Montverde Cloud Forest

There’s a forest in the clouds in western Costa Rica. A dewy jungle thrives where the Cordillera de Tilarán mountain range meets the skyline. I trekked through the Mountverde Cloud Forest Reserve with all the wonderful Photojojo folks during our annual workcation. You can see more photos on our dedicated Costa Rica Workcation Blog.
 

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The reserve we visited installed 8 ‘skywalks’ through the forest. These canopy bridges are as tall as the trees in some places. As you walk, the bridges sway just enough to make your heart pound.

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Everything here is gigantic. I’m used to seeing ferns cooped up in terra cotta pots on a porch or by a TV. In the cloud forest they have the freedom to become unbelievable behemoths. The fern here is easily bigger than a truck.

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