Travel Blogs from Monteverde, Costa Rica

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Hotel in the Rain Forest++, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Hotel in the Rain Forest++

A travel blog entry by kengagan

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... booked out tour for the day. We signed up for the 100% Adventura Tour, which was a 3 hour zip-line tour through the Monteverde Cloud Forest. There was 11 different lines, 1 Tarzan swing (not for the faint of hearts), and the grand finale was the superman ...

Canopy in Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Canopy in Monteverde

A travel blog entry by frankversteegh

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In die grünen Berge (Monteverde), Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

In die grünen Berge (Monteverde)

A travel blog entry by peter.erne.58

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... hoch und das Gerät leistungsmässig etwas am Anschlag. Ausserdem fehlt mir noch ein Stromkabel fürs Auto. Die Strasse nach Monteverde eröffnet traumhafte Ausblicke in die grünen Hügel und bis hinunter zum Meer. Als sie zur Schotterstrasse wird, ...

Monteverde,Costa Rica, Beauty and CANOPY!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde,Costa Rica, Beauty and CANOPY!

A travel blog entry by amanda_hovlind

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We have been here a few days now in Santa Elena, Monteverde,and we are really liking it. There is just something calm in the air here... Very peaceful. You step outside and hear so many different sounds, of nature. The kind it should be. All in all, ...

March 19, 2014, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

March 19, 2014

A travel blog entry by jeb2729

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... the view....rather than looking straight down. The longest of the 5 bridges is 900 ft long and 150 ft high and run Costa Rica Sky Adventure. After our fun, peaceful and beautiful time we get back to the visitor center and find crowds of people.....time ...

Volcanos mountains and zip wires!, Monteverde and Arenal, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcanos mountains and zip wires!

A travel blog entry by tiffandraech

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Well after a wicked time in Mal Pais (By the way my early nights were rewarded and I had my best surf in Costa Rica so far, 4-6' and soooo clean, some of the biggest barrels I have ever had, still stoked now!!!), we moved up into the mountains and met ...

Para pintar como Picasso / To Paint Like Picasso, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Para pintar como Picasso / To Paint Like Picasso

A travel blog entry by heredia

En pasar tiempo con estos chiquillos, me he dado cuento de todas las cosas que yo perdi nada mas en hacerme adulta. Lei una vez que Picasso podia pintar como un Rembrandt o un Raphael cuando solo tenia doce anos. Era un genio en las tecnicas clasicas ...

Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by emmyj

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Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by oagjerms

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... det udoedelige navnet. Han reiste til CR i 1966 for aa se paa fugler, og han har fortsatt ikke reist hjem.   Hoeydepunktet i Monteverde er nok likevel reisen blant tretoppene i regnskogen. Dvs i form av aa henge i en vaier, 70 meter over bakken, ...

Number Three, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Number Three

A travel blog entry by danica-altin

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... tree in the Cloud Forest can be home to 150 different species of orchid, some of which are only microscopic in size. 2) trees in Costa Rica don't have rings because there is no seasonal variation in temperature there. The only way to find the age of the ...

Canopy tur i sidelengs rein!!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Canopy tur i sidelengs rein!!

A travel blog entry by dalhelge

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... skeiv panne. Ble hentet kl 10.30 av en pitte liten fyr med jakke som kjørte oss på en hullete vekkreinet vei til Monteverde Rein Forest. Der ble vi kledd opp med klatreutstyr og hjelm og svære hansker.   Fikk en kort briefing på hva ...

Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by peppo2006

Monteverde & Santa Elena Cloud Forest The cloud forests in Costa Rica are really famous for the flora and fauna, lots of animals to see like sloths, birds, more birds, monkeys, even more birds, and ... And a lot of fun things to do their, like zip-line ...

Saber vs. Conocer- Let's Get Intellectual, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Saber vs. Conocer- Let's Get Intellectual

A travel blog entry by apot-of-flowers

... to the co-op which is full of locally made crafts. I bought a few things, and looked around my new location a little bit more. Monteverde is worth every single rock that you car hits on the way up the unpaved road on the side of a mountain. Seriously. Get ...

Wait, Who's the Boy Again?, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Wait, Who's the Boy Again?

A travel blog entry by apot-of-flowers

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Latin. Dance. Class. Today I had my last day of classes in Monteverde, ate ice cream for lunch, attempted to make botanical jewelry, and got my groove on. The end of classes are always bittersweet. I really do like all of the teachers that I get to work ...

Bungeeeeeee!, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Bungeeeeeee!

A travel blog entry by rachelniewiada

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... and began hooting and hollering for it was such a rush of adrenaline. You open your eyes and you see nothing but beautiful, luscious Costa Rica below. The only thing that comes to mind is how blessed I am to have such a wonderful life! It is easily the ...

Dream Come True!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Dream Come True!

A travel blog entry by lauramitchell13

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... be a multimedia designer/developer and we had an exhibit at the time for the birds of the Cloud Forest from Monteverde, Costa Rica. There was a local artist, Charles Harper who was commissioned to create a poster celebrating the amazing fauna of the ...

Among the clouds of Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Among the clouds of Monteverde

A travel blog entry by jdekoz

... for the next morning. The only other agenda items I had were an afternoon meeting and a lecture, both at the Monteverde Institute (www.mvinstitute.org). I slept the rest of the day in intermittent feverish sweats and chilled shivers until pulling ...

Viviendo la vida loca, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Viviendo la vida loca

A travel blog entry by kpieroth

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... also probably be too much of a chicken to do it again. After that, we just kind of hung out for the rest of our day and enjoyed Costa Rica. Oh! And Costa Rica beat Italy in the match today so everyone was going crazy! I'm realizing that our first week is ...

Natur und Genussmittel, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Natur und Genussmittel

A travel blog entry by peter.erne.58

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Zweiter Tag mit vollem Programm im Monteverde, genauer in Santa Helena. Morgenspaziergang mit Gary im Curi Cancha Reserve, einem privaten Park. Start um 0700h gleich mit Öffnung des Parks. Wir sind primär zur Vogelbeobachtung hier. Zunächst beobachten ...

autofahren, regenwald, canopy o deja-oido, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

autofahren, regenwald, canopy o deja-oido

A travel blog entry by julegschwander

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monteverde, santa elena! vom strand hiess es dann wieder ab in die berge und nicht nur das sondern auch in den regen(wald)! ziehmlicher temperaturschock fuer mich! um die 15 c bloss, oder so! auf jeden fall richtig kalt und nass!!! bin glaub zum ersten ...

Finally... some cool weather!!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Finally... some cool weather!!

A travel blog entry by dianaford

... across Lake Arenal with an amazing view of the volcano, we embarked on a very very bumpy twisty drive to Santa Elana, our base for the Monteverde Cloud Forest. Our hotel was based at the top of a very steep hill, every time I walked up it, I had to stop ...

Day 6 - going into Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 6 - going into Monteverde

A travel blog entry by lovejezelle

... to which we did. We had played Ellen's app "Heads up!" for a little while and just talked throughout our 3 hour trip to Monteverde. Right when we were getting into Monteverde, it was quite the rocky road that we were taking and we have to make swerves ...

Resplendent Quetzal!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Resplendent Quetzal!

A travel blog entry by rnespeca

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... day.  We went to the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve which is the most popular destiantion for ecotourist when they Come to Costa Rica.  One of the most important birds to find here is the Resplendent Quetzal.  Well we started off the day ...

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

Travelling to Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by jensadventures

... so we could catch the 7am ferry back to the mainland. It didn't take us long to reach the border, we got into Costa Rica about 9.30am. On the way to Monteverde there was a big thunderstorm and a few cars in front a tree fell in the road. One of the lorry ...

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

Arenal to Monteverde

A travel blog entry by avengerpenguins

... narrower, you might have missed a signpost. We had been unable to book our first choice accommodation, Finca Valverde, before leaving for Costa Rica, so we booked ourselves into the Arco Iris Lodge in Santa Elena (both locations can easily be found on the ...

Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by avengerpenguins

... and noted that the bird is seen 'mostly' in foliage of conifers, especially 'Guatemalan Cypress' and 'several sightings at Monteverde'. Further research on return to the UK revealed that a Hermit Warbler had been seen in the conifers by the Cheese ...

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

Monteverde Ziplining

A travel blog entry by jensadventures

This morning we got our breakfast from the bakery then got picked up from the hotel at 8am to go ziplining. It was about a 20 minute drive away, we got all our equipment then were driven for another 5 mins.  There were about 7 ziplines and 1 tarzan ...

Bats and Butterflies, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Bats and Butterflies

A travel blog entry by nanseaj

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... around the little town of Santa Elena for a bit, not much to see really it is just a hub for folks going into Monteverde.  We visited a butterfly garden where we were greeted by a young lady who would guide us through the gardens.  Asking where ...

Macaws in Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Macaws in Monteverde

A travel blog entry by lynsey.nault

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... level cloud cover, usually at the canopy level. As well, because cloud forests are also referred to as mossy forests, and Monteverde is also considered rainforest, I think I've lucked out because there haven't been many clouds since I've been here. ...

Guided tour through Santa Elena Cloud Forest, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Guided tour through Santa Elena Cloud Forest

A travel blog entry by 3beansabroad

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... they will spray a small amount of cyanide in the air.  It smells like almonds. We saw what is essentially the turkey of Costa Rica and were able to get pictures.  We also saw a tarantula hanging out in his den.  One of the last things we ...

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