Los Pinos - Cabanas y Jardines
Travel Blogs from Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
... of the best coffees in the world. The history of the Don Juan coffee plantation is closely related to the history of Monteverde. It stands for hard work and respect for nature.
We continued our journey and discovered a special 'Coffee-Lab' on the the way. A passionate coffee-lover welcomed us, ready to share his knowledge. While talking about the ...
... he says "Lets Go". None of the students want to get in the van. So I simply say... No Problem, I am getting in the van, it is still another 5 miles uphill to Monteverde, you can walk and I will meet you there. Just as I finish saying this, the other van shows up. You want to talk about some happy students. So I split them up, 6 in the new van and 4 with me in the "what am I doing in this van". In the end we made it safe and ...
... It is exciting albeit a 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 have, perhaps for the first time all year, been in one place long enough to actually feel still. Settled. Grounded. The flurry of ...
... has a very hollow wood.
Top finds of the day:
1 Tropical Cobra Snake
2 Troops of spider monkeys
Numerous smaller birds
A heap of humming birds
Various butterflies including the Morpho and Glass Winged Butterfly
An army of ants
When the tour ended I was able to rush back to my quarters and nap. I woke up an hour later and went on the Trapiche farm tour where we got to see the beginning ...
... opted for the animal sanctuary; more on that later.
We had a fair amount of time before the tour, so we drove into town and walked around a little bit, browsing the souvenir shops, making a couple of purchases and having lunch, before heading out to the animal sanctuary about half an hour out of town (this was part of why it wasn't really possible to do anything else during the day). The place we went to is called Proyecto Asis. I'm ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting