Travel Blogs from Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica

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Destination: clouds, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Destination: clouds

A travel blog entry by thorpedo10

Today we head to Monteverde (green mountain), known for its national park shrouded in misty clouds. We stopped at a little truck stop and got some delightful refreshments, then just as we transferred buss and were about to  head off again, the police ...

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

EXTREMO!

A travel blog entry by sallyandjake

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... ; The weather was very unique, sun was out and was really hot, but it was slightly rainning, like a thick fog.  Hence the cloud forest.  We did our routine and upacked and found food.  The manager of the Hotel, Carlos, was a very helpful ...

Low key walkabout, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Low key walkabout

A travel blog entry by 3beansabroad

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... for a while.  Mom looked through the Lonely Planet book for a little while and we decided to take a taxi to the Monteverde cheese factory for a tour during the afternoon.  We got their early, bought some ice cream and found some free wifi ...

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 ...

Vice Tour by Day, Hike by Night, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Vice Tour by Day, Hike by Night

A travel blog entry by itsgotime

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...              Now that we are done with that, on to a guided night hike.  There are no street lights here so when it's dark, it is really dark.  The cloud forrest really does come alive at night! ...

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

Monteverde Cloud Forest

A travel blog entry by odysseydiary

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After a big, grand breakfast we drove to Monteverde, another cloud forest for some cooler weather. The route was only 150km but took 4 hours due to the notoriously unpaved roads.  I was told that Monteverde doesn't want to be over-run with tourists ...

Curi Cancha Cloud Forest tour & night hike, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Curi Cancha Cloud Forest tour & night hike

A travel blog entry by odysseydiary

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Our guided tour at Curi Cancha Cloud Forest started at 7:30am with Danilo where we got to experience the primary (old growth) and secondary (new growth) forest.  We learned how the government and private citizens buy land to preserve the ...

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 ...

Costa Rica Day 4, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica Day 4

A travel blog entry by thetwinsontour

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... Sky Tram. With a day like that, the sky's the limit!   (I crack myself up).  Our Sky Walk was a guided walk through the cloud forest, complete with hanging bridges over the valleys, amid the treetops. I think it might be a good thing that there is a ...

Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by jackgrace

... . Founded in 1954 by a group of Quakers searching for a peaceful place to live, it is the home of Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, the Children's Eternal Rain Forest, and the Santa Elena Reserve.   Overnight at: Monteverde Lodge and Gardens. 1 ...

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 ...

Getting Misted In the Cloud Forest, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Getting Misted In the Cloud Forest

A travel blog entry by carlitravels

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... and sunny. Although it mists here. Even in blue skies and sunny you still get mist, consequence of being in a cloud forest. A cloud forest gets it's name because there are always clouds around due to hot Caribbean air mixing with the cooler Pacific air. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

Adventures Abound in Monteverde

A travel blog entry by sklitgord

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... of forests and small farms. The total trip took about 4 hours. As we were approaching Santa Elena a twon near the Monteverde forest reserve,   we passed right by our bed and breakfast, Bel Cruz Bed and Breakfast. Luckily I happened to be ...

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 ...

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