Travel Blogs from Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica

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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 ...

what a month and what a way to celebrate, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

what a month and what a way to celebrate

A travel blog entry by robparkin

so i write from yet another weird location, Monteverde cloud forest on our long weekend. this last week has been a mixed one, with the 1 monthers leaving yesterday and and us being kicked off base for the weekend. so we ended up here and now we are going ...

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

Visitors!

A travel blog entry by sara.mairs

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... in Spanish!) They had just enjoyed an amazing birding tour, visiting many of the best birding sites throughout Costa Rica. By the time they landed in Monteverde they had already seen more than 400 "life" birds- ones they'd seen for the first time. ...

Zip Lining and Tarzan!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Zip Lining and Tarzan!

A travel blog entry by previna

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... stop over in Puntas -an old gold mining village Bee and I arrived to a rather cold climate and a quaint little town surrounded by lush forest! We signed up to the main thing to do here...Zip lining in the tree tops (whoop!!) and Bee was the daredevil in ...

Santa Elena/Monte Verde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Santa Elena/Monte Verde

A travel blog entry by helen-and-matt

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Day 17, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 17

A travel blog entry by jomole

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... meet. We had a guide explain it all to us. Wally is reading a book from the hotel all about the founding members of Monteverde who were families of Quakers who wouldn't fight in the Korean War as they are pacifists so decided to come and start a ...

Ziplining & Cloud Forests!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Ziplining & Cloud Forests!

A travel blog entry by georgeandlol

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... and cooked at the hostel. The second day we did the forest hike where you go with a guide and they take you up into the cloud forest. It was very informative but apart from the birdlife it was pretty much a quite hike. Apart from one other hike you can do ...

All day travel to UGA, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

All day travel to UGA

A travel blog entry by sopsolis

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... first night in Sierpe until today! I think because I was so desperate to contact home and every attempt unsuccessful.  Reaching Cloud Forest my eyes widened. We were driving up higher and higher. I could feel my ears popping and my head start ...

Troves of Treats, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Troves of Treats

A travel blog entry by nathan.guyer

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... free fall off of Latin Americas highest bungee jump. It was beyond awesome.  Then today, got to tour the famous Monteverde Cloud Forest, a special sight with incredible plants and animals, if you are lucky enough to see them. Opted out of more money ...

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

The Clouded Forest

A travel blog entry by mkuncio

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... it was now time finish of our tour in Central America was with the country of Costa Rica. Our first stop Monteverde in the cloud forest of Reserve Biologica Bosque Nuboso Montervede. The cloud forest though similar to rainforest is actually two separate ...

Monteverde and Monkeys!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde and Monkeys!

A travel blog entry by sskatie

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... and whatever they were after, it was on for young and old … I did make it up to the Monteverde Reserve to see the cloud forest properly too. Really very beautiful, although that darned elusive quetzal remained, well, elusive!! So, a quiet week in ...

Ziplining and Twitching, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Ziplining and Twitching

A travel blog entry by brits_abroad

... ). Our first activity was the canopy walkways; a series of suspension bridges through the trees, these allow you to see the cloud forest from a different angle, spot birds and appreciate the magnificence of the various flora. Whilst rather sedate, it was ...

Coffee and TV (well no TV actually), Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Coffee and TV (well no TV actually)

A travel blog entry by andyandott

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We woke to a gorgeous sunny morning, being unorganised we didn't really make the most of it. Much faffing arpund later we got ourselves to a tour office too late for the morning tours. Mum and dad booked the coffee tour and me and Andy the ziplining, ...

Rejsedag, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Rejsedag

A travel blog entry by christian1986

Idag tog vi nordpå mod byen Monteverde. Monteverde ligger ved en nationalpark der er kendt for en speciel type regnskov kaldet cloudforest (jeg tror ikke der er nogen god dansk oversættelse). Vi skulle stå meget tidligt op for at nå en bus klokken 6 ...

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

Famous Cloud Forest

A travel blog entry by danielle.bajada

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... petrified me, but we both did it with lots of screaming on my behalf. After the zip lining we went on a walk in the Cloud Forest it's a lovely walk with around 8 suspension bridges extremely high up above the trees. The other thing that we did was a ...

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

Being Still

A travel blog entry by sara.mairs

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... bit unnerving to pack and prepare to move our little family again, but this time we take comfort in knowing that our casita in Monteverde will be waiting for our return in what has become a true home. Reflecting on the last month I realize that we ...

Thunder, Lightning, and Super(wo)man, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Thunder, Lightning, and Super(wo)man

A travel blog entry by broncos

After a much needed good night's sleep, we woke up to the delicious smells of banana pancakes (cue Jack Johnson) and coffee... Mmmmmm... Muy delicioso Then we threw on our raincoats, grabbed our camera and climbed aboard a shuttle to Extremo Zip line ...

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

Surprise ride in Monteverde

A travel blog entry by 3beansabroad

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... of year.  We heard it just poured all of last week, so we were happy to ride the hills, valleys and ridges of Monteverde in sunshine, cool breezes and blue skies.  The horses were lovely.  We had two guides.  One was a Canadian whose ...

Monteverde- la nature en toute sa splendeur!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde- la nature en toute sa splendeur!

A travel blog entry by pourquoipas

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English - Please use Google translate! Bien que nous ayons déjà exploré beaucoup de parcs nationaux au Canada et aux États-Unis, le parc de Monterverde est unique. Cette forêt pluviale, riche en biodiversité, abrite de nombreux spécimens et ...

Life, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Life

A travel blog entry by crtravel

... i get money to go to the bars! Everyday it rains and the clouds surround us. we actually spend a bunch of the time inside of the cloud which is really cool. for holloween i was a pirate and we all went out to the bars and had a very good time! I was ...

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

A day in the cloud forest

A travel blog entry by peter.erne.58

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Nach dem von Witalis, dem Hotelbesitzer liebevoll zubereiteten Frühstück geniessen wir heute den Nebelwald in vollen Zügen. Es sieht allerdings nach einem feuchten Tag aus, es hat nachts stark geregnet. Start mit der Hängebrückenwanderung. Tolle ...

Slinking around Monteverde's cloud forest, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Slinking around Monteverde's cloud forest

A travel blog entry by junglebelle

... bus-boat-bus journey, largely along rocky, dusty roads, at times clinging perilously to the mountain side, we have arrived in Monteverde, a cloud forest national park high up in the mountains of the central region of Costa Rica. It's funny, we've ended up ...

Tree planting and ziplining, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Tree planting and ziplining

A travel blog entry by egatfield

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Given that Monteverde is in the heart of the Cloud Forest, it was no surprise that we awoke to rain and fog this morning. This only added to the mystical ambiance during our tree-planting excursion first thing today. Costa Rica is undergoing an ...

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

Last day in Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by sam.callender

The last few days have flown by. We have been very busy in Monte Verde. Two days ago we went on a hike through the cloud forest (which is just what it sounds like). We were up at about 4,500 feet, so often times the visibility up there is pretty low ...

Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by trinitrish

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... , HOT WATER, and no AC needed as It got very cold at night! I definitly recommend this place for a budget traveller. In Monteverde, we did a Coffee and Cocoa Tour and Horseback Riding. Both Tours were done on the private properties of families. The buses ...

monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

monteverde

A travel blog entry by bistritz

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... army since 1948, and they were there offered some uninhabited land on this mountain where they became dairy farmers.  Their cheeses are now famous throughout Costa Rica.  We walked through the cloud forest on trails and 8 canopy bridges.  ...

The road from hell and Las Pumas, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

The road from hell and Las Pumas

A travel blog entry by judeabrown

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Today we are headed to Monteverde Cloud Forest and it is about a 3 hour drive.   On the way up to Monteverde we took a side trip to Las Pumas Wild Animal Rescue.  This was a place where animals that have been abandonded or neglected have a home ...

Monteverde - cloud forest and then some!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde - cloud forest and then some!

A travel blog entry by solskjaer20

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... to find out the next bus to the cloud forest was at 1:30pm. So I stuffed breakfast down and set about hitchhiking to the cloud forest reserve. Manged to get a ride most of the way there, but had to walk the last 2km or so. I walked around the trails in ...

Massive trees and Big bugs!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Massive trees and Big bugs!

A travel blog entry by emijean

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... up using all the cracks as hand holds. Once we got up next to it i realized that I will never climb a tree in a rain forest. The first thing i laid eyes on in this tree was a massive funnel web spider sitting exactly where i was thinking about putting my ...

Monteverde et la Peninsule de Santa Elena, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde et la Peninsule de Santa Elena

A travel blog entry by annecybissonet

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La fin de semaine suivante, nous partons avec ma mère à Monteverde, où il y a le rain forest. Nous visitons un jardin d’orquidé miniature, c’est magnifique et tellement petit. Saviez-vous que la plus petite orquidé mesure 1 mm. On les ...

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