Travel Blogs from Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica

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

Canopy in Monteverde

A travel blog entry by frankversteegh

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In die grünen Berge (Monteverde), Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

In die grünen Berge (Monteverde)

A travel blog entry by peter.erne.58

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... hoch und das Gerät leistungsmässig etwas am Anschlag. Ausserdem fehlt mir noch ein Stromkabel fürs Auto. Die Strasse nach Monteverde eröffnet traumhafte Ausblicke in die grünen Hügel und bis hinunter zum Meer. Als sie zur Schotterstrasse wird, ...

Monteverde,Costa Rica, Beauty and CANOPY!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde,Costa Rica, Beauty and CANOPY!

A travel blog entry by amanda_hovlind

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We have been here a few days now in Santa Elena, Monteverde,and we are really liking it. There is just something calm in the air here... Very peaceful. You step outside and hear so many different sounds, of nature. The kind it should be. All in all, ...

Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by oagjerms

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... det udoedelige navnet. Han reiste til CR i 1966 for aa se paa fugler, og han har fortsatt ikke reist hjem.   Hoeydepunktet i Monteverde er nok likevel reisen blant tretoppene i regnskogen. Dvs i form av aa henge i en vaier, 70 meter over bakken, ...

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

Number Three

A travel blog entry by danica-altin

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... photos. We jam packed the next day with "doing things." We arrived in Monteverde with the mission to go to the Monteverde Cloud Forest and to do a zip line canopy tour. (Apparently this is where the whole idea was invented.) We ended up accidentally ...

Canopy tur i sidelengs rein!!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Canopy tur i sidelengs rein!!

A travel blog entry by dalhelge

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... panne. Ble hentet kl 10.30 av en pitte liten fyr med jakke som kjørte oss på en hullete vekkreinet vei til Monteverde Rein Forest. Der ble vi kledd opp med klatreutstyr og hjelm og svære hansker.   Fikk en kort briefing på hva ...

Saber vs. Conocer- Let's Get Intellectual, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Saber vs. Conocer- Let's Get Intellectual

A travel blog entry by apot-of-flowers

... to the co-op which is full of locally made crafts. I bought a few things, and looked around my new location a little bit more. Monteverde is worth every single rock that you car hits on the way up the unpaved road on the side of a mountain. Seriously. Get ...

Wait, Who's the Boy Again?, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Wait, Who's the Boy Again?

A travel blog entry by apot-of-flowers

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Latin. Dance. Class. Today I had my last day of classes in Monteverde, ate ice cream for lunch, attempted to make botanical jewelry, and got my groove on. The end of classes are always bittersweet. I really do like all of the teachers that I get to work ...

Dream Come True!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Dream Come True!

A travel blog entry by lauramitchell13

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... how to be a multimedia designer/developer and we had an exhibit at the time for the birds of the Cloud Forest from Monteverde, Costa Rica. There was a local artist, Charles Harper who was commissioned to create a poster celebrating the amazing fauna of ...

Natur und Genussmittel, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Natur und Genussmittel

A travel blog entry by peter.erne.58

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Zweiter Tag mit vollem Programm im Monteverde, genauer in Santa Helena. Morgenspaziergang mit Gary im Curi Cancha Reserve, einem privaten Park. Start um 0700h gleich mit Öffnung des Parks. Wir sind primär zur Vogelbeobachtung hier. Zunächst beobachten ...

autofahren, regenwald, canopy o deja-oido, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

autofahren, regenwald, canopy o deja-oido

A travel blog entry by julegschwander

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monteverde, santa elena! vom strand hiess es dann wieder ab in die berge und nicht nur das sondern auch in den regen(wald)! ziehmlicher temperaturschock fuer mich! um die 15 c bloss, oder so! auf jeden fall richtig kalt und nass!!! bin glaub zum ersten ...

Finally... some cool weather!!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Finally... some cool weather!!

A travel blog entry by dianaford

... Lake Arenal with an amazing view of the volcano, we embarked on a very very bumpy twisty drive to Santa Elana, our base for the Monteverde Cloud Forest. Our hotel was based at the top of a very steep hill, every time I walked up it, I had to stop at ...

Day 6 - going into Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 6 - going into Monteverde

A travel blog entry by lovejezelle

... had their own double bed to share (haha!), while the girls got the bigger room with three beds. Changed quickly and then drove to Monteverde Forest. We decided not to get the tour guide to make it cheaper however, I don't think we ended up seeing as many ...

Resplendent Quetzal!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Resplendent Quetzal!

A travel blog entry by rnespeca

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Hola Mis Amigos, Today was a perfect day.  We went to the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve which is the most popular destiantion for ecotourist when they Come to Costa Rica.  One of the most important birds to find here is the Resplendent ...

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

Travelling to Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by jensadventures

... so we could catch the 7am ferry back to the mainland. It didn't take us long to reach the border, we got into Costa Rica about 9.30am. On the way to Monteverde there was a big thunderstorm and a few cars in front a tree fell in the road. One of the lorry ...

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

Arenal to Monteverde

A travel blog entry by avengerpenguins

... laid out and the buffet breakfasts are very good indeed. Highly recommended. After booking in we drove up to the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve to book a walk for the following morning and then spent some time at the famous Hummingbird Gallery, just ...

Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by avengerpenguins

An early start saw us at the entrance to the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve where we watched a brief video about the history of the reserve and its importance as a conservation site. Returning outside we found a Coati loafing around the picnic tables and ...

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

Monteverde Ziplining

A travel blog entry by jensadventures

This morning we got our breakfast from the bakery then got picked up from the hotel at 8am to go ziplining. It was about a 20 minute drive away, we got all our equipment then were driven for another 5 mins.  There were about 7 ziplines and 1 tarzan ...

Bats and Butterflies, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Bats and Butterflies

A travel blog entry by nanseaj

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... a series of different gardens, each of the four gardens representing a different local habitat, hot lowland, mid-elevation forest, deep forest and cloud forest.  We were given butterflies to release as we entered the appropriate habitat.  It was ...

Guided tour through Santa Elena Cloud Forest, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Guided tour through Santa Elena Cloud Forest

A travel blog entry by 3beansabroad

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We woke early so we could make our 7:30 reservation for a guided tour at the Santa Elena Cloud Forest.  I say "early," but every day is an early rise here.  The sun comes up around 4:30.  We gathered our rain gear just in case.  We've ...

Monteverde or bust!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde or bust!

A travel blog entry by ariela_brendan

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... features 5 foot width and capacity of 80 people per bridge which makes the treetop walkways at Selvatura Park the longest bridge system in Costa Rica. The place was pretty quiet so we really did have the bridges all to ourselves. On one of the bridges we ...

Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by michaelm

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... in den Baumwipfeln kann man den Wald beobachten oder an 600m Stahlseilen mit Rollen durch den Wald rasen - Die so genannte Canopy-Tour. Monteverde ist auch fuer den Naturmuffel eine Reise wert - sei es nur um dem Gestank und dem Laerm von San Jose eine ...

So a Cloud Forest is really just the bush.., Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

So a Cloud Forest is really just the bush..

A travel blog entry by hollando

... fit 2 but they squeeze three onto.  My left bottom cheek was seated, the rest of me wasn´t.  Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve was lovely, very mountainous and green and kinda like Queenstown or Stowe or numerous other tourist towns in the ...

Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by juliemsw

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... went through the cloud. It was really neat.  Some of the ziplines were so high they were above the treetops in the cloud forest.  The ziplines on this canopy tour were alot higher, longer and faster than the ziplines I did in Tamarindo in ...

High in a cloud forest, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

High in a cloud forest

A travel blog entry by libbycav

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... the continental dividing range not far  from Arenal as the bird flies, but on the Pacific side of the mountains.  Here the rainforest is a cloud forest so it is drier and far more open. Its not far for the birds to fly, but it was a long way to ...

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

Coffee WIN

A travel blog entry by ariela_brendan

... to a stall behind the arts and crafts market in San Jose and a snack counter during a bathroom break on the road to Monteverde).  I have yet to be disappointed.  Of particular note, around the corner from the central market we stumbled across a ...

Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by raistlin_78

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... view as well. Definitely worth doing. Monteverde is also known for its two cloud forests. So I went along to Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve on my last day here. Spent the whole day here walking around the 12km of trails. Saw a few birds and something ...

Zip A Dee Do Da, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Zip A Dee Do Da

A travel blog entry by sianm_jones

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... bridge i gyrraedd y cable car ac roedd hwnna yn symud ychydig n ddigon i fi. Wrth deithio lan roedd yna olygfeydd gwych or cloud forest. Fe welon ni armadillo ac anifail or enw quati syn dod or un teulu ar racoon. Weles i sawl person yn zipline hefyd ...

Zipping through the canopy, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Zipping through the canopy

A travel blog entry by ariela_brendan

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... very light (still full from the night before, but didn't want to turn down coffee!) breakfast. By 8:45am we were on the road to Monteverde. The ride up was on an Interbus which held about 8 people, all of which turned out to be Americans. The ride up was ...

Regenwald, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Regenwald

A travel blog entry by jerrytrip

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... als Gringos benannt, daher heißt 'Gringo-Trail' sowas wie 'Touri-Trampelpfad'. Wenn man möglichst wenig von dem 'richtigen' Costa Rica kennenlernen will und lieber alles vorgekaut bekommt und in einer künstlichen Welt leben will, trampelt man einfach ...

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