To the clouds
Photo and caption by Don Hague
The town of Santa Elena in the Puntarenas province of Costa Rica serves as a gateway to the Costa Rican cloud forest reserve. A challenging way to experience the cloud forest is climbing trails, walking across suspended bridges, and pausing to view the forest from lofty heights. Beginning on the forest floor and meandering above the treetops, Such nature walks enable travelers to experience the diversity of the reserve. Older trails, such as the one shown here, are being abandoned to make way for newer and safer ones. forest.
Location: Santa Elena in the Puntarenas province of Costa Rica