Travel Blogs from Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica

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Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by la-buena-vida

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Après etre restés 2 jours à Santa teresa, nous avons été à Monteverde, une petite ville dans les montagnes pas très loin du volcan Arenal toujours en activité. Mais quand nous sommes arrivés, on est tombés malade tous les deux ce qui fait que ...

5-4-3-2-1…nope, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

5-4-3-2-1…nope

A travel blog entry by laura981

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Bungee jumping- check! Canyoneering a cloud forest- check! Night walk through the jungle- check! That about sums it up. What more could you ask for in a day? =) 7amish I finally get out of bed I have been awake for a while but since I don't know what ...

Quetzal?  Have you Seen One?, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Quetzal? Have you Seen One?

A travel blog entry by rnespeca

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... ; So yes we had rice and beans and eggs for breakfast.  Yummy!  We headed off in a taxi from UGA to Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monteverde .  Arrived at 7:45am and started out tour.  We had a ...

Adrenalinrush i regnskogen, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Adrenalinrush i regnskogen

A travel blog entry by henrikz

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... og satte avgaarde mot busstasjonen. Her floey baade 1 og 2 timer forbi uten at kjoeretoeyet som skulle frakte meg til Costa Rica dukket opp, og i rundt 35 varmegrader ble jeg stadig mer frustertert og utolmodig der jeg satt. Da plutselig noen skolejenter ...

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

Life in the clouds

A travel blog entry by rachelsworld

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The Santa Elena cloud forest reserve is at an altitude of 1140 metres above sea level, where it receives a steady supply of clouds. The moisture they contain catches on the branches and drips down through the trees, which creates a very special and ...

Dec 27, 2010, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Dec 27, 2010

A travel blog entry by wolvfbfn

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News from the cloud forest..., Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

News from the cloud forest...

A travel blog entry by ms.radinsky

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... to drive! Many people take this trip on horseback or in boat, because the roads are so bumpy! Now we are in Monteverde, up in the Cloud Forest region, where the weather is cool and misty. They call it a cloud forest because cool air from the east meets ...

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

Cloud Forest

A travel blog entry by katia.valentino

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Saturday was the last USAC field trip of the summer. We drove to Monteverde Cloud Forest, which was such a change from Puntarenas because it was freezing there! It had to be in the upper 50's on Saturday! It also rained constantly, which is different from ...

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

Monteverde Cloud Forest

A travel blog entry by nanseaj

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... into the forest at the top of the to be explored another day. Today we take a short drive to Monteverde to hike in the Cloud Forest Reserve.  The trail is wonderful, many birds, flowering trees and shrubs, trees heavy with epiphytes and ...

Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by lyleston

reg ...

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

Monteverde Cheese Factory

A travel blog entry by jensadventures

... At 2pm me and a couple of people went on a cheese factory tour which was good because we got to hear the history of Monteverde and got to try some different cheeses. For dinner I went to a restaurant with Christine, Katrina, Nick & Lizyy. Luckily the ...

Sports extremes ( pour Isabelle ! ), Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Sports extremes ( pour Isabelle ! )

A travel blog entry by chabot-simard

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Ce matin, nous partons faire une journée dans la Selvatura. Au programme : zip line au dessus de la foret tropicale nuageuse, ponts suspendus, fermes de papillons, lézards, oiseaux-mouches, etc. Souhaitez moi bonne chance moi qui ne suis pas très ...

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

Ziiiiiiiiiiip!

A travel blog entry by t_rev1980

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Our last couple of days that we spent in Costa Rica were in a little town in the mountains called Monteverde. The main activity here is the Cloud forest canopy tour.....by zipline. It was so much fun. Some of the zipline cables are a few ...

Walking on a cloud, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Walking on a cloud

A travel blog entry by nick-heather5

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What a great day we had today! We arrived in the cloud forest town of Monteverde, Costa Rica last night around 7pm after a grueling 10 hour travel day from Ometepe, Nicaragua (including a sweltering 2 hour wait in line at the Border). The last leg of the ...

Me tarzan you Jo, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Me tarzan you Jo

A travel blog entry by joandmike

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... America is incredibly juicy - divine. The next day we decided to visit the Serpentariam to check out what poisonous snakes were lurking in Costa Rica so we'd know to avoid them if they crossed our paths. This was a pretty freaky hour or so as some of the ...

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

Christmas in Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by andrew_caroline

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... we’re interested in either don’t exist, or are extremely unreliable! Monte Verde itself was nice, with good food and nice cloud forest to see. The weather on our first full day there wasn’t great, with lots of wind and some rain, so we ...

This place truly rocks..., Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

This place truly rocks...

A travel blog entry by bjguava

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... well. The next day we went to a butterfly zoo, and I got to pick up another tarantula.... In the afternoon we went to the cloud forest reserve for some hiking, and it was a real treat. We didn't see any animals, but in the afternoon it rained again, so we ...

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

Resplended Quetzal

A travel blog entry by rnespeca

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... on the trail for about 5 minutes and reflect on their trip and their lives while listening to the sounds of the cloud forest.  They really loved this because they realized that we only have two more full days  in Costa Rica and ...

Canopy zum 2ten, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Canopy zum 2ten

A travel blog entry by pema80

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... klar. Somit konnten wir auf der 15. Zipline, die 800m lang und 100m hoch ist, die Aussicht voll geniessen. Da es uns in Monteverde so gut gefällt, haben wir uns entschlossen noch eine Nacht hier zu bleiben. Also haben wir am anderen Ende des Dorfes im ...

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

Ankunft Monteverde

A travel blog entry by kseto2012

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... Unterkunft ankommen, sind wir überwältigt. Es ist ein wahres Schmuckstück unser Hotel! Wunderschön gelegen im Nebelwald von Monteverde verstecken sich die kleinen Baumhäuser. Eines davon bewohnen wir. Wegen des teuren Holzes ist das ganze Hotel ...

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

Cloud Forest in Monteverde

A travel blog entry by susieandisidro

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... ground-level.  Our guide (Christian) was very knowledgeable and passionate not only about Costa Rica, but in particular about the cloud forest in Monteverde; extolling the virtues of this unique ecosystem at every opportunity.  He reminded me ...

Is it a bird? Is it a plane?…., Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Is it a bird? Is it a plane?….

A travel blog entry by larryweil

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……no, it’s me flying Superman-like down a 1km zipline in Monteverde in Costa Rica. Who ever said there was no adventurer in me? Monteverde is the Canopy/Zip-lining capital of Costa Rica. For those of you who aren’t familiar ...

Mar 29, 2010, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Mar 29, 2010

A travel blog entry by terrym

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from Tarzan to City in the Clouds, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

from Tarzan to City in the Clouds

A travel blog entry by andevs81

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We arrived in Monteverde at 11pm on Sunday and had to search for another hostel. We got a room at Pension Hostel for a reasonable price. The guys here were awesome - they were extremely knowledgeable and helpful about local events, activities and ...

And We hiked..., Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

And We hiked...

A travel blog entry by puravida_ambar

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... was super amazing at night in the middle of the rainforest. Sunday we did our service work and helped clean the trails of the Cloud forest reserve. After every meal being a Casado, and many miles of hiking, I think I can safely say that all of us were ...

The quetzal and zip line extremity!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

The quetzal and zip line extremity!

A travel blog entry by thorpedo10

This morning we headed out early to the coud forest reserve for guided tour. Ou guide was called Melvin and he told us lots of cool things about the forest, incuding the different names of plants, animals, stuff about the ecosystem, weather systems ...

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

Destination: clouds

A travel blog entry by thorpedo10

Today we head to Monteverde (green mountain), known for its national park shrouded in misty clouds. We stopped at a little truck stop and got some delightful refreshments, then just as we transferred buss and were about to  head off again, the police ...

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

EXTREMO!

A travel blog entry by sallyandjake

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... ; The weather was very unique, sun was out and was really hot, but it was slightly rainning, like a thick fog.  Hence the cloud forest.  We did our routine and upacked and found food.  The manager of the Hotel, Carlos, was a very helpful ...

Low key walkabout, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Low key walkabout

A travel blog entry by 3beansabroad

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... for a while.  Mom looked through the Lonely Planet book for a little while and we decided to take a taxi to the Monteverde cheese factory for a tour during the afternoon.  We got their early, bought some ice cream and found some free wifi ...

How much coffee will they let me smuggle to Canada, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

How much coffee will they let me smuggle to Canada

A travel blog entry by kimjames2010

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... cliffs again).We stayed at Hotel Lucy and really just took it easy for a while. Then we decided to head off to Monteverde (the cloud forest). We caught the bus in Montezuma heading towards Paquera where we caught the ferry to Puntarenas. It was so hot on ...

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