Travel Blogs from Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica

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Monteverde - Cloudforests, 25th Birthdays and ATVs, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde - Cloudforests, 25th Birthdays and ATVs

A travel blog entry by jen_83

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... Arenal, its about 2 hours drive away by car. Unfortunately we were completely clouded in so no show for us that day. Celebrated my 25th birthday and started to ease into the Central American way of life - pura vida in costa rica. I'm down with ...

Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by plamodo

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... stretch of road you can imagine.  It was so bumpy, I felt pretty nauseous by the time we arrived. Monteverde is famous for its cloud forest, and jungle hikes.  But Vicky and I wanted none of it.  We were here for some ...

Blog Oficial #5, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Blog Oficial #5

A travel blog entry by billroussy

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... Es muy frustrante al principio, pero cuando usted consigue hecho es bastante divertido. Este fin de semana, fui a las montañas de Monteverde, cerca de 3 horas en bus desde Puntarenas. ¡Qué gran lugar! Las temperaturas son más bajas, sí, pero es muy ...

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

Monteverde Cloud Forest

A travel blog entry by lrhalladay

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... restaurant owned by a local family. We were up and ready by 730a on Sunday for a hike through the Santa Elena cloud forest reserve, for some more wildlife sightseeing. We had really nice weather in the morning (which actually made the cloudforest not as ...

monteverde and el sol, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

monteverde and el sol

A travel blog entry by sifefer

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... (a norwegian and rumanian who were students at Univ of Wisconsin in Madison) to drive to the Monteverde Cloud Forest to meet Andrea, a Costa Rican guide and also a Univ of Costa Rica natural resources management graduate and who is Javiers ...

Mega Tarzan Swing, Monteverde , Costa Rica travel blog

Mega Tarzan Swing

A travel blog entry by apot-of-flowers

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I was less nervous to start school today than I was last week. I got my class started and was joined by a girl from New York named Lily….Lily has already taken 7 years of Spanish. We are in about the same place grammatically, but she kills me ...

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

Travel Day

A travel blog entry by 3beansabroad

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... ) his sister making up songs in Spanish and some birdcalls we can’t identify.  Josh smelled exhaust fumes as we drove down Costa Rica’s main highway.  The highway is two lanes (one each way) and cars get backed up behind slow-moving, ...

Auf Schotterpisten nach Santa Elena, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Auf Schotterpisten nach Santa Elena

A travel blog entry by sarahandi

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... )), aber lecker. Nach dem Fruehstueck haben wir uns dann auf den letzten Abschnitt unserer Reise gemacht (der Norden von Costa Rica). Morgens haben wir noch den Reisefuehrer angeschaut und haben uns so gewundert warum man fuer knapp 50km nach Monteverde / ...

Arrive in Monteverde after a tough ride, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Arrive in Monteverde after a tough ride

A travel blog entry by maikhanhph

... final leg up into the cool, misty mountain air of the Monteverde cloud forest. Spend two days exploring Monteverde and the Cloud Forest Reserve, including a guided tour of the cloud forest—the local guides are extremely knowledgeable about the area ...

The school and travel to MonteVerde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

The school and travel to MonteVerde

A travel blog entry by george_r_hall

... I would be very pleased to have Andrew attend. We arrived in Monteverde checked into our rooms and went on a night tour of the cloud forest. We saw a really big sloth with baby in a close tree, lots of racoons, a large tarantula and amny insects. ...

Surprise ride in Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Surprise ride in Monteverde

A travel blog entry by 3beansabroad

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... of year.  We heard it absolutely poured all of last week, so we were happy to ride the hills, valleys and ridges of Monteverde in sunshine, cool breezes and blue skies.  The horses were lovely.  We had two guides.  One was a Canadian ...

Aug 30, 2013, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Aug 30, 2013

A travel blog entry by brianporter

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Day 7, Saturday 08/08/09, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 7, Saturday 08/08/09

A travel blog entry by michelleincr

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...  We took a 25 minute taxi ride (3400 colones each for round trip, about $7) down a huge mountain to where the nature reserve is.  It took us about 45 minutes of hiking around trees, over rivers/streams and climbing rocks to finally get to the ...

More Monteverde Pictures!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

More Monteverde Pictures!

A travel blog entry by ms.radinsky

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Here are some more pictures from our visit to the Cloud Forest region of Monteverde! The next stop will be Tortuguero National Park. See if you can find it on the ...

Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by herren_stoll

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Sweet and High, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Sweet and High

A travel blog entry by sutherlandcarp

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... to us. Although we didn´t see monkeys a highlight was finding a female trantula sleeping in a treetrunk. The Quakers came to Monteverde in the late ´50´s to escape the draft. They have established quite a dairy business here as well as good schools ...

Monteverde: I'm Superman!, Monteverde , Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde: I'm Superman!

A travel blog entry by journeyjoy

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... walk away from the hostel, and checked out some souvenoir shops. We were then transported to the Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve and saw beautiful and vibrant hummingbirds up close at different feeders. Our guide was a research scientist and our ...

Bumpity Bump to the Monteverde Cloud Forest, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Bumpity Bump to the Monteverde Cloud Forest

A travel blog entry by lindakhaas

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... a short walk and took some more pictures of the resort.  We left about 9:00 and headed around Lake Arenal to Monteverde Cloud Forest National Park.  We stopped at one point to walk across the levee and look for birds along the way.  ...

Feb 07, 2011, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Feb 07, 2011

A travel blog entry by -gc

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Quetzal spotting in beautiful Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Quetzal spotting in beautiful Monteverde

A travel blog entry by wyldhorsez

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... and rejuvenated from non-heat affected sleep and took a chicken bus the short way to one of the town's big draws, the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. As the old school bus wound its way out of town the forest grew steadily more and more lush until we ...

Day 8, Sunday 08/09/09, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 8, Sunday 08/09/09

A travel blog entry by michelleincr

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... brought 2 bottles of shampoo and no conditioner so I've been going without for a week) and lastly, I bought a cd of the best of Costa Rican rock/pop music over the last 20 years.   We packed up, and checked out of the hotel and I took a few last minute ...

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

Hiking in the Rain

A travel blog entry by bjh2s

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This weekend I took a 4/5 hour bus ride to visit the Cloud Forest Reserve in MonteVerde.  The bus ride was an adventure in itself going up the side of the mountain on a barely-there road praying the bus driver had done this once before.  I had ...

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

More Monteverde

A travel blog entry by 7cmiller

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Hi Everyone, Here are the photos from my Monteverde Trip. Although I didn't see too many animals (only a quetzal and a HUGE possum) I did do an AWESOME zipline through Selvatura. There are 18 platforms and 1 Tarzan swing. I already posted the Tarzan swing ...

Update, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Update

A travel blog entry by sweetyq91479

So we arrived yesterday to find that we are allowed very little time on the computers here... Haha our eletricity usage is restricted period.  But all is well, we are staying very busy with many different activities.  I wont update ...

Supermen and Suntan’s, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Supermen and Suntan’s

A travel blog entry by layla_chris

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... to the Nicaragua boarder and walked our way over to Costa Rica. It was here we decided that our first destination in Costa Rica should be Monteverde, as a woman at the hostel had told us it should not be missed. Knowing Costa Rica was going to be a lot ...

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

Canopy tour

A travel blog entry by kevinandjody

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Escape to the Mountains, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Escape to the Mountains

A travel blog entry by harryvs

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... my bus was on ´hora ingles´(English hour) i.e. on time! (We have the reputation for being very punctual here in Costa Rica! After a short nap I got chatting to a Swiss girl who was heading for Monteverde National Park (like all the other backpackers on ...

Up, up up!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Up, up up!

A travel blog entry by sutherlandcarp

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... we arrived in one piece yesterday. Due to its elevation, Monteverde is the "coldest" place we´ll visit in Costa Rica. They call this area a "Cloud Forest" and it really is wreathed in clouds. It seems to rain daily here but not all day. We ...

Overnight Boat trip to Monteverde Cloud Forest, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Overnight Boat trip to Monteverde Cloud Forest

A travel blog entry by globalshepherds

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... a couple once in a while.  That was pretty nice. The next day we arranged for a guided tour of the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve.  Our guide was an endearing and enthusiastic Tico named Christian.  Christian had grown up in the town and ...

Tarzan Swing Shannanigans, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Tarzan Swing Shannanigans

A travel blog entry by 7cmiller

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Hi Everyone! I just got back from Monteverde. Here's me on the Tarzan Swing. I'm going to post pictures and a full entry in the next few days. Let's just say the movie speaks for itself! :D ...

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