The Riverside Inn Boquete
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Boquete
... we were hit with the second realisation that hits anyone visiting Boquete, this is Panama's little USA. The cars are almost completely American style SUVs if not directly imported cars with US plates, the supermarket had a greater choice of salad dressings and peanut butters than most larger grocery stores in London and around half the people you see wandering the town's neat streets are American retirees. This is ...
... paradise. The city on the walk back was dark and gritty but we never felt unsafe, which was pleasantly surprising. You get a really small-town vibe here, like everybody knows everybody. If somebody robbed you it'd be pretty likely that it's somebody you already met. Just pick him out of the line; you might even know his name! In other words, crime never felt like an issue. We visited our favorite bar one last time for a farewell and dinner. The mojitos here ...
... for hours and had consumed more than 2 large bottles of rum and 2 6 packs of beer. I only had two beers and had no intention of being drunk. I was hungry though, and agreed to go to the supermarket with two of these guys. I hadn't anticipated how drunk they were by that time. One of the guys left his sandals on somebody's drive-way, whilst the owner's dogs barked beligerently. Then to my dismay, one of them knocked over a bucket of soapy water at ...
... 15 years about 12 miles from the sea, and Hurricane Ike damaged it and washed away a few bits and pieces. The deck and cabin is Teak. There are two bronze winches, which when added to the lead in the keel are worth more than what the boat was sold for. Their plan is to sail her to the UK in various stages. They sailed from Texas to Guatemala, went home for 4 months, then continued to Panama. From Panama they are heading to NZ where they hope ...
... the goods. I think the most interesting thing that we learnt on the tour is that the 'real' coffees that we drink back home (i.e. espresso) are made from the poorest quality and burnt beans, hence why they have to be processed into espresso. The best coffee should be strong not because of the 'burnt' flavour but because of the strength in it's coffee flavour and should merely be ground and brewed into 'perk' coffee so as not to spoil the flavour... and it was delicious. A long ...