Travel Blogs from Isla Colon, Panama

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Bocas del Toro, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Bocas del Toro

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

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... a/c buses but the last 4.5 hour stretch over the hills to the port was a killer. Took all day, not arriving in Bocas Town on Colon Island until gone 5pm, to find no rooms available anywhere in town in my price range. A nice lady called Aura let me stay in ...

Bocas del Toro Islands, Bocas del Toro Islands, Panama travel blog

Bocas del Toro Islands

A travel blog entry by hasson.yossi

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Easter at Bocas del Toro, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Easter at Bocas del Toro

A travel blog entry by lekili

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... hours to drive to Bocas through Cera Punta and almirante. For $4 each and $3/day parking we took a water taxi to Bocas Town on Colon. Taxi ride took about 20 minutes to island where it was HOT. Humidity is pretty high and sun is strong. Stopped in town at ...

Off to Panama, Bocas del Toro District, Panama travel blog

Off to Panama

A travel blog entry by vincethepince

4

... crammed into a small speedboat for the final leg of the journey out to Bocas del Toro. It was a 45 minute ride out to the Isla Colon. The scenery was beautiful out on the water. Once on the island we checked into our hotel which will be our base for ...

Panama in 11 days, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Panama in 11 days

A travel blog entry by hastie_gringo

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Off to the big city.  Portobelo to Colon (not just a clever name) on the famous central america chicken bus. And what an experience! Ya couldnt get a friendlier bus load of people. The 4 gringos and their masses of annoying luggage are welcomed into ...

Boat trips to secluded beaches, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Boat trips to secluded beaches

A travel blog entry by jfeezy

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... amazing place. We went out on a boat trip today, saw dolphins, went snorkeling, ate at a restaurant in Macca Bite on Isla Bastiementos and chilled out at Red Frog Beach, also on Bastiementos. Gret trip, except for two grumpies that started demanding ...

Good bye Costa Rica, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Good bye Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by eeyore82

... Rica. CR was definately the beste choice for a first stop to get accomodated to traveling. Its a bit expensif but it has all kinds of activities, and I guess if the weather had been better I would have stayed longer. Good bye Costa Rica! Now off to ...

Panama, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Panama

A travel blog entry by parkerlearey

bocas del ...

Happy New Year, Boca Del Toro, Panama travel blog

Happy New Year

A travel blog entry by panf007

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... crowded with shipping boats and tour boat. The local airport looked abandoned although we were told there was a daily flight to Panama City during high season. The jail looked full, and the inmates, mostly blacks (sorry, no racial profile intended), ...

Monchinhio!, Bocas Del Toro, Panama travel blog

Monchinhio!

A travel blog entry by poledd

11

... Denis, re-teuf de l´espace a l´Aqua Lounge en mode Ladies Night. Puis 2 bars avec Mandy et Sunanda dechirees. Tout petit dodo. Depart temprano de Monchi pour Panama City et on se tire vers Santa Catalina. C est sympa ce blog mais ca fait mal aux mains. ...

Bocas del Toro - Day 3, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Bocas del Toro - Day 3

A travel blog entry by lekili

7

Didn't get much shut eye after the previous nights debacle. Caught a cab into town at 9am and went to catch our boat tour with Geraldo. We first went to Dolphin Bay. We saw a handful of dolphins, but nothing much spectacular. Next we headed out to Coral ...

Boating to Bocas, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Boating to Bocas

A travel blog entry by timeofourlives

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... of weight!! The boat trip to Bocas del Toro was really good! Bocas del Toro is a little island located off the Carribbean coast of Panama and is surrounded by clear blue waters! When we got there we booked into a hotel with the added luxury of a TV! ...

Beaches in Bocas, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Beaches in Bocas

A travel blog entry by nellems

2
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... as we didn't book a tour with them, they wouldn't drive us to our hostel. Not a huge deal as it was a $2 taxi ride to Panama's Paradise on the opposite side of the island.  Our accommodation was a quiet place up the back end of Bocas Town, with a ...

Island bum, Bocas Del Toro, Panama travel blog

Island bum

A travel blog entry by julesjb

2

... fast to make up for lost time. Thus no sleep was had for fear of dying. Fortunately my concerns about arriving early at Panama City bus terminal were for nought as it is a great big modern facility with shops and many commuters coming into to Panama city ...

First Day in Bocas - Goodbye England, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

First Day in Bocas - Goodbye England

A travel blog entry by lpringle

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... the very swingy and very hot bus we were so ready for a bed and checked into Hostel Heike, the sister hostel to our one from Panama City. We checked in and made the error of choosing bottom bunks - normally ideal but not here when the fans are all on the ...

Happy One Week anniversary to US!!!!, Isla Bastimentos, Panama travel blog

Happy One Week anniversary to US!!!!

A travel blog entry by scotthumphrey

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Our last day before heading to Bocas Town to hook up with Gregorio at the house we're renting near Salt Creek on the other side of Bastimentos. In between trying to escape the rain and the army ants, we decided to go to the local Ngobe restaurant and ...

Bocas del toro - sunburn sorrow, Isla Colon, Panama travel blog

Bocas del toro - sunburn sorrow

A travel blog entry by monkeybusiness

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We arrived in Bocas del Toro after a fairly pain free journey across the Costa Rican border. The only hurdle was navigating our way across a rickety old bridge (the border) which felt like it might collapse at any moment under the weight of our enormous ...

Beach Bum, Bocas del drago, Panama travel blog

Beach Bum

A travel blog entry by maille

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This is as good and better than everyone has said, Isla Colon and the surrounding islands are amazing!!! Arriving on friday i met one of the ausie girls that i´v now bumped into 4 times since cuba. we headed off on a cruise and some snorlking around ...

Panama, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Panama

A travel blog entry by limehybrid

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Hey everyone! Sorry it's been awhile. Jeff and I went to Panama. It was pretty fun. We took a bus to the border, walked across the border, took a cab to a boat and then the boat took us to the islands of Bocas del Torro. We just hung out on the main ...

Bocas Boating, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Bocas Boating

A travel blog entry by markandchar

5

Over the last few days, I {Mark}had been getting increasingly fatigued by a bout of what seemed to be a throat infection. What would be a minor ailment back home, was more difficult to bare in the 33 degree C heat. So by the time we returned to David, it ...

Panama Islands, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Panama Islands

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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... the 1-1/2 drive to the docks for a 30 minute ride to Bocas. Bocas del Toro is an archipelago made up of a group of islands with Isla Colon being the northern-most and it's capital. This would be our "home base" over the next week or so to venture out via ...

A Carribean Summer, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

A Carribean Summer

A travel blog entry by sharkita

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... . Bocas del Toro on the Atlantic side of Panama being our next destination. 1148 miles away. We intend to spend 3 months in Panama visiting Bahia Almirante, the San Blas Islands,  transit the Canal, then head to Golfo de San Miguel , Go 50 miles up ...

Saa var det Panama, Bocas Del Toro, Panama travel blog

Saa var det Panama

A travel blog entry by team0506

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I'm a Traveller I'm a navigator A boredom hater A star gazer A foreign trail blazer A bit of a wanderer Definitely a ponderer A cultural crusader Territorial invader Living it large Keeping it local Crossing language barriers By staying ...

David, Panama City, Bocas del Toro, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

David, Panama City, Bocas del Toro

A travel blog entry by lindseyj

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... for my liking and I quickly pulled the curtain as we passed between two semi's (on 2 lanes of highway). Sketch. We arrived in Panama City super early in the morning, the sun hadn't even come out yet. We waited at the uber fancy Albrook Terminal until ...

Island Time, Bastiamonto, Panama travel blog

Island Time

A travel blog entry by foxholley

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Three little birds were on our doorstep, It has been a while since we have written but we have a good excuse. We were relaxing in a hammock. After discovering the coast of Costa Rica we came to Bocas Del Toro a chain of islands in the Caribbean. We ...

Feeling eeekie in sunny Bocas, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Feeling eeekie in sunny Bocas

A travel blog entry by mini_v

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Woke up feeling hot and eeeekie, I miss my bed :( Brekkie with the Norwegian girls at Lillie's cafe and decided to give the catamaran tour a miss - did not fancy having a funny tummy on a rocking boat. Kristin also didn't feel well and decided not to go. ...

Country Overview: Panama, Panama, Panama travel blog

Country Overview: Panama

A travel blog entry by jameshardy88

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... the canal ended up residing in Panama. Aside from the canal Panama is also famous for its hats, imaginatively named "Panama Hats". Despite the misleading name they actually have pretty much nothing to do with Panama. They earned their name after ...

"May we live in interesting times."

A travel blog entry by matt81

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Welcome to Da Caribeann Man!!  Bocas Del Toro, or BDT is a small archipeligo off the...well just look at the map.  This place has fantastic surf.  I surfed my first reef break the other day at Black Rock.  It´s a little eerie ...

Taking it easy, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Taking it easy

A travel blog entry by diandkevworld

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... the night in the Capital. We had been told by a number of travellers that we were better off heading over the border to Panama as it was a bit cheaper and more relaxed than the Costa Rican coastal town of Puerto Viejo. Still not clear on our final ...

Bocas del Toro, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Bocas del Toro

A travel blog entry by krisandmarilyn

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... engineer from Florida, and decided that we could very much enjoy living there for a few days. After our decision (we were staying on Isla Colon that night) Robert wanted to take us to meet his other "friends". We figured out that he wanted to take us to ...

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