Travel Blogs from Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica

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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. ...

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 ...

Up the Road to Monteverde we go..., Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Up the Road to Monteverde we go...

A travel blog entry by gilmer

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When Joanne was doing her tour of the butterflies and hummingbirds, the tour guide suggested we visit the Monteverde cheese factory. Since Joanne and I are fans of cheese, we thought this would be a great outing for the two of us. ... so off we went. Up ...

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

Feb 07, 2011

A travel blog entry by -gc

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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 ...

Walking in the Clouds, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Walking in the Clouds

A travel blog entry by charlieandellie

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After leaving San Jose we arrived in Monteverde. Monteverde is a tiny town set amongst Costa Rica´s best cloud forest, it is a great place to trek through the jungle and see loads of wildlife! For our first night in Monteverde we decided to do a night ...

Geburtstags-Steak im Nebelwald, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Geburtstags-Steak im Nebelwald

A travel blog entry by sarahandi

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Schon kurz nach 6 traellerte Sarah mir bereits im Bett noch das erste Geburtstagslied. Von Happy Birthday ueber Wie schoen das du geboren bist hatte sie alles im Peto. Danach hat sie uns ein leckeres Fruehstueck besorgt bei einer kleinen einheimischen ...

The Longest Days…of Class, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

The Longest Days…of Class

A travel blog entry by apot-of-flowers

... I can have an afternoon off at the end of the week. I had regular class and knew that I was going to need some of Monteverde's finest coffee beans to help me stay fired up on Spanish. For those of you who have not studied a language in a foreign country, ...

A week in the cloud forest, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

A week in the cloud forest

A travel blog entry by jonandfinola

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Day 6, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 6

A travel blog entry by brittanyassunto

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Today is the day that we leave Campanario and head to UGA. We woke up at 5am and ate the usual gallo pinto, eggs, and pineapple. Everyone sat their luggage downstairs to get it ready for the boat. I lost my flip flop getting onto the boat but Ronnie ...

Day 7, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 7

A travel blog entry by brittanyassunto

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... College about their ant project which seemed pretty cool. We watched a one hour long movie about the cloud forest to get us prepared for the Monteverde hike the following day. The movie was pretty interesting. It gave us some background information on ...

Day 8, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 8

A travel blog entry by brittanyassunto

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... enjoyed that because we got to listen to thinks that we don’t hear in Texas and we got to experience really reflect on our experience in Costa Rica. Overall I might give this day a 6. It would have been better but I really hated the frog ...

Day 9, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 9

A travel blog entry by brittanyassunto

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... UGA we were mainly just showering and getting ready, had some free time, and ate dinner. It was really bittersweet knowing that my time in Costa Rica was almost over! I loved it here, but there was a small part of me that was excited to go home and see my ...

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