Travel Blogs from Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica

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

Costa Rica - Monteverde

A travel blog entry by leanne.baker

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... to try to make a living through logging and farming. It was a 4 hour bus ride to our half way point in San Jose (capital of Costa Rica), but the driver still felt the need for a break after an hour and told everyone to get off for a minimum of 20 ...

horse poo foot, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

horse poo foot

A travel blog entry by rachaelforster

We´ve been in Monteverde for 2 days now, arriving after a 9hr bus journey. On the first night we went to a bar called Bar Amigos, which was a cross between a Texan barn and a school disco. Couples with perfectly practiced dance routines were there, as ...

Travelling? What`s Travelling? by Sandra, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Travelling? What`s Travelling? by Sandra

A travel blog entry by weemcd

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... abilities that holidaymakers don't have or need.  Just this week we joined a two day tour to a fairly remote part of Costa Rica (move forward 4 for going somewhere remote) accessible only by boat (+2) in order to see sea turtles laying their eggs in ...

Our heads in the clouds..., Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Our heads in the clouds...

A travel blog entry by caraandmarkray

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... between ocean and mountains (and our driver spotting a howler monkey) we made our way to the bumpy road leading from Puntarenas up to Monteverde. Although the road was only 15 km it managed to take us at least an hour and a half due to the rough ...

Weekend #1, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Weekend #1

A travel blog entry by caraandmarkray

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... Yourself before making our ascent back to Casa Del Toro. Sunday, it poured rain most of the day and when it pours rain in Monteverde it seems to swallow up the whole region in a thick mist making it hard to see even the neighbor's house. Luckily for us ...

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

Adios Monteverde!

A travel blog entry by caraandmarkray

... _AKOk After we zipped our way down the mountain we decided to take the skywalk which was about an hour hike through the cloud forest with opportunities to cross over 5 different hanging bridges. While we didn't see much wildlife besides birds, it was a ...

Frogs and Insects and Butterflies-Oh My!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Frogs and Insects and Butterflies-Oh My!

A travel blog entry by caraandmarkray

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... to the Ranario (Frog Pond). We had a guide that took us through the exhibits and showed us numerous types of frogs unique to Costa Rica including one called "blue jeans" and Costa Rica's most famous frog "the red eye tree frog." There was another family ...

Two full weeks in Costa Rica!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Two full weeks in Costa Rica!

A travel blog entry by caraandmarkray

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... and green instead of the yellow we are used to in the States). After the farmer's market we made our way to the Monteverde Reserve Cloud Forest. The guide at the entry way showed us several options for trails and we chose to take a two and a half hour ...

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

Cloudforest trails

A travel blog entry by jandkross

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... , and other trees covered with epiphytes and bromeliads.  The lovely weather though meant that we did not experience typical cloud forest conditions with moisture laden leaves and moss dripping overhead. By the time we had walked back to town we were ...

Miercoles, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Miercoles

A travel blog entry by caraandmarkray

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... so between studying spanish vocabulary and watching cartoons in spanish we began to contemplate some of the different quirks here in Costa Rica. For example, the use of toilet paper. You are not supposed to put toilet paper in the toilet after you use ...

Pax för att vara Tarzan, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Pax för att vara Tarzan

A travel blog entry by evahagel

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... och svettandet. Tänk att faktiskt behöva en tröja på kvällen...lyx! :) Första dagen tog jag en guidad tur i Monteverde Cloud Forest, mycket intressant och fick även se en quetzal (googla denna), vilket oftast är målet med turen men också ...

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

head in the clouds

A travel blog entry by victoriabegins

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... planning on posting lots of pics of naked people.  i caught a shuttle bus from san jose (capital city) to the monteverde cloud forest reserve (north-central).  the hostel here reminds me of a little shack you'd find in venice beach.  the ...

BUNGEEEE, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

BUNGEEEE

A travel blog entry by jcgallagher

... got some of my clothes washed following the 'mucky' horseride!) As we head over the top of the mountain to Playa Tamarindo, Monteverde has never looked so stunning. Hills and rainforest going for miles and at last some blue sky. Extremo you did not ...

Unamused, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Unamused

A travel blog entry by jcgallagher

... to be a good day. Why then having not gone back to sleep did I bother to get up at 6 am to start the trek to Monteverde? A funny stomach started on the first leg of the trip and continued on through. Yes, this is on a trip involving boats, horses, jeeps ...

Canopy og jeep-båd-jeep, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Canopy og jeep-båd-jeep

A travel blog entry by christian1986

Idag havde vi besluttet os for at vi ville videre mod La Fortuna som er en en by nordpå der ligger tæt på en af Costa Ricas mest spændende naturoplevelser: Den aktive vulkan Arenal. Inden da skulle vi dog på en canopy-tur. Canopy er en lidt ...

in the Monteverde area, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

in the Monteverde area

A travel blog entry by wandering-again

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... three hours! We walked as far as the Curi Cancha reserve and saw our first Agouti. They are the largest rodent in Costa Rica and second largest in the world. We also visited an information centre about the Children's Eternal Rainforest. This was created ...

That was almost NOT a road!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

That was almost NOT a road!

A travel blog entry by laurihart

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... (a number they admitted in the end that could not be accurately estimated or computed.) Anyway, today's drive will take us to a cloud forest.  We head out the dirt road and onto a paved two lane road that winds around lake arenal. Fortunately the ...

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

Hike to Cloud Forest

A travel blog entry by sopsolis

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... ...a peanut butter banana, pineapple jam sandwich along with a mayo and cucumber sandwich! We were on our way to the Cloud Forest guided hike. A quick breakfast and it was on to load up the van. It was a short drive to reach our destination ...

Superman vs Tarzan, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Superman vs Tarzan

A travel blog entry by tash_and_simon

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... from earlier in the day.. 'Hi, I'm John Carlos the Canadian, would you guys mind if I joined you to the boarder of Costa Rica? I've had a falling out with my friends and you all seem pretty cool!' With barely a glimpse back Solomon shakes the mans hands ...

An intro to Monte Verde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

An intro to Monte Verde

A travel blog entry by emijean

... are also set to go on a night walk tonight to see animals and some of the forrest.Then tomorrow we are going to walk the cloud forest. Included in the cloud forest tour is tarzan swings, rappels and more animals. I am looking forward to more adventure and ...

La réserve de Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

La réserve de Monteverde

A travel blog entry by gag91raph

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 Une grande réserve perdue au milieu de la jungle.  La visite se fait ā l'aide d'un sentier qui imprunte des ponts suspendus. Beaucoup de nature dans cette jungle. Cela va des écureuils ou colibris jusqu'aux rares quetzals.  Autres ...

Feb 09, 2010, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Feb 09, 2010

A travel blog entry by danielringrose

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Horseback riding from Lake Arenal, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Horseback riding from Lake Arenal

A travel blog entry by jessi330

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We got up early 6:15am, took our bags outside to organize so we wouldn't disturb the others. That's one thing that drives me crazy is someone diggning through their bags really early or really late. The plastic bags crinkling or the zippers.  We ...

En tur i en skyskov, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

En tur i en skyskov

A travel blog entry by christian1986

... billigere at tage nogle af de private reservater der støder op til nationalparken, så det gjorde vi. Området hed Santa Elena Forest Reserve, og man kunne godt se at regnskoven var anderledes end det vi havde set før. Til gengæld var dyrelivet ikke ...

Cloud Forests, Ziplining, salsa lessons, and drivi, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Cloud Forests, Ziplining, salsa lessons, and drivi

A travel blog entry by beyondtheborder

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... lining, super-manning for 1.5km 500ft above the forest floor, swinging, and starring in a TV show from Costa Rica. Afternoon included hiking through the forest and mountains at Monteverde Park. Was pretty saweet. Will add more when have more time. Evening ...

Nebelwald, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Nebelwald

A travel blog entry by annitica

... Einer der aufregendsten Tage bisher! Unser Tag im Nebelwald im Reserva Santa Elena - haben uns wegen des Touristenstroms gegen Monteverde entschieden. Wir begannen ruhig mit einem entspannten Spaziergang durch die Bäume und über doch sehr hoch ...

Flying yet again, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Flying yet again

A travel blog entry by emijean

After our nihttime advenutre with the sloths and turantulas, we headed home to rest up for our Canopy Tour - Monteverde's coveted attraction - the next morning. Due to to our neighbors finding a scorpion in their bag, classically, Dan slept like a rock, ...

A cool mountain getaway from the heat, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

A cool mountain getaway from the heat

A travel blog entry by catndeano

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... strange looking bees and some massive flying ants. After two long hours we reached the top and had a nice view of the Monteverde cloud forest below. As expected, it was a bit cloudy on the ridges so we couldn´t see Volcan Arenal that you can normally ...

A Walk In The Clouds, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

A Walk In The Clouds

A travel blog entry by trockie

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We awoke this morning to the songs of birds.  After getting ready we went to the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve and hired a guide, Juan Carlos, to show us around.  It ended up being important to have a guide as we would have never seen several ...

Jun 17, 2013, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Jun 17, 2013

A travel blog entry by jannekethijs13

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