Travel Blogs from Monteverde, Costa Rica

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Lots of activities, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Lots of activities

A travel blog entry by ren_n_ems

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A.m - We went to the Serpent Exhibition where they have lots of different types of snakes, it was very interesting and we never realised that not all snakes lay eggs!!, well now we know lots about different types of snakes and has made us paranoid about ...

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

Costa Ricccccccaaaaa

A travel blog entry by trush-parul2011

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... before the bus back so we decided to see the reptile exhibit and it was one of te highlights. There are soo many snakes in Costa Rica ! Bloody big ones as well. There there was the toads and the multicoloured tiny frogs that can kill you in an hours . ...

Week 18: Boquete, Panama & Costa Rica, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Week 18: Boquete, Panama & Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by mitchandsally

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... through Central America. We started the week in Boquete, the small mountain town in the north of Panama, not far from the border with Costa Rica. We stopped here mainly to break up the journey to Costa Rica and to visit a coffee farm, which was one of the ...

Limon Costa Rica, Limon Costa Rica, Costa Rica travel blog

Limon Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by mercurystorm

This morning we arrived in Limon (Thats spanish for Lemon), Costa Rica, at about 10am, a nice late start for a change, I think this side of the Carribean is the only place in the world where its extremely hard to take pictures from our cabin, as we ...

Ziplining, tarzan swinging and superman-ing!, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Ziplining, tarzan swinging and superman-ing!

A travel blog entry by natandcraig

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... ! It was indeed scaaaaaaaary but such an adrenaline rush. There were some impressive screams! It was an exhilarating start to our Costa Rica adventure and when we returned to our hotel, we were offered a salsa dance lesson. This was highly ...

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 ...

Ziplining in a Cloud Forest -average weekday stuff, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Ziplining in a Cloud Forest -average weekday stuff

A travel blog entry by rahulandben

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... of stones and potholes. However it was worth it as we were able to see some beautiful scenery of Costa Rica's mountainous interior.  In Monteverde there are a lot of ecological and biological attractions so of course we went straight for the ...

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

Cloud Forest Adventures

A travel blog entry by lisaknott

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Rivers running like veins through the spinal mountain range of Costa Rica, carrying their blood to open wounds of lakes and oceans.  The views from the bus akin to pressing your nose to the oven door as a child.  Chocolate chip mountains rising ...

Chillin' out in the center of Costa Rica, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Chillin' out in the center of Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by sarah_brody

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... part of this area was the huge amount of hummingbirds zooming around our heads... There are supposed to be 60 species of hummingbirds in Costa Rica and about 20 or so in Santa Elena. We grabbed a bite to eat and rushed to our next tour - a guided walk ...

Horses, Zip-Lines and Lovely Rain in Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Horses, Zip-Lines and Lovely Rain in Monteverde

A travel blog entry by elliefis

... the vilest souvenir t-shirts the town had to offer. They are tie die brown with massive glittery leopards on the front, saying Costa Rica in a revolting font. It looked like Natascha was our carer! Photos will be uploaded soon! (I dont think any of ...

About cameras and women..., Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

About cameras and women...

A travel blog entry by orioncoh

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זה התחיל ברגל שמאל. או ימין. תלוי איך ...

Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by stevebertram

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... to pull the coach clean out, seemingly without any real damage. Santa Elena itself is a quiet little town next to the Monteverde cloud forest, a rain forest located at 6,000ft therefore very very wet. There are tons of things to do from coffee tours, ...

Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by jamie88

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... from earlier in the day was performing a gig on his guitar. Thankfully we arrived at the end of his set and were quickly able to escape downstairs to get some dinner. We are getting a jeep-boat-jeep to Arenal next having completed our stay in ...

Central American break, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Central American break

A travel blog entry by cybelle

... I don't even recognise and we were especially unfortunate to see a bobcat toward the end of the day! Seeing what gave Costa Rica its reputation as being one of the most ecologically diverse nations in the world made the day somewhat worthwhile, regardless ...

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

On to Monteverde

A travel blog entry by jcrumrine

... or seasonings though.  I've found something I've liked every place we've gone.  They aren't big dessert people here in Costa Rica so that part is a little different for us, but we did have ice cream several times. Tomorrow we will go ...

Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by ronald

... in some internetcafe writing down this log. Tomorrow we´re going to Nicaracua...I am looking forward to that a lot. I´ve been in Costa Rica for about 9 weeks now and I think it will be fun to see a different environment. Anyhow...signing off. Seeya ...

Zip-lines, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Zip-lines

A travel blog entry by jcrumrine

Last night we went to a restaurant where there is a tree growing in the middle for our celebratory dinner.  Kate asked the waiter about cake and he brought out a piece of cake with a candle in it for Jason.  The dinner was very good and we were ...

Country number 5 - Costa Rica, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Country number 5 - Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by ren_n_ems

Today we arrived in Costa Rica and stayed in Santa Elena which is next door to the Monteverde cloud forest.  Costa Rica´s looks beautiful and so green.  Santa Elena is about 4k feet above sea level so is a bit more chilly than we are used ...

Nature walk and Zip wiring, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Nature walk and Zip wiring

A travel blog entry by littleshivy

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We were up at 5.45am again in order to be ready for our nature walk. We got picked up and taken to the Monteverde Rain Forest reserve. We had asked especially which tour we should go on to see a Toucan and of course we were recommended the most expensive ...

Green on Green Violence, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Green on Green Violence

A travel blog entry by dununzio

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A cloud forest is a rare, cool and extremely moist ecosystem located in the moutainous regions of this part of the world. The biodiversity is reportedly stellar, but the lush vegetation ensures that you don´t actually see any wildlife. The forest ...

Extremo Zip Line, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Extremo Zip Line

A travel blog entry by ren_n_ems

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Today we did a crazy Zip Line here in Costa Rica. It was the most hardcore one we could find called EXTREMO. You probably know what zip lining is but if you don't, it's basically you sit in a little harness which hangs from a cable on a pulley. The ...

Costa Rican (Chicken Bus) Rendition, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rican (Chicken Bus) Rendition

A travel blog entry by mikesprake

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... our passports stamped and existed in the frenetic no mans land (the earthly equivalent of purgatory). Our destination was the Monteverde Cloud Forest (more on exactly what that is later) and the adjoining town, Santa Elena several hundred Kilometres to ...

Canopy Tour above the cloud forrest, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Canopy Tour above the cloud forrest

A travel blog entry by chuckonearth

... a bummer that we have class tomorrow.  Oh well. Last night was a rocking time.  We went out to this bar in Monteverde to hit the beers and the dance floor.  Chelsea and I split our time between the dance floor and talking to the ...

Tarantulas in the dark, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Tarantulas in the dark

A travel blog entry by samellietravels

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... forest, on the way back I decided to visit an insect house where i was shown a load of many legged things from Costa Rica and held a few of the harmless ones (El didn't fancy this one). In the afternoon we walked back to the Children's ...

Nebelwälder und Nachtwanderung, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Nebelwälder und Nachtwanderung

A travel blog entry by sascha.schmunk

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Der 2. Busabschnitt von San Jose nach Monteverde war ein leichtes Downgrade, besonders auch der Busbahnhof, der in einer leicht dubiosen Gegend in San Jose lag. Angekommen ist man aber trotzdem, inklusive Gepäck ;) Den Aufstieg nach Monteverde musste ...

Jul 05, 2011, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Jul 05, 2011

A travel blog entry by yearofdan

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Monteverde-cloud forest, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde-cloud forest

A travel blog entry by sierragirl

The Sky Trek was highlight of the trip. There are 11 cables, one is 420 feet high. Another, the last one, is 720 feet long. We glided through the trees, over the trees, through the clouds, and over the ...

Misty Mountain Hop in Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Misty Mountain Hop in Monteverde

A travel blog entry by panf007

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... in Costa Rica. They are very helpful with info and bookings. This friendly atmosphere is lacking in many hotels / hostels we stayed in Costa Rica, but this family run hotel is one of its kind and made our stay very enjoyable. First day, December 31, ...

Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by luciecox

... , i am saving myself for later. Unfortunately it is raining a lot so it is hard to be outside for too long. Costa Rica is the most touristic country in Central America, it became very americanised in the last few years especially, and the prices ...

Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by littleshivy

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The journey from Arenal to Monteverde was great and the rain has actually finally stopped! We still weren´t able to get a full view of the volcano, but at least we could see some of it! The "jeep-boat-jeep" that we had been sold actually turned out to be ...

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