Travel Blogs from Monteverde, Costa Rica

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Pain in the a**, Monteverde Cloud Reserve, Santa Elena, Costa Rica travel blog

Pain in the a**

A travel blog entry by xanadu72

... later hiked back into town and back to school, then took a cab with 2 other gals from school to the entrance of the Monteverde Cloud Reserve. Our school arranged for us to have a guide and we spent 3 hours plus hiking through the jungle and looking at ...

Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by heidsontour

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Río Pacuare, Racuarito, Costa Rica travel blog

Río Pacuare

A travel blog entry by limehybrid

Río ...

Going Extremo!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Going Extremo!

A travel blog entry by kerry_andrew

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... to take us to Monteverde was waiting for us on the Costa Rican side so we made a quick getaway. It immediately struck me that Costa Rica is a lot more green and lush than Nicaragua, and with a much more hilly landscape. In fact the last few kilometers to ...

Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by truetravelerare

Companeros, Monteverde is like a step back in time. Steep and rolling green hills surround the town. Friendly dairy cows stray across the road. The dairy products are incredibly delicious since they are fresh and unpasteurized- coconut ice creams, butter ...

Costa Rica 4, Santa Elena and Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica 4

A travel blog entry by sarahbrad

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... We have now just booked one of our last bus journeys this trip for 6.30 tomorrow morning for our 5 hour trip to San Jose (the capital of Costa rica). Then on Tuesday we do a big hop by plane to Panama City as we are running out of time, only 10 days to go ...

Lazy???, Manuel Antonio, Santa Elena, Monteverde Cloud Forest, Costa Rica travel blog

Lazy???

A travel blog entry by xanadu72

... if that says anything about the condition of the road. I am staying in Santa Elena, which is about 15 km from Monteverde. Here the majority of the rain forest is preserved by the government so of course it is a major tourist attraction. Parts of ...

The quetzal bird and making sweeties, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

The quetzal bird and making sweeties

A travel blog entry by salsita

Yet another action packed day with a guided tour around the Monteverde Cloud Forest, the most famous in the world.  We saw a few birds, the infamous quetzal bird (the national bird of Guatemala and an important sacred bird to the mayas) which got our ...

Quaker Monkeys & Milkshakes (Andy), Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Quaker Monkeys & Milkshakes (Andy)

A travel blog entry by lindseyhehman

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Driving into Monteverde, Costa Rica is kind of like driving into an amusement park. While the ride itself feels like a roller coaster going up and down the mountainous landscape, as you enter you are bombarded with signs welcoming you and telling you to ...

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

Tamagringo and Monteverde

A travel blog entry by reece_k

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... awsome. Woke up early the next day and did one of the zip line (flying fox) tours that are absolutly everywhere in Costa Rica, it was good fun zooming of the canopy of the rainforest all morning, although most of the time you are going to ...

Voyager seule? Bilan apres 2 mois, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Voyager seule? Bilan apres 2 mois

A travel blog entry by ariane_atw

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... pas... * Gestion de budget a moyen terme: bonne. Je dis ca tant qu'il est encore temps parce que je sais que l'étape Costa Rica va faire MAL. * Tolérance a la friture/au mélange arroz et frijoles (riz et haricots rouges, la base de l'alimentation ici, ...

Rain, rain... go away, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Rain, rain... go away

A travel blog entry by ddgfraser

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We push off from the dock and set sails as we float out of this wet but very beautiful place. Yes, Eve is under the impression she is a boat and her awning is a sail. Our aim is to go for another look at or experience more sound effects from the misty ...

Cloud Forest and ZIP LINING!!, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Cloud Forest and ZIP LINING!!

A travel blog entry by giedre-sha

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... stories and listen to 'Red Red Wine'. Another unforgettable day. Off to the Pacific Coast tomorrow - bring it on! Adventure tour Costa Rica Quest (including all transport and accommodation) operated by G Adventures, booked through STA Travel.   ...

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

Costa Rica: Monteverde

A travel blog entry by daria_juergen

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... . Monteverde is a small town in Puntarenas, it is considered a major ecotourism destination in Costa Rica. The area is host to the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve and numerous other reserves, which draw considerable numbers of tourists and naturalists. ...

first couple weeks, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

first couple weeks

A travel blog entry by jennyh64

... week we went out to Mal Pais to meet up with Pam, Ryan, Tyler, and some of their friends. We learned the hard way that Costa Rica has a valid reputation for not starting things on time, so while we were supposed to leave San Jose at 2:30, the bus didn't ...

Frog and bird watching, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Frog and bird watching

A travel blog entry by nancydeb

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... me it felt like a  ski resort and is very touristy. There were lots of adventure activities, like zip lining over the canopy but Costa Rica is famous for its bird life, so we decided to go bird watching with a quiet guy called Freddie early the next ...

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A travel blog entry by bugs1983

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What a trip!, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

What a trip!

A travel blog entry by xanadu72

So i log in like one minute ago in this new internet cafe that has faster speeds and right now there are 2 police officers that just rushed in and grabbed this guy next to me and threw him on the pool table. hmmmm watching. ok, thisis not good so i am ...

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

Monte Verde

A travel blog entry by diene

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Heute besuchen wir den Nationalpark Santa Elena in dem man den hier superberuehmten Nebelurwald bewundern kann.Der macht heute seinem Namen absolut gar keine Ehre, so koennen wir den 3 Stuendigen Trek durch den Wald bei strahlend blauem Himmel ...

Trekking Around Monteverde: Travel guide style, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Trekking Around Monteverde: Travel guide style

A travel blog entry by pcvgirl

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... cheeses country wide. The rest (dips, ice cream, deli meats, etc) is sold only through the factory and the restaurant in Monteverde. My macadamia milkshake was AMAZING. The best milkshake I've had in CR, quite possibly in my entire life...But since before ...

Day 7, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 7

A travel blog entry by bell.costarica

... And we met Brittany and her family later and sat with them while they ate.  Tomorrow we are getting up early to go on a tour at 730 to go through the Monteverde Reserve with a guide and hopefully we will see some toucans and parrots.  ...

Left foot, right foot...., Monteverde, Santa Elena, Costa Rica travel blog

Left foot, right foot....

A travel blog entry by xanadu72

... just being nice but either way it was still cool. On the other side we met a couple of other people from the University of Costa Rica who were there doing some fine tuning on some of the 10 radio towers up there. We talked with them for awhile waiting ...

SpRiNg BrEaK, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

SpRiNg BrEaK

A travel blog entry by gazwilliams

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Right now is spring break time and Costa Rica has it's share of American students, some of which i met on the bus to Monteverde. The five students and i decided to get a room together so that the accommodation would be cheap and of course it is more fun ...

white water rafting weekend, Siquirres, Costa Rica travel blog

white water rafting weekend

A travel blog entry by sfahey184

So last weekend we all had a few days off and we all decided on 3days away rafting in the most beautiful little spot approx 5hours from this little place. We started with a boat to cano blanco, then 2 buses to siquirres and onto turialba. Here we found ...

Santa Elena Cloud Forest and Canopy Tour, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Santa Elena Cloud Forest and Canopy Tour

A travel blog entry by pavel.jares

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Hola muchachas y muchachos, como estais? Ticos by urcite odovedeli, ze se maji "pura vida", coz znamena, ze se maji dobre. :) Vcera jsme zazili skvely, zazitky naplneny den. Rano jsme vstavali opet brzo tj. pred sestou hodinou ranni, abychom se dostali ...

Travel with your phone or tablet, Cam's app guide, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Travel with your phone or tablet, Cam's app guide

A travel blog entry by campbell-louw

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About 15 years ago I went traveling for the first time, working around the UK for a couple of months followed by a solo trip around Europe. I did not have an email address and digital cameras, GPS and cell phones did not exist yet. This time around ...

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

Extremo Canopy

A travel blog entry by diene

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Um 12 Uhr komme ich in meiner nachsten Station, dem Ort Monteverde, an. Um keine Zeit zu verschwenden wird auch gleich fuer 14 Uhr die Canopy Tour gebucht.Das heisst, man saust 2 Stunden lang an Drahtseilen durch die Baumkronen des hiesigen Urwaldes. ...

Dive, hammock, beach, zipline, repeat as necessary, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Dive, hammock, beach, zipline, repeat as necessary

A travel blog entry by pmckenna

... bit and wandered around town, but decided to leave the following morning for Costa Rica. Made it all the way to Monteverde, Costa Rica yesterday, and it's quite similar to Boquete in Panama. I did one of the obligatory cloudforest canopy tours today, ...

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

life in the clouds

A travel blog entry by gonroamin

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nice trip from arenal volcano to Monteverde, 30 mins in a van then a boat ride across the lake for about an hour and finally 1hour 45 mins in a van up a bumpy road. The views on the way were great and the cloud forest lodge seems really nice, huge room , ...

Monteverde, Costa Rica...adrenalin on tap, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde, Costa Rica...adrenalin on tap

A travel blog entry by aoifenim

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Monteverde is a cloud forest area in the middle of Costa Rica, which took us 12 hours to get to from Montezuma, including 2 buses, 1 ferry and a taxi. It´s only about 150km in distance, but it was excruciating. So we landed and hooked up with Scott & ...

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