Travel Blogs from Monteverde, Costa Rica

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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