Travel Blogs from Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica

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

Monteverde tours

A travel blog entry by wanderlizzy

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 Tuesday, 26th January 2016   Today we again get kitted up as we are visiting Monteverde cloud forest reserve and dead on time, as per usual, our guide arrives to take us the 15 minutes to the park entrance. Graybing introduces himself to us ...

Going Extremo!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Going Extremo!

A travel blog entry by kerry_andrew

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... !) and for the remainder of the group to sample the local rum with some entertaining consequences! The main activities in Monteverde revolve around the cloud forest. We decided the best way to see this was up in the canopy itself and as such chose to do ...

Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by truetravelerare

... The darn thing drew blood, and it stings more than a mosquito bite would. I think it might be a forest wasp. ..... The zipline over the cloud forest was great fun. My only qualm is it didn´t go fast enough. When I did the free swing, I was tied in, then ...

The quetzal bird and making sweeties, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

The quetzal bird and making sweeties

A travel blog entry by salsita

Yet another action packed day with a guided tour around the Monteverde Cloud Forest, the most famous in the world.  We saw a few birds, the infamous quetzal bird (the national bird of Guatemala and an important sacred bird to the mayas) which got our ...

Tamagringo and Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Tamagringo and Monteverde

A travel blog entry by reece_k

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... awsome. Woke up early the next day and did one of the zip line (flying fox) tours that are absolutly everywhere in Costa Rica, it was good fun zooming of the canopy of the rainforest all morning, although most of the time you are going to ...

Voyager seule? Bilan apres 2 mois, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Voyager seule? Bilan apres 2 mois

A travel blog entry by ariane_atw

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... pas... * Gestion de budget a moyen terme: bonne. Je dis ca tant qu'il est encore temps parce que je sais que l'étape Costa Rica va faire MAL. * Tolérance a la friture/au mélange arroz et frijoles (riz et haricots rouges, la base de l'alimentation ici, ...

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

Costa Rica: Monteverde

A travel blog entry by daria_juergen

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... Tigre, the Santa Elena Reserve, the Bosque Eterno de los Niños and the world-famous Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. Unfortunately everything is very expensive in Costa Rica and they change you for everything what you should or will do. Entrance to the ...

Quaker Monkeys & Milkshakes (Andy), Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Quaker Monkeys & Milkshakes (Andy)

A travel blog entry by lindseyhehman

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... take advantage of this while I can. That afternoon we all went off to the Reserva Biologica Bosque Nuboso Monteverde (Monterde's Cloud Forest Reserve). It was a good hike through a living cloud forest getting a chance to see a few insects and butterflies ...

Monte Verde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monte Verde

A travel blog entry by diene

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Heute besuchen wir den Nationalpark Santa Elena in dem man den hier superberuehmten Nebelurwald bewundern kann.Der macht heute seinem Namen absolut gar keine Ehre, so koennen wir den 3 Stuendigen Trek durch den Wald bei strahlend blauem Himmel ...

Travel with your phone or tablet, Cam's app guide, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Travel with your phone or tablet, Cam's app guide

A travel blog entry by campbell-louw

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About 15 years ago I went traveling for the first time, working around the UK for a couple of months followed by a solo trip around Europe. I did not have an email address and digital cameras, GPS and cell phones did not exist yet. This time around ...

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

Extremo Canopy

A travel blog entry by diene

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Um 12 Uhr komme ich in meiner nachsten Station, dem Ort Monteverde, an. Um keine Zeit zu verschwenden wird auch gleich fuer 14 Uhr die Canopy Tour gebucht.Das heisst, man saust 2 Stunden lang an Drahtseilen durch die Baumkronen des hiesigen Urwaldes. ...

life in the clouds, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

life in the clouds

A travel blog entry by gonroamin

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... across the lake for about an hour and finally 1hour 45 mins in a van up a bumpy road. The views on the way were great and the cloud forest lodge seems really nice, huge room , and i think it has a nice view if only the clouds would go away. So I was ...

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

Cloud Forest in Monteverede, Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by mtrm

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... ' nás asi po dvou hodinách jízdy volal řidič, že tady máme vystoupit, že tudy pojede bus do Monteverde. Netrvalo dlouho a už jsme seděli v kabině auta jednoho hodného mladého Američana, co žije s ...

Onwards and upwards...., Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Onwards and upwards....

A travel blog entry by wandering-again

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... journey, we arrived in the scenic area of Monteverde, high in the mountains, to the NW of Alajuela. The area is known as The Cloud Forest and for good reason, a refreshing cool mist enveloped the town as we climbed down from our bone-shaker of a bus. With ...

Parc naturel Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Parc naturel Monteverde

A travel blog entry by florentv

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Nous partons de bon matin pour aller visiter le parc national Monteverde ! Aussi appelé Forêt des nuages -car les nuages y sont omniprésents tout au long de l'année-, cette forêt tropicale humide m'a permis de découvrir une végétation que je ...

Monteverde- it never rains but..., Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde- it never rains but...

A travel blog entry by yorkieandloxy

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... it was travelling up through Costa Rica causing torrential rain. Undeterred we spent our first day in the Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve, where we spent a really enjoyable- if very wet- 2 hours traipsing through the woods. Unfortunately we weren´t ...

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

Quetzales in Monteverde

A travel blog entry by ccheng

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... grand sourire a suffit, et il mónt laisser passer.   Apres une journee complete de voyage, on arrive finalement a Monteverde avant la nuit. A la descente de bus, on fut envahi de rabateurs pour les hostels du coin se battant pour ...

Monteverde - the cloud forest, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde - the cloud forest

A travel blog entry by brownej

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... around on one leg, with the leg extended forwards whilst trying to keep their ankle next to the childs'! Monteverde is famous for its cloud forest, and I had every hope of seeing the green red-eyed frog (an icon I thought of Costa Rica). We got ...

Flying through the cloud forest on a zipline, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Flying through the cloud forest on a zipline

A travel blog entry by salsita

... to the Desafio tour office to see what other adrenalin pumping sports we could sign up for next. Zip lining through the Monteverde Cloud Forest at various speeds sounded fun. We signed up to the Selvatura tour to fly through 3km worth of cables with ...

Swinging above the forest, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Swinging above the forest

A travel blog entry by simon.caryn

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... doing this) But it wasn't meant to be – first up was the bridge walks. Which was actually pretty amazing. Monteverde Forest is known as a Cloud Forest... There are 18 different types of forests in the world (who knew) and Costa Rica had 12 of them. ...

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

Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by shanem

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... An hour later I´m in Liberia, a not very impressive stopover on the way to Monteverde. It is needed because the journey to Montverde, a cloud forest in the mountains about halfway between the Atlantic and Pacific is notoriously cumbersome. The ...

Ep. 40 Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Ep. 40 Monteverde

A travel blog entry by itsthejourney

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... ***********************************ITALIANO****************************************** Dopo un altra lunga giornata in bus che ci porta sugli altopiani della Costa Rica arriviamo a Monteverde alle 8 di sera. Qui e’ nuvoloso, umido e fa freddo! ...

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

Cloud Forest

A travel blog entry by mrandmrsmurrell

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... at the same time get soaked by horizontal rain being blown down from the mountains. We visited the two cloud forest protected reserves.  At St Elena reserve we were soaked to the skin by 3 hours of torrential rain.  At Monteverde reserve we had ...

Lots of activities, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Lots of activities

A travel blog entry by ren_n_ems

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... plants to the finished product, Ren drinking it and feeling pretty wired all evening. Evening - Its time for our night walk in the forest, we saw coatis (part of the racoon family), agoutis (not sure how to spell this but looked like a big big rat), ...

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

Costa Ricccccccaaaaa

A travel blog entry by trush-parul2011

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... before the bus back so we decided to see the reptile exhibit and it was one of te highlights. There are soo many snakes in Costa Rica ! Bloody big ones as well. There there was the toads and the multicoloured tiny frogs that can kill you in an hours . ...

Coffee, moss and orchids, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Coffee, moss and orchids

A travel blog entry by diasbuenos

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We travelled over lake Arenal to Monteverde cloud forest. The boat was great, beautiful views of the volcano and very calm water! Yesterday afternoon saw us learning about chocolate, coffee and sugar cane farming at one of the many mainly coffee ...

Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by la-buena-vida

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Après etre restés 2 jours à Santa teresa, nous avons été à Monteverde, une petite ville dans les montagnes pas très loin du volcan Arenal toujours en activité. Mais quand nous sommes arrivés, on est tombés malade tous les deux ce qui fait que ...

Ziplining in a Cloud Forest -average weekday stuff, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Ziplining in a Cloud Forest -average weekday stuff

A travel blog entry by rahulandben

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After La Fortuna we drove to Monteverde, which is a natural reserve or cloud forest (so called because at the altitude of 1800m there is canopy level cloud cover) and stayed in the nearby town of Santa Elena. On the way the Daihatsu Bego and its ...

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

Cloud Forest Adventures

A travel blog entry by lisaknott

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... muffin hills exploding with colour into the endless green. At 6.30 the following morning we took a hike into the Santa Elena Cloud Forest.  The 3 hour hike took us through dense primary and secondary rainforest.  Few animals were spotted but the ...

Horses, Zip-Lines and Lovely Rain in Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Horses, Zip-Lines and Lovely Rain in Monteverde

A travel blog entry by elliefis

After much sweating and stinging insects on the Caribbean coast, the cool climate and rain of the Monteverde Cloud  Forest have been a welcome change! (I never thought I´d see the day when I welcomed rain!). On Sunday we caught a 4 hour bus back ...

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