Travel Blogs from Monteverde, Costa Rica

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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?" ...

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 ...

Is it a bird, is it a plane - no, it´s Annalah...., Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Is it a bird, is it a plane - no, it´s Annalah....

A travel blog entry by anna_lah

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... amazing beaches, coupled with spectacular inefficience - bearing in mind the old adage 'always have an exit strategy', I pushed on to northwestern Costa Rica. Having taken about as much of San Jose as I could (25 mins to be precise – what a dump), ...

Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by simonwood

Monteverde ...

Day 6, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 6

A travel blog entry by allie.krause

Michelle Reynolds Day 6 started at 6´23 am, it was origanlly 6 20 but we had a late night of laughs and needed those 3 minutes. We quickly packed our bags and dashed out of the hotel to sit on a bus for 2 and a half hour ride. We traveled to a what i ...

Meeting Helen & Sangkhom in Costa Rica, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Meeting Helen & Sangkhom in Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by sillyashley

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Jun 02, 2015, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Jun 02, 2015

A travel blog entry by ladykatala

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Out in the styx, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Out in the styx

A travel blog entry by mills01480

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... talk about shuttles. Every tourist destination has shuttles to pick you up and drop you off at your hotels between destinations around Costa Rica.....they are small, cramped and very bumpy as most of the roads are dirt. Today we have a shuttle that takes ...

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

Nationalpark Monteverde

A travel blog entry by manuroger

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... wir im Swiss Chalet. Die Besitzer haben früher in Lachen ein Cafe betrieben und leben nun seit über 10 Jahren in Costa Rica. Zum zNacht gab es Rösti und Wiener-Schnitzel. Nach dem Tico und American Food wiedermal etwas anderes :-) Das Kaffii-Schaps ...

Here we go, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Here we go

A travel blog entry by broncos

... brought it with us through security, and we think this was the fuel that helped us get all the way from NYC to Monteverde, Costa Rica.  Along the way we met countless wonderful people who helped us on our journey. The Hilton shuttle driver, Jorge, ...

Day 7 - travel day to Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 7 - travel day to Monteverde

A travel blog entry by dylika

Nightwalk ...

Day 8 - Extremo Zipline Tour, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 8 - Extremo Zipline Tour

A travel blog entry by dylika

Zipline Serpentarium Cards on the porch Night out at the Salsa ...

Monteverde, a natural beauty to explore, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde, a natural beauty to explore

A travel blog entry by erickht

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... idea of coming across a Natural Paradise can seem like a yearning for the past - but some destinations, such as the Monteverde Costa Rica, have managed to hold on to their natural beauty, making them a favored choice for travelers seeking a real natural ...

The Town of Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

The Town of Monteverde

A travel blog entry by costaricahotel

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In Monteverde, we found the cutest little hotel and restaurant called Treehouse.  It is listed as one of the world's top 10 most bizarre restaurants.  You have the feeling of being nestled in a giant tree while you enjoy your dining ...

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