Travel Blogs from Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica

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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 ...

QUAKERS AND A GREEN WORLD, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

QUAKERS AND A GREEN WORLD

A travel blog entry by ckp

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... feel for the community Close, educated, caring Involved, articulate, free-thinking And fun       MONTE-VERDE CLOUD FOREST RESERVE By C & A   We walk a mile uphill from the Mariposa B & B To the Monteverde Biological Reserve ...

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 ...

VOLUNTEERING & BIRTHDAY & A BIG LESSON, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

VOLUNTEERING & BIRTHDAY & A BIG LESSON

A travel blog entry by ckp

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... Takes more than one job in Monteverde I know how you feel I overheard Can I drive you back to Mariposa? I will post to the Monteverde Community Face Book Page This is a close community If your wallet is found It will be returned And if the money is gone ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

Cloud forest

A travel blog entry by eharpham

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... id downloaded off a list i found online - all awful. Going to drop my mate Metal Mike a message to get some new recommendations. Monteverde is 1300m or something above sea level so its pretty cool but the sun is killer. we were out for about 15 mins and ...

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 ...

Monteverde - café, chocolat - Isabelle, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde - café, chocolat - Isabelle

A travel blog entry by chabot-simard

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... super. Nous avons aussi vu la transformation des graines de chocolat en chocolat. Ils ne cultivent pas les plants de chocolat ici ā Monteverde. Les graines arrivent de la côte atlantique. On a aussi vu comment on fait du sucre ā partir de la canne ā ...

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

Jun 17, 2013

A travel blog entry by jannekethijs13

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Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by sandyundnati

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Von La Fortuna ging es mit "Jeep-Boat-Jeep" nach Monteverde. Nach einer abendteuerlichen Fahrt erreichten wir Monteverde und quartierten uns gleich im Hotel ein, welches unser Fahrer uns empfohlen hatte. Am nächsten Tag besuchten wir den Nationalpark ...

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

Impressions of Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by vandna

We had a friendly but quiet driver (arranged though the online adventure company) meet us at the airport with a placard. The roads were bumpy, and we were pooped from leaving the house at 3:15 AM. We saw coffee plants, cows, horses, and bright ...

Selvatura and ziplining, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Selvatura and ziplining

A travel blog entry by vandna

At breakfast, the lodge owner showed me and the other guests a Northern Baltimore Oriole outside the porch. Who knew that they came all the way to Central America? I wanted to instantaneously pull up that information on its migration pattern, but there ...

Layers of the cloud forest - by Ben, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Layers of the cloud forest - by Ben

A travel blog entry by alexbicknell

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We learnt at school about the different layers of the rain forest. In Costa Rica I have been on big hanging bridges in cloud forest, that give you very good sight of all the different layers - canopy, emergent layer, understorey and forest floor. I've ...

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 ...

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