Travel Blogs from Monteverde, Costa Rica

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Better out than in..., Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Better out than in...

A travel blog entry by sainty1

Are you seeing a theme yet? This country is just one big national park. From Volcano Arenal we headed to Monteverde NP, a privately owned piece of cloud forest. It was purchased by a bunch of Quakers to help save the rainforest, and to keep tourist ...

So long Nicaragua, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

So long Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by erics

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... and as a bonus, two foxes came around looking for a handout. Today we swung by the Frog Pond, a local eco-zoo devoted to Costa Rica's native amphibeans. Obviously. It was a lot more fun than we expected, who knew frogs were so cool? Anyway, that's ...

Bridges, ATVs and Bachata, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Bridges, ATVs and Bachata

A travel blog entry by deni367

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... definitely the worst student. But luckily, we went back down into town and to the only club, where we could dance however we wanted. It was a great night to complete our Monteverde experience. Next, it was time to go across the country and to the beach. ...

Bungees, Ziplines and Giant Tree Swings, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Bungees, Ziplines and Giant Tree Swings

A travel blog entry by samlocke3

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After getting the boat across Lake Arenal we took a jeep up to the picturesque highlands of Monteverde. On arrival at our hostel I absently flicked through the leaflets of attractions on offer in the area while AP was having a poo, only to come across one ...

A Sloth, A Swing & A Soda, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

A Sloth, A Swing & A Soda

A travel blog entry by jameshardy88

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Located between two beautiful cloud forests is Monteverde a tourist mecca within Costa Rica with a real wealth of activities day trips an excursions to relieve you of you money. A settlement evolved out of a Quaker gathering today you would be hard ...

¡Arroz y frijoles todos el tiempo! ¡Yum!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

¡Arroz y frijoles todos el tiempo! ¡Yum!

A travel blog entry by lindseyj

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... ! Annie then went home while Matt, Curtis and I went to Los Amigos bar for a couple drinks and to join the many others watching the Costa Rica vs. Mexico football game (Costa Rica lost). I didn't stay long since I had to get home before dark. I decided to ...

Søstrene Hvid fortælle - part 2, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Søstrene Hvid fortælle - part 2

A travel blog entry by tanjahvid

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(Camilla) Torsdag 25/12 Efter en god juleaften  blev der sovet længe torsdag. Vi havde ingen planer for dagen, så vi fik slappet godt af ved poolen og fik arbejdet lidt på vores nu efterhånden gode kulør. Efter lidt aftensmad gik vi tidligt ...

Lake Arenal, coffee plantations and sloth's bum, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Lake Arenal, coffee plantations and sloth's bum

A travel blog entry by giedre-sha

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... once a two weeks to go to the bathroom and then goes back up. Unfortunately, we only got to see his big bum from down below. Adventure tour Costa Rica Quest (including all transport and accommodation) operated by G Adventures, booked through STA Travel. ...

The Cloudforest, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

The Cloudforest

A travel blog entry by cjsceats

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We spent a couple of days in this very popular and touristy cloudforest region. The main attractions are the canopy tours, which are much more like theme-park style zip-line adventures, and hikes through the cloudforest itself. We had a good relaxing ...

Adios Nicaragua, hola Costa Rica, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Adios Nicaragua, hola Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by mini_v

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... Up and ready to rumble at 6am, the coffee helped! Slept like a baby on the ferry and then another 1hr to the Honduras - Costa Rica border. Most stressful border crossing so far - made sure I had the little piece of paper from Nicaragua but got conned into ...

Adrenaline-packed day in sunny Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Adrenaline-packed day in sunny Monteverde

A travel blog entry by mini_v

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... eggs and rice and beans). Could not resist another cappuccino and then off we went to our hanging bridge tour at 100% Aventura in Monteverde! The hike was very chilled out but it wasn't really a cloudy forest for us unfortunately and we didn't get to see ...

Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by rlphillips

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We arrived in Monterverde for a quick stop to do some ziplining in the cloud forest.  We talked ourselves into the xtreme zip wiring which involved 3km of wire hanging over valleys with drops of over 500 feet and the longest line of 750 ...

Costa Rica - Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica - Monteverde

A travel blog entry by saanddk

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... (a Yugoslavian living in Canada) and a couple, Mark and Lauren, who are from Atlanta although Mark now works in Costa Rica. Semira, Charlotte and I visited a local coffee plantation together on our first day. They offer tours to take you through ...

Birds and Trees, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Birds and Trees

A travel blog entry by wandering-again

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Our visit to the Curi Cancha reserve started early with a 7am pick up. The reserve was quiet and the first thing that struck us was the sheer size of the trees that were all around us. We felt minute next to them. They feel like sentient beings ...

Adrenaline and Frogs in the Cloud Forest, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Adrenaline and Frogs in the Cloud Forest

A travel blog entry by phoedo

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... gave us a lift (there seem to be Spanish people everywhere here in August). All in all we were very happy with our Monteverde experience. Now it´s on to Arenal, the very active volcano, where we hope to see some eruptions and soak in the hot ...

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

Quetzals!

A travel blog entry by margreet98

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One of the fun trips in Costa Rica is the Jeep-Boat-Jeep from La Fortuna to Monteverde, although it is actually a van-boat-van trip. We were picked up at the hotel by the van and dropped at the dam at Lake Arenal where we boarded a boat that took us ...

Yes I am a tourist, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Yes I am a tourist

A travel blog entry by eeyore82

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Monteverde - or the cloud forrest- is an amazingly beautiful place, the nature is just amazing. The little town/ village Santa Elena- consisting of two roads and I dont know how many hostels is the place to stay. Its super touristy, and there is a lot of ...

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

The Quetzal

A travel blog entry by mnasf

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... bed.  We had an early tour of the cloud forest in the morning. Day 5 – Wednesday, July 1, 2009 – The Monteverde Cloud Forest We had an early reservation for a tour of the Cloud Forest with our guide Francisco.  Grandpa did not come ...

Monteverde for one day!, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde for one day!

A travel blog entry by c4corey

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... 50 years ago with a group of Quakers from the states. After arriving to the most beautiful house I have seen thus far in Costa Rica (I even had a piano in my room) Michelle and I went out for a day exploration. After some choco mint (chocolate chip) ice ...

Day 10: La Fortuna to Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 10: La Fortuna to Monteverde

A travel blog entry by segacs

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... let any of that affect our enjoyment of our trip. So we geared up for the three-hour horseback ride between Arenal and Monteverde, in the sun at the hottest part of the day. Painful? Yeah. Fun? Definitely. The ride started somewhat eventfully, ...

Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by amz8op

... over 2500 feet and the highest being over 400 feet. It was amazing!! They are supposed to be one of the best things to do in costa rica. We are explored the town which wasn't very big town. Our hotel was great, we even had to cross a suspension bridge to ...

Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by jennyh64

... much one doesn't appreciate something until they get it taken away from them. Some of these dirt roads are so rocky that you could probably get whiplash if you drove too fast on them. Fortunately not all of Costa Rica is that way, some of them are ...

Day 8, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 8

A travel blog entry by bell.costarica

... to the Serphentario, which is a snake/reptile exhibit. Which was pretty cool becasue we got to see alot of the snakes that live in Costa Rica.  Katherine even held a baby boa that was only 2 weeks old.  And we got to see a Rhino Beetle that ...

ALL the activities, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

ALL the activities

A travel blog entry by nellems

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... Orchid Cafe (their panini’s are excellent) head to the Serpentarium to view all the reptiles that one might find in Costa Rica, including an excellent collection of the deadly and super venomous snakes you might see as you are walking through the ...

We get cake, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

We get cake

A travel blog entry by soooz

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... and I curtseyed. Look the Jeep Boat Jeep was a bit of a trial but worth it.. It shaved 8 hours off our roadtrip to Monteverde. We arrived in just 2.5.  What made it worthwhile, was our our host(eses). Blokes who had brought a whole esky full of ...

Reuniting, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Reuniting

A travel blog entry by excitethesoul

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... * Our itinerary would take us to Mirador La Ventana, a point on the Continental Divide which extends from Canada to Argentina through Costa Rica, then loop us back to through the park and eventually back to the gate.  Though we didn't really see any ...

Der Nebelwald von Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Der Nebelwald von Monteverde

A travel blog entry by tripumdiewelt

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... wenn man mit dem Auto die Serpentinen der Berge erklimmt und von dort auf die Nebelwälder schaut. In Monteverde selbst ist wie in ganz Costa Rica Ökotourismus angesagt. Das bedeutet im Klartext: Preise wie im Westen. Es gibt quasi keine Aktivität ...

Nachts im Urwald von Costa Rica, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Nachts im Urwald von Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by tripumdiewelt

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... herumlaufen. Auf alle Fälle ist so eine Nachtwanderung eine feine Sache. Schade, dass Bienchen Angst davor hatte. Diesen Beitrag und alles zu unserer kompletten Weltreise findet ihr hier www.tripumdiewelt.de/2011/07/nebelwald-monteverde.html.   ...

Bird of Prey... Flying High, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Bird of Prey... Flying High

A travel blog entry by excitethesoul

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... trip.  Let me try and explain... Zip-lining in general can be great fun.  However, zip-lining in one of Costa Rica's premiere rain forests is nothing short of spiritual.  And the way the lines were setup at Selvatura were ...

Dia 6. Rincon la Vieja - Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Dia 6. Rincon la Vieja - Monteverde

A travel blog entry by maprudencio

... Se puede observar actividad Volcanica, paseo entre fumarolas, volcancitos de lodo hirviendo y aguas ricas en azufre. Despues, salir hacia Monteverde. (4h de carreteras malas) Llegada al hotel y aprovechar la tarde para visitar el Ranario o algo. Cena en ...

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