde et la Peninsule de Santa Elena

A travel blog entry by annecybissonet

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La fin de semaine suivante, nous partons avec ma mère à Monteverde, où il y a le rain forest. Nous visitons un jardin d’orquidé miniature, c’est magnifique et tellement petit. Saviez-vous que la plus petite orquidé mesure 1 mm. On les ...

We are in for a bumpy ride, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

We are in for a bumpy ride

A travel blog entry by sheena-andy

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We headed out from lovely cabin #3 to Monteverde.  We had to wrap around the lake and take some of the worst roads we've ever seen.  Prius size potholes with gaggles of gusts of wind. On the ride out we saw a strange animal neither of us had ...

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

Back Country Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by paleojohn2010

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    We started off early to drive the 75 kilometers to Monteverde and check out the Cloud Rain Forest. There traffic was a bit heavy on the main road CR 27, which is also CR 1 the Pan-American Highway at this location. Tthere were ...

Monteverde, our favorite hang out, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde, our favorite hang out

A travel blog entry by ellebee88

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... the way to get to Monteverde from Cahuita was to take 1 bus to the capitol, San Jose, then catch a second bus from there to Monteverde. The first bus would leave every hour or so starting around 7am but the other bus (from San Jose), we learned in the ...

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

Back to Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by jeridolp

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... of people were there, but it was a lot. We're not really sure why there were so many people. A lot of Nicaraguans work in Costa Rica, so we speculated that they were ALL trying to cross back in after the holidays on that day. Lucky us. We finally got ...

Firts Share!, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Firts Share!

A travel blog entry by pnl

Hi all this is just something I wanna start this blog. You will be reading more from me. This is a question that is good to think about: "Why is peace important to you?" ...

Cloud Forest & Zip line, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Cloud Forest & Zip line

A travel blog entry by scampyyy

... other option and drove around the pensinula.  The drive was definitely worth it!  It was a glimpse into unadulterated Costa Rica.  Beautiful landscapes, authentic small towns.  The last few hours of the drive consisted of dirt roads ...

Costa Rica, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by srabbiosi

... ;in Moteverde and then stayed in an off the beaten track town called Tilcara for a few days. The later beeing next to a windusrfing lake, but yet again no Wind!! Costa Rica is easily visited from the UK so might well be back for a short ...

Jumping in to Pura Vida, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Jumping in to Pura Vida

A travel blog entry by emijean

... of his life. I almost had a heart attack for him. Our guide, Alejandro, said "Ok, Josh! You are ready! Welcome to Costa Rica! 5, 4, 3, 2, 1!" And he jumped, cheering the whole way down. When he came up he confirmed it, excelente. Next was Dan. Dan, of ...

Toucan art - by Gyles and Lyndon, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Toucan art - by Gyles and Lyndon

A travel blog entry by alexbicknell

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We've been admiring the amazing colours of the birds. We particularly like the orange, blue, green and red beak of the keel billed toucan   ...

Suckers, Surf and Swings, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Suckers, Surf and Swings

A travel blog entry by kimberlyannreed

... up to this fancy, schmancy resort and hung out in their pool and watched a breath taking sunset.  We've since made our way to Costa Rica and the trip we were told took only 3-4 hours was a full day, eleven hour adventure.  We're in the small ...

Here With My Head in the Clouds, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Here With My Head in the Clouds

A travel blog entry by maxgs90

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... do again. After the couple days, we went to the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. There are several different types of forests in Costa Rica. There are temperate forests, rain forests, cloud forests, and many zones in between. The cloud forest is where you ...

Scorpion, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Scorpion

A travel blog entry by pwong

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... a cricket looks anything like a scorpion, or the unique contradiction that is Ricardo. Interesting fact - a group of Quakers settled in Costa Rica in 1951, and Ricardo hails from one of the original families that settled here in Monteverde, which explains ...

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