Travel Blogs from Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica

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Extrem-O, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Extrem-O

A travel blog entry by hollywood7366

... over that edge and knew that you had to go down backwards and gravity was pulling down on you like that. WHEW! I loved costa rica just for the adventure sports. It was also a beautiful country but its image as not reuined, but tarnished because everyone ...

The road to nowhere, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

The road to nowhere

A travel blog entry by heinlisenka

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... me doet vermoeden dat Disney toch gelijk had over vrouwen, kikkers en verborgen prinsen. In de laatste kast vonden we HET symbool van Costa Rica, de Gaudy leaf frog. Super coole beestjes met paarse benen, oranje voeten, een groene rug, blauwe buik en rode ...

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

Monteverde, Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by twintravelca

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... called off and we sat on our balcony listening to the rainforest life between claps of thunder and flashes of lightening! Costa Rica is a beautiful country full of wonderfully kind people and incredible landscapes. Pura Vida is the local saying meaning ...

Costa Rica: Moneteverde & the Cloud Forest, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica: Moneteverde & the Cloud Forest

A travel blog entry by markjezek

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The next destination was Monteverde (aka Green Mountain) located in the hills of Costa Rica where we could explore the cloud forest, see typical Costa Rican animals and take part in well known adventure sports - GIDDY UP! But before getting to this ...

Our New Home, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Our New Home

A travel blog entry by sara.mairs

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... as the water resources that were being jeopardized by erosion and continued deforestation. The resulting Cloud Forest Biological Reserve was the first private reserve in Costa Rica and remains one of several in the area.  The Quakers remain active ...

Made it to the cloud forest!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Made it to the cloud forest!

A travel blog entry by sam.callender

... through the medicinal plant garden where we learned about all of the medicinal uses for a lot of different plants in the tropical cloud forest. At one point while we were standing and listening to our guide tell us about one particular plant, we happened ...

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

Cloud forest fun

A travel blog entry by wsbyama

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... and the weather only deteriorated. Shortly into our few hours of hiking it started to rain and the clouds rolled in (fancy that, in a cloud forest). So in the end we couldn't see anything past 10m and we rushed through as we weren't enjoying the muddy and ...

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 ...

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 ...

Capturing the Coffee Aroma with a Smile, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Capturing the Coffee Aroma with a Smile

A travel blog entry by frubia

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We traveled to Monteverde in the Central Highlands Region of Costa Rica. A long winding dirt road with excellent views leads to this mountaintop paradise. Monteverde is located between two cloud forests.  When we arrived in Monteverde, we visited the ...

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 ...

Dog Days and Sofia, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Dog Days and Sofia

A travel blog entry by apot-of-flowers

One of the wonderful things that I find so interesting in Costa Rica is how they treat their animals. Many people have animals that have collars and a home. Those animals tend to wander themselves around during the day playing with their friends and ...

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 ...

Manuel Antonio National Park - Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio National Park - Monteverde

A travel blog entry by antonunterwegs

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... wesentlich einfacher sie zu sehen. Und wer hätte gedacht, dass ein Kolibri sein Nest etwa 20 cm über dem Boden baut. Monteverde ist, obwohl an allen Ecken Eco – Tourismus steht, eine Konglomerat von Hotels und Restaurant und alles dreht sich um ...

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 ...

Fra Jaco til Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Fra Jaco til Monteverde

A travel blog entry by sandsadventures

Anne og fætter havde overnattet i San Jose og kørt tidligt for at samle os op i Jaco. Dejligt at se dem og vide man har 14 dage med masser af nye eventyr foran os. Efter lidt kortforvirring ankom vi endelig til den lille by Monte Verde oppe i ...

Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by ianandsarah2014

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... waiting to take us over Lake Arenal. This is a man made lake, shadowed by the volcano and it's hydro power produces 33% of Costa Rica's electricity. A bus collected us on the other side and dropped us at our hotel, Cala Lodge. The first thing we did was ...

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 ...

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

Last Day in Monteverde

A travel blog entry by apot-of-flowers

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... , and may or may not have had another caramel swirl ice cream before we left. We then walked around the Children's Eternal Forest Reserve. it is entirely funded by children who raise money for it around the world and special donations. There were no ...

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 ...

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