Travel Blogs from Monteverde, Costa Rica

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Ep. 40 Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Ep. 40 Monteverde

A travel blog entry by itsthejourney

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... ***********************************ITALIANO****************************************** Dopo un altra lunga giornata in bus che ci porta sugli altopiani della Costa Rica arriviamo a Monteverde alle 8 di sera. Qui e’ nuvoloso, umido e fa freddo! ...

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

Cloud Forest

A travel blog entry by mrandmrsmurrell

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... altitude because it was too high for its pollinators - mosquitoes!!  Imagine such pernicious creatures being responsible for such delight. Costa Rica is the most developed country in Central America, and seems to be richer than most of the places we ...

Insects and Bugs, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Insects and Bugs

A travel blog entry by inoursuitcase

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... and it put on a show just as we were leaving on the boat. Still have the watermelon! Seatbelts have been invented in Costa Rica unlike in other Centro America where they are non-existent or stolen to make artificial hair braids. As soon as we ...

Monteverde Cloud Forest, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde Cloud Forest

A travel blog entry by elainevickers

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I spent just two days in the cloudforest doing nature walks and trying to avoid the incredible amounts of rain that would fall from the sky. On the first afternoon I tried to avoid the rain by visiting the orchid garden. The girl who showed me around ...

minibus ride to Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

minibus ride to Monteverde

A travel blog entry by dreamteam

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Per Minibus gings weiter nach ...

Getting to know our inner Tarzans!, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Getting to know our inner Tarzans!

A travel blog entry by damnfunkin

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... clear enough for us to see distant Volcan Arenal spewing out lava - they didn't! Back in town we found a bakery (we love you Costa Rica) and had a variation on a meat pie for lunch. Yum! Still no service station pie we reckon, but close enough. Had a ...

Fruit farm, Coco, Costa Rica travel blog

Fruit farm

A travel blog entry by mikeandmary

Today we have set of for the small village of Coco, about 8 kms outside of Siquirres. The owners of the coach builders have a small farm here and have invited us to stay for a couple of days to have a break. The only problem we have is that the entrance ...

The adventure starts in Costa Rica, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

The adventure starts in Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by craigandnat

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... is famed for things like rafting zip-lining can canyoning, you name it and you can do it in Costa Rica.  We headed straight for the town of Monteverde which is situated high in the Costa Rican cloud forest.  On day one, the whole group ...

Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by anywherebuthere

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I did the Jeep-Boat-Jeep trip to Monteverde. The Jeep-Boat part was quite pleasant but the -Jeep part was a Roller coaster on a rough road. The beautiful scenery made up for rough ride. Monteverde is high in the hills. So high it is at cloud level. I ...

Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by mikeandmary

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Another drive, this time to the cloud forest at Monteverde. The route to get there consisted of about 30 miles of quite bad dirt road then good asphalt before turning onto the last 35 kms of dirt road again. The last section was a mix of good and bad, we ...

Volcan Arenal and Monteverde, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcan Arenal and Monteverde

A travel blog entry by jvcullen

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What a briliant weekend. After watchin Costa Rica v Germany on Friday morning, we all got in the minibus with our tour guide Jerry - a legend - and set of north to see the most active Volcano in Costa Rica. We drove throuh the forested mountains. We ...

Monteverde - In and over the Cloudforest, Santa Elena /  Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde - In and over the Cloudforest

A travel blog entry by garygapyear

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... scenic but very touristy and even staying in a hostel, you seem to meet many more people here who are just on holiday in Costa Rica for a relatively short time rather than on the backpacker trail. Santa Elena town where I am staying seems to consist of a ...

My milkshakes bring all the girls to the pig farms, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

My milkshakes bring all the girls to the pig farms

A travel blog entry by andrea_and_eric

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... . I said adios to Eric at the bus station early last Thursday morning and took the local bus up to the Monteverde cloud forest in the mountains of Costa Rica. Sniffling a bit, but with luck on my side, two blind men with guitars got on the bus about ...

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 ...

Coffee, moss and orchids, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Coffee, moss and orchids

A travel blog entry by diasbuenos

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... 2 types of coffee bean, Arabica and Robusta. Both can be grown in Costa Rica but the Government banned Robusta as it wants Costa Rica to specialise into this fancier type of coffee and grow it organically etc. Our guide seemed to be totally up for this ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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