Travel Blogs from Monteverde, Costa Rica

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Patience, Practice, and MORE patience and practice, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Patience, Practice, and MORE patience and practice

A travel blog entry by ut15

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... vegetariano. It had rice, beans, eggs, fried cheese, a small salad, and a plantain that was fried. I am beginning to think that Costa Ricans think that visitors are going to starve when they come. I did not even eat 1/2 of my plate. I ended up giving the ...

On the way to Monte Verde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

On the way to Monte Verde

A travel blog entry by e-1

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... we learned here is not to trust everything what travel guide says and keep an open mind. What we expect to happen doesn't happen, Costa Rica constantly proves us wrong and surprises. First, we travel by boat across a vast and magnificent man-made lake. We ...

Jun 22, 2013, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Jun 22, 2013

A travel blog entry by saramirali

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The Cloud Forest or Like Whatever, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

The Cloud Forest or Like Whatever

A travel blog entry by emilyanne87

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... to stay at in Santa Teresa was booked, we made a last minute decision to head to cooler weather- to the mountains of Costa Rica- Monteverde. We got up really early on Sunday to catch a bus to Paquera at 8am- where we would catch a ferry to Punterenas and ...

Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by jmrowantravel

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Monteverde means Green Mountain. To escape being drafted for military service in Korea some Quaker  families left Alabama and settled here in the 1950s. The village of Santa Elena is the hub of the mountainous region with loads of  tour ...

Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve

A travel blog entry by bertieandrho

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... , breath-taking sort of way. The town of Santa Elena, a small town apparently started by Canadians, comes up just before Monteverde. Here, in the remote mountains, were a bunch of hip-looking shops and coffee houses and hostels, kind of like the Blue ...

Ziplines, spanish lesson, rainstorm, Monteverde / Puerto Viejo de Limon, Costa Rica travel blog

Ziplines, spanish lesson, rainstorm

A travel blog entry by arigney87

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... addition to the scrambled eggs and fruit, we also had a fresh pan of that delicious banana bread. YUM. Sara and I had read that Costa Rican wine wasn't that good, but they did have some unique fruit wine that we were both eager to try. We had been ...

An amazing day., Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

An amazing day.

A travel blog entry by 3beansabroad

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... it struck us as pretty impressive that we have been in the country only 3 days and we are already able to make jokes with Costa Ricans about a mutual acquaintance, in Spanish.  How cool is that? About a half hour after we arrived home, it started to ...

Wives in the Clouds!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Wives in the Clouds!

A travel blog entry by woohaxgarby

... after all), and after a 5 hour bus journey spent in a stairwell, next to a fly ridden bin, the wives arrive in beautiful Monteverde! We rescue our bags from the bus (obviously they are the biggest), and Kez has to catch me as I nearly fall over with the ...

Manuel Antonio - Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio - Monteverde

A travel blog entry by pema80

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... Krokodile beobachten. Wir konnten auf Anhieb ca. 15 Krokodile zählen. Also reinfallen will hier keiner! Unsere Unterkunft in Monteverde ist das Hidden Canopy Treehouses Hotel. Wir wohnen hier in einem Baumhaus Chalet von wo wir Aussicht auf den ...

Monteverde Madness, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde Madness

A travel blog entry by worldwanderer05

... it's fun for me! This aftertoon I have taken time to myself and been preparing for the wine and cheese party tonight.  Costa Rica has great cheese and coffee, who knew?  I did.  Monteverde was actually founded by Quakers and we benefit ...

Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by meezerman

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Am now in Monteverde, Costa Rica. Internet connection seems decent enough. Border crossing was a major pain, but our hotel here is great, and within walking distance of a full on American style supermarket. Tomorrow I´ll be doing ziplines through a cloud ...

Lake Arenal, cloud forest, night jungle, Pisco, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Lake Arenal, cloud forest, night jungle, Pisco

A travel blog entry by arigney87

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... our wonderful little haven, our lovely group of 4 new friends, and our kick ass group of guides at Costa Rica Descents, but excited about our next destination: Monteverde and the famous cloud forest there. We grabbed a breakfast to go, said bye to our ...

The cloud forest, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

The cloud forest

A travel blog entry by charlotterowley

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We are leaving Isla de Ometepe today and making our way down to the final country of the trip - Costa Rica. I'm really excited about this country - it looks amazing! So in order to begin the day, a lovely 5.30am wake up! Although I had been awake since ...

Nov 27, 2014, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Nov 27, 2014

A travel blog entry by indiana-jane

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Day 5 - Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 5 - Monteverde

A travel blog entry by karensweetland

Karen This morning we were to head out for a nature walk at 6am. When the alarm went off I felt like a train was passing over my temples. I decided to skip, truthfully the walk sounded a little long to me (3 hrs) and I find those hikes to be a little ...

Night Walking, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Night Walking

A travel blog entry by yelkins

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... guide asked us to trust him as we turned off our torches and stood quietly in the dark. It was then clear to see how magical Costa Rica’s rain forests actually are. Our guide picked up, what looked to be just a normal log when looked at with a ...

Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by petora.n

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Into the clouds with an amazing naturalist, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Into the clouds with an amazing naturalist

A travel blog entry by mmoonan

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... of it planted in coffee or with pasture for Milk Cows. same service only in reverse. The trip takes 2.5 hours) Monteverde sits atop Costa Rica's continental divide, high in the cloud forest. The area is lush and verdant, with monkeys swinging through the ...

So much, so little time, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

So much, so little time

A travel blog entry by ut15

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... nbsp;   Although we saw a lot and learned a lot today was mostly a travel day. We had our introduction to the Monteverde Institute and learned a little about what we will be doing in the community so today's entry is short and sweet. :-) Love to ...

Está aprendiendo mucho...MY head hurts!, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Está aprendiendo mucho...MY head hurts!

A travel blog entry by ut15

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Oi!     So many things I have learned! I will try to keep it short and sweet! Today was my first Spanish class and I was pleasantly surprised that I was placed in the advanced class...thanks to the special  person who has helped ...

Monte Verde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monte Verde

A travel blog entry by tanja1989

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... und ging durch den Dschungel wo wir auch zu Mittag assen. Nach der Wanderung ging's mit dem Reisebus bis nach Monteverde über holperige Strassen. Das Hotel ist super aber wir haben schon zwei Vogelspinnen und Skorpione gesehen.. ... Uuuiuiui was ...

Monteverde, Santa Elena- Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by hcdalmau12

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Despues de recoger a Ana en el aeropuerto cogimos el primer autobus direccion Monteverde.  Nos fue imposible conseguir un bus directo hasta Monteverde y nos quedamos tirados a mitad de camino en un bar de mala muerte que solo siven ...

Counting down to Europe..., Santa Elena (Monteverde), Costa Rica travel blog

Counting down to Europe...

A travel blog entry by robhughes

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will write something ...

zzzzzzzzzzzziplines and potholes, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

zzzzzzzzzzzziplines and potholes

A travel blog entry by yello22

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thee most painfull bus ride in the world. a solid 3 hours thru the hills on a bumpy gravel road, bumpy being an understatment, and i was hungover which is always a bonus had mint lunch at treehouse resturant then went bush trekkin, zipplining and ...

We made it to Costa Rica!!!!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

We made it to Costa Rica!!!!

A travel blog entry by rnespeca

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... a bit so I am getting ready to head back to my casita.  I will update more tomorrow.  So far absolutely an awesome trip.  Costa Rica is beautiful.   Pura Vida!!  Adios mis amigos.  Mucho mas manana!  Buenos ...

Monteverde, Costa Rica, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde, Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by annekevdvliet

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In the clouds, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

In the clouds

A travel blog entry by johnandjen

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After a boat ride across the lake  Arenal, we got comfortable at the hostel and then headed off with the rest of the youngsters for some zip lining extreme.  >Lets just say the less the regulations the more the thrill....I think Jen started ...

The Last Day of School, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

The Last Day of School

A travel blog entry by heredia

... that they would probably never see me again, but they did it anyway--they wanted to give me this gift. And so in tough times to come, I will remember this night; I will remember the person that I have been in Costa Rica; and this card will keep me ...

Superman ain't got nothing on me, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Superman ain't got nothing on me

A travel blog entry by jo-on-the-go

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... wait until the romantic views of a place have settled and reality has set back in before trying to describe it, but Monteverde is special. Arriving in Costa Rica was a shock to the system after Panama, and an even bigger shock to my purse, so I got off ...

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