Travel Blogs from Monteverde, Costa Rica

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Monteverde and Monkeys!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde and Monkeys!

A travel blog entry by sskatie

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After all of the adrenaline of the zip-lining in Monteverde, I settled in for a fairly quiet final week of Spanish classes. The school here is excellent – best yet – and my teacher is a slightly mad guy called Carlos Luiz who fancies himself ...

Op naar Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Op naar Monteverde

A travel blog entry by diecionce

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... is de eerste dag dat ik de volledige vulkaan kan zien. Aan de andere kant aangekomen is het nog 1,5 uur met de bus naar Monteverde. Je kan aan de vorm van de heuvels nog steeds zien dat hier vulkanen zaten. Deze heuvels zijn de grens tussen de ...

Costa Rica Day 4, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica Day 4

A travel blog entry by thetwinsontour

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... is wrong with this world when a sloth can't even garner likes in the double digits? Please restore my faith in humanity.  For that matter did none of you read our riviting "Costa Rica Day 1" where I discussed said sloths? Come on, together we can do ...

Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by jackgrace

... to the Monteverde area. Total transfer time from Arenal to Monteverde area via Lake Arenal is approximately 3 hours.   Monteverde is a peaceful community made up of dairy farmers, naturalists and tourism service providers who have joined together to ...

Ziplining and Twitching, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Ziplining and Twitching

A travel blog entry by brits_abroad

The three days we spent in Monteverde encompassed both adrenaline-filled activities and sedate bird and animal watching. We stayed in a delightful, family run establishment which was only one dollar more than a hostel and had a great kitchen, with views ...

Day 3: monteverde and zip lines, Limon, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 3: monteverde and zip lines

A travel blog entry by amberfridley

... night a storm moves through and the rain on the roof was so loud I was glad it moved by fast! (we met a really cool couple while zip lining that had so many travel stories, they were taking there grandson to Costa Rica and had a longer flight then we ...

Coffee and TV (well no TV actually), Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Coffee and TV (well no TV actually)

A travel blog entry by andyandott

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We woke to a gorgeous sunny morning, being unorganised we didn't really make the most of it. Much faffing arpund later we got ourselves to a tour office too late for the morning tours. Mum and dad booked the coffee tour and me and Andy the ziplining, ...

Rejsedag, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Rejsedag

A travel blog entry by christian1986

Idag tog vi nordpå mod byen Monteverde. Monteverde ligger ved en nationalpark der er kendt for en speciel type regnskov kaldet cloudforest (jeg tror ikke der er nogen god dansk oversættelse). Vi skulle stå meget tidligt op for at nå en bus klokken 6 ...

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

Famous Cloud Forest

A travel blog entry by danielle.bajada

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... 8 suspension bridges extremely high up above the trees. The other thing that we did was a night walk to see nocturnal animals of Costa Rica, this included sightings of a sloth, toucans, lots of other birds and the one I was scared of the most the orange ...

Day 5, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 5

A travel blog entry by allie.krause

... to talk to you about day 5 of our adventure. This morning we got up at 730 AM. We were going to spend the day in Monteverde. We did a half mile trip to a cloud forest where we planted trees to help to save the world. While at the cloud forest, I stepped ...

Day 6: Monte Verde Cloud forest, Monteverde cloud forest, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 6: Monte Verde Cloud forest

A travel blog entry by jtorres7

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The Monteverde Costa Rica Cloud Forest is one of the most famous conservation area in Central America. It's a tropical rain forest but because of it's altitude (1400 meters or 4.600 feet), it's called a Cloud Forest. A cloud forest is a highland forest ...

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

Being Still

A travel blog entry by sara.mairs

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... bit unnerving to pack and prepare to move our little family again, but this time we take comfort in knowing that our casita in Monteverde will be waiting for our return in what has become a true home. Reflecting on the last month I realize that we ...

Monteverde, Costa Rica, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde, Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by michael.sandi

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... . We arrived at the Nicaraguan border and "departed", then walked over to the Costa Rican side and "entered". We were advised that Costa Rica was expensive and already having lunch at the border, it was evident. It was $8 for a really basic meal and $2 ...

Mi viajé a Costa Rica, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Mi viajé a Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by lobruttof

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... Nosotros nadamos en la cascada. La cascada tengo 100 metros. Fue el asombroso.  Mi viajo fue asombros. El naturaleza fue muy bonita y la casita de árbol fue relajaste.  Yo recomiendo viajar a Monteverde, Costa porque es muy naturaleza y ...

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

Monteverde Biological Cloud Forest Reserve

A travel blog entry by rosemarys

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               This morning we went to the Monteverde Biological Cloud Forest Reserve. This is an area that has been preserved by the Quakers and has been in operation since 1972. The ...

Getting Misted In the Cloud Forest, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Getting Misted In the Cloud Forest

A travel blog entry by carlitravels

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... dinner, did a bit of shopping and back to the hotel to chill for the night. The next day we did a nature walk through the Monteverde National Park and saw a bunch of bugs and stuff.  The coolest was the tarantula, I got a great photo of it.  ...

Thunder, Lightning, and Super(wo)man, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Thunder, Lightning, and Super(wo)man

A travel blog entry by broncos

After a much needed good night's sleep, we woke up to the delicious smells of banana pancakes (cue Jack Johnson) and coffee... Mmmmmm... Muy delicioso Then we threw on our raincoats, grabbed our camera and climbed aboard a shuttle to Extremo Zip line ...

Pura Vida, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Pura Vida

A travel blog entry by mrjoestewart

... life and stretch myself beyond my comfort zone. I am fortunate to have an Aunt and Uncle that have lived in Monteverde, Costa Rica for many years. My Uncle Joe works for an International organization called CARE, which fights Global Poverty. My Aunt Jean ...

Rainforests without animals, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Rainforests without animals

A travel blog entry by penneyridess

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We have come to Monte Verde rain forest to see the toucans, sloths and Capuchin monkeys.   In fact  we chose our hotel because the book says the white faced monkey come up to the back porch and eat bananas out of your hands.  We must ...

Monteverde- la nature en toute sa splendeur!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde- la nature en toute sa splendeur!

A travel blog entry by pourquoipas

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English - Please use Google translate! Bien que nous ayons déjà exploré beaucoup de parcs nationaux au Canada et aux États-Unis, le parc de Monterverde est unique. Cette forêt pluviale, riche en biodiversité, abrite de nombreux spécimens et ...

Life, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Life

A travel blog entry by crtravel

Things are still going great! I am giving tours now and getting tips so that means not only am i doing a great job. It also means i get money to go to the bars! Everyday it rains and the clouds surround us. we actually spend a bunch of the time inside of ...

Adventures Abound in Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Adventures Abound in Monteverde

A travel blog entry by sklitgord

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... valleys of forests and small farms. The total trip took about 4 hours. As we were approaching Santa Elena a twon near the Monteverde forest reserve,   we passed right by our bed and breakfast, Bel Cruz Bed and Breakfast. Luckily I happened ...

One last stop in civilization... in Bataan!, Bataan, Costa Rica travel blog

One last stop in civilization... in Bataan!

A travel blog entry by ilchicag

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... , much like San Jose was nothing to write home about. The culture was lacking. The beaches and jungle didn't compare to the Pacific Costa Rica that postcards are made of. Well, they may have been right about San Jose, but I have to disagree about what the ...

Nic's here!!, La Fortuna and Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Nic's here!!

A travel blog entry by wanderinglost

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... bunny swing, and enjoyed a peaceful hot chocolate in a hut while some weird raccoon type creatures trouped past us. First impressions of Costa Rica are sadly not all good. The people are wonderful and there's plenty to see and do, but it's incredibly ...

Exploring Costa Rica, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Exploring Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by allisonbrianne

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Finally we have reached the last few stops in our long trip, and arrived in Monteverde, Costa Rica. First impressions: friendly, helpful people and beautiful landscapes, and a more developed, modern atmosphere than Nicaragua and Guatemala. Our hotel is ...

A day in the cloud forest, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

A day in the cloud forest

A travel blog entry by peter.erne.58

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Nach dem von Witalis, dem Hotelbesitzer liebevoll zubereiteten Frühstück geniessen wir heute den Nebelwald in vollen Zügen. Es sieht allerdings nach einem feuchten Tag aus, es hat nachts stark geregnet. Start mit der Hängebrückenwanderung. Tolle ...

Zipping Through the Clouds, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Zipping Through the Clouds

A travel blog entry by amandip

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... the zip line together and she is holding the camera as we go across. In the afternoon, we went for a hike at the Monteverde Reserve.  This is basically a protected part of the cloud forest that encompasses the continental divide.  This is the ...

Penas Blancas Valley, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Penas Blancas Valley

A travel blog entry by rkushner

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Slinking around Monteverde's cloud forest, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Slinking around Monteverde's cloud forest

A travel blog entry by junglebelle

... the mountain side, we have arrived in Monteverde, a cloud forest national park high up in the mountains of the central region of Costa Rica. It's funny, we've ended up staying in the same guesthouse that I stayed in 10 years ago. Kind of weird. ...

Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by olace

A cold place for once! Sole reason for coming here was for the canopy tour (ziplining) It was about 20 ziplines over mountains. God damn high and through trees. A big swing came up and I was scared but it didnt really matter when they just pushed me ...

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