Travel Blogs from Monteverde, Costa Rica

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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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 , ...

Finally An Adventure!, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Finally An Adventure!

A travel blog entry by gra8ful

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... it.  The rain prevented us from venturing out to do a zip line tour so we may do one in Nicaragua.  Costa Rican's are very nice people and extremely helpful.  Very passionate about what they do as evidenced on our frog and lava ...

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 & ...

The green green grass of home...., Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

The green green grass of home....

A travel blog entry by sheppard

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... upload I'm afraid). We got here on Sunday - today is Friday - and it's been a very green few days. Costa Rica ahs a famous cloud forest (Monteverde) here, as well as other, less famous, reserves. And generally it is just a very, very green, pretty ...

Costa Rica, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by angelalivengood

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... that of the Ticos.  My padre said that it was just a very complicated situation.Essentially, the problems Costa Rica has with Nicaraguan immigrants are the same exact problems that the US has with Mexican immigrants.   ...

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

Cloud Forest in Monteverede, Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by mtrm

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... ' nás asi po dvou hodinách jízdy volal řidič, že tady máme vystoupit, že tudy pojede bus do Monteverde. Netrvalo dlouho a už jsme seděli v kabině auta jednoho hodného mladého Američana, co žije s ...

Nicaragua to Costa Rica, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Nicaragua to Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by candcsmith

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Leaving Ometepe Island was a lot less adventurous than our trip to it, but the border crossing from Nicaragua to Costa Rica was the hardest yet. We left our cottage on Lake Ometepe and took a 40 minute shuttle bus ride through jungles and fields to the ...

My time in Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

My time in Monteverde

A travel blog entry by angelalivengood

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... We had lunch and the rest of the afternoon was orientation -Some interesting things I learned during orientation about Costa Rica was: ----The official religion is Catholicism, but a lot of people are not religious. ...

The rest of the trip, Tortuguero, Volcano Arenal, Monteverde, Ocotal Beach, Costa Rica travel blog

The rest of the trip

A travel blog entry by ttomei

... . swim-up bar. fancy place, and so relaxing. After that we hit the Disco. What a place. After Arenal we visited Monteverde, or Green mountain. It's a small tourist town. Actually it's a rainforest. a "cloud forest" Because it's cloudy a lot and ...

Flying through the jungle!, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Flying through the jungle!

A travel blog entry by timeofourlives

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... swing where they tie you to a rope and push you off a 20m high platform and let you swing out into the forest! That night Costa Rica were playing Trinidad & Tobago at footy so 8 of us from the hostel went into town to watch it in a bar with the locals. ...

Jungle Magic, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Jungle Magic

A travel blog entry by chicas-latinas

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We arrived in Monteverde after a traumatic bus journey from San Jose with cliff edges and bumpy tracks. Milly was screaming like a baby, it was embarrassing. Upon arrival we walked to comfortable accommodation at Cabinas del Pueblo. ...

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

Quetzales in Monteverde

A travel blog entry by ccheng

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... grand sourire a suffit, et il mónt laisser passer.   Apres une journee complete de voyage, on arrive finalement a Monteverde avant la nuit. A la descente de bus, on fut envahi de rabateurs pour les hostels du coin se battant pour ...

Monteverde- it never rains but..., Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde- it never rains but...

A travel blog entry by yorkieandloxy

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... ! We were to find out that a tropical storm had hit Nicaragua, and the tail end of it was travelling up through Costa Rica causing torrential rain. Undeterred we spent our first day in the Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve, where we spent a really ...

Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by calivoodoo

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... took advantage of the federal holiday to head up to the mountains with some workfolk. Destination: Monteverde. The Green Mountain. Hippy haven of Costa Rica and ecological wonder of the universe. After travailing one of Costa Rica's most infamous ...

Tuna and Bananas????, La Fortuna, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Tuna and Bananas????

A travel blog entry by xanadu72

... border with Nicaragua. There were 5 other students on the bus and we began the 3 hour bus ride through the hills of Monteverde down to the volcano. The scenery was amazing and very different than other parts of CR. Rolling hills of grass with lazy ...

Flying through the cloud forest on a zipline, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Flying through the cloud forest on a zipline

A travel blog entry by salsita

... to the Desafio tour office to see what other adrenalin pumping sports we could sign up for next. Zip lining through the Monteverde Cloud Forest at various speeds sounded fun. We signed up to the Selvatura tour to fly through 3km worth of cables ...

Frogs, Coffee, Chocolate, Zippity-do-dah-day, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Frogs, Coffee, Chocolate, Zippity-do-dah-day

A travel blog entry by abroadwith3boys

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The second destination of our Around the World Trip was to a cute little mountain town located in the Mountains of Costa RicaMonteverde is located at the top of the continental divide of Costa Rica, in what is called a cloud ...

Zip Line, Rappell, Tarzan Swing, Cloud Forest, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Zip Line, Rappell, Tarzan Swing, Cloud Forest

A travel blog entry by inoursuitcase

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The road to reach Monteverde was treacherous, full of rocks, craters, tight turns and steep angles but this place was worth the effort. The feel is a little like Montville on the Sunny Coast, the crisp mountain air vibe and much cooler than the lowlands. ...

Flying through the air in Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Flying through the air in Monteverde

A travel blog entry by emilywhitchurch

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Didn't think much of Monteverde as a town, but canopying here is what it's all about. We went to "Extreme Canopy Tours", which might have been a mistake since I have vertigo. I have to stop doing these things that scare the crap out of me, actually! ...

Its raining raining raining, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Its raining raining raining

A travel blog entry by sandramcnicol

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Lots of rain so we only stayed for a day, but went to this tropical park and saw some lovely humming birds and not so lovely creepy ...

High flying adventures of homesickness, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

High flying adventures of homesickness

A travel blog entry by wyoming20

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... built up for tourists, but you still had to work a bit to get there... it wasn't just put on a platter for you like in Costa Rica. However, that "platter" comes with more money... I have to get out of here quick! I loved Santa Elena (small town near ...

Swinging above the forest, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Swinging above the forest

A travel blog entry by simon.caryn

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... pretty amazing. Monteverde Forest is known as a Cloud Forest... There are 18 different types of forests in the world (who knew) and Costa Rica had 12 of them. Different to a rain forest, its higher and the plants and animals are different. This tour was ...

ay caramba, muy agua, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

ay caramba, muy agua

A travel blog entry by zammer

... they said hey, Costa Rica has no army, let's go there. So they bought up 3000 acres of jungle and moved to Costa Rica. The Monteverde could forest reserve has been growing since then, and is now the biggest private reserve around .. But that's boring. So ...

Zippedy-doo-da, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Zippedy-doo-da

A travel blog entry by alasdairnicola

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After Arenal, we headed the supposedly short distance to Monteverde. Unfortunately, maps don't give an indication of road quality and these Coast Rican roads are bad. You can't take the baby off road if there are no roads. It took us 4 hours to get ...

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