Travel Blogs from Monteverde, Costa Rica

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by davidandclare

Three long bus journies to get here...but it was worth it as we found a lovely hotel, with what David described as 'the best bed in the world'...and all for $10 a night. We spent 2 days here, the first visiting the 'cloud forest' in Santa Elena ...

Life on the Green Mountain- Monteverde, Costa Rica, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Life on the Green Mountain- Monteverde, Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by lightnerjohnson

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... our belief that the road would take us to where we were supposed to be, and it led us here, to the mountains of Costa Rica, on the doorstep of two preserved cloud forests. Thanks to friends we found out about The Cloud Forest School for Tessa and Maren, ...

A non-erupting volcano and some missing animals, La Fortuna, Volcan Arenal, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

A non-erupting volcano and some missing animals

A travel blog entry by chris74

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... there.  Apparently it's been dormant for the last twelve days.   Must be saving itself for Semana Santa (Easter holidays). Monteverde is on the other side of the lake.  It's only a short distance on the map but the road winds ...

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

Cloud forest Monteverde

A travel blog entry by wavegirl77

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In search of dry land, we headed to Monteverde, famed for its ¨cloud forest¨, a original growth rain forest that is constantly covered in clouds.  This unfortunately was probably not the place to hope to ¨dry out¨ given the the cloud also ...

Is it a bird, is it a plane…?, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Is it a bird, is it a plane…?

A travel blog entry by emmaexplorer

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Finally, Costa Rica in all its technicolour glory! Monteverde delivered everything that I'd been looking for: sunshine, tropical plants, exotic wildlife and adventure. As the volunteer projects run from Monday to Thursday, Fridays and the weekends are ...

Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by chiel_maas

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Tortuguero was great! Definately one of the most beautiful national parks of Costa Rica that i visited during my trip. After Tortuguero, i travelled back to San Jose to go to La Fortuna the day after. The trip to San Jose was quite an adventure, the water ...

SLOTH IN THE CAR PARK, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

SLOTH IN THE CAR PARK

A travel blog entry by prieststrip

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It was raining and cold and we departed early across a lake to Monteverde. We were unable to appreciate the landscape as the cloud line was low. The sun brightened up and we took the bus at the other end of the lake journey to Monteverde.  We were ...

The Cloud Forest and more school..., Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

The Cloud Forest and more school...

A travel blog entry by bl0ndie

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... quite sure how they manage it as I often turn up looking completely bedraggled after a hefty storm! Discipline is non-existent in Costa Rica and everyone pretty much gets away with doing what they want, which is why I have to spend a substantial ...

In the Cloud Forest, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

In the Cloud Forest

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

... nice to relax on Omatape in a group of 11. We left Omatape Island on Thursday and made the long 12 hour trip to Monteverde in Costa Rica.  The main reason for coming here is to do zip lining (flying fox through the cloud forest).  Given that ...

Posiblimente IS a word in Spanish!!!, Santa Elena, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Posiblimente IS a word in Spanish!!!

A travel blog entry by xanadu72

... have delivered that message then for that I am sorry. Yes, last month there was a bank robbery, the worst in history in Costa Rica. The locals believe that one of the reasons that Santa Elena was chosen was because of its remote location and low crime ...

Water fell at the waterfall!, San Luis Catarata, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Water fell at the waterfall!

A travel blog entry by xanadu72

... my next homestay will be a better situation. I get on the bus tomorrow morning and should be meeting my new host family in Playa Flamingo by mid afternoon. Goodbye Monteverde! Stay beautiful and thank you for a wonderful experience- I shall ...

alive and well, Monteverde Cloud Forest, Costa Rica travel blog

alive and well

A travel blog entry by xanadu72

... is not always the best idea. That whole you get what you pay for thing, you know? if you have time do a search for monteverde bank robbery and it should pull up something about what happened here last friday. a block from my house, if that. a girl ...

Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by epijuarez

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... , we came back for a sandwich and a short nap before going to do the canopy tour. This was the whole reason behind coming to Monteverde as we had been advised to do so by one of the members of our group while hiking the Inca Trail. This zip lined canopy ...

Santa Elena / Monteverde Cloudforest, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Santa Elena / Monteverde Cloudforest

A travel blog entry by copper86

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... whole time we were up there. If you are researching this for your own trip, you can´t really go wrong with monteverde backpackers hostel, plus I wouldn´t advise booking anything in advance, as everything can be sorted out when you get there, and you ...

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