Travel Blogs from Isla Colon, Panama

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Time to continue to the Bocas, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Time to continue to the Bocas

A travel blog entry by jormaontour

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Leaving Panama Albrook by the flight: Today i started my trip some earlier than wanted. I needed to visit a farmacy but sure they are not open so early. So i must stay in the airport one more hours than needed. Albook airport is not big. Very small. ...

Age is Just a Number.., Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Age is Just a Number..

A travel blog entry by tash_and_simon

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Have you ever eaten lunch on the top of bus? Or.. Walked around an entire island in an hour? Have you ever watched television on the beach? Or.. Been blown away by a 'plasma rifle' because they wanted to your steal coconut tree? Have you ever spent your ...

Land, Air and See, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Land, Air and See

A travel blog entry by steve_julie

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... to take a ferry because we entered Panama by bus. This time we are flying in and the airport is located on the island, which is literally Isla Colon but it's mostly Bocas Town.   On the plane, a 50 seat prop jet, we strike up a chat with Gary. He's ...

Ladies' night and laying low, Isla Colon, Panama travel blog

Ladies' night and laying low

A travel blog entry by sxd613

... day. Once we were better enough to get going again, we realised that our time in Central America was dwindling fast, and although Panama had been such a lovely surprise, we had better think about sorting out our boat to Colombia. So, off the city we ...

Party in Panama!, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Party in Panama!

A travel blog entry by raistlin_78

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... easier to do it more organised. Turns out it was a good idea since there were loads of protesters blocking the road in Panama. If I'd got a local bus I would have been stuck. The shuttle though dropped us off, walked us through and we caught another one ...

Bocas del Toro, Bocas, Panama travel blog

Bocas del Toro

A travel blog entry by didoblot

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... I´ve been out more while I've been travelling, than I did during the last two years in Sheffield! About to get a bus to Panama City, going to spend a few days there and then going to get a flight to either Colombia or Equador. I say 'either' because ...

Und das Abenteuer beginnt, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Und das Abenteuer beginnt

A travel blog entry by rahelundpeter

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... nur noch zu einem nahegelegenen Restaurant und teilen uns dort ein 5-Gang Menü. Strecke: Cahuita – Bribri – Sixalo – Grenzübertritt nach Panama – Guabito – Changuinola – Almirante – Bocas del Toro (Isla ...

El Paradiso, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

El Paradiso

A travel blog entry by twittg

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... Verde and drop off our bags then go get some breakfast. Hang out at Casa Verde until the boat taxi arrives. Take that to Isla Bastimentos and walk through the jungle to Palmer Tent Lodge. Get checked in then Jacci and I hike around the island checking out ...

beach days, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

beach days

A travel blog entry by dana.t

 יום שני - אחרי נסיעה באוטובוס תרנגולים של כ3 ...

Vom Pazifik in C.R. zum Atlantik in Panama, Isla Colon, Panama travel blog

Vom Pazifik in C.R. zum Atlantik in Panama

A travel blog entry by peter.erne.58

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... hinter einem Lastwagen her, was unserem Fahrer nicht besonders gefällt. Von El Almitante, dem grossen Bananen-Verladehafen, geht es zur Insel Colon in den Bocas del Toro. Mit 60 km/h sind wir in 20 Min. da. Kurzer Spaziergang zum "Los Delfines". Feine ...

PANAMA - BOCAS DEL TORO ISLAND LIFE, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

PANAMA - BOCAS DEL TORO ISLAND LIFE

A travel blog entry by breadstickstu

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... . We'd made it to Panama our last country before entering South America. Our driver weaved us through the stunning tropical countryside of Panama to finally arrive at the sea where a boat was waiting to take us across the ocean to the islands. We climbed ...

From Resorts to Hostels, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

From Resorts to Hostels

A travel blog entry by silja

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... 4 hours to make our way to the domestic airport across town.  In between, we took the opportunity to visit the Panama Canal´s locks at Miraflores.  Visiting the locks was surpisingly cool -- we saw some absolutely enormous ships and some pretty ...

Hic...Hic...Hic, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Hic...Hic...Hic

A travel blog entry by the_pradhans

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... lightly. Bocas are a group of islands off the atlantic coast and we were supposed to take an early morning flight from Panama City. Everything was going smoothly. We checked in, got our oversize boarding passes that reminded me of those plastic checks ...

Bocas, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Bocas

A travel blog entry by chrisandalicia

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We crossed the sketchy bridge over to Panama and headed for the Caribbean islands of Bocas del Toro. We stayed on Isla Colon, one of the bigger islands, and travelled most days via water taxi to the other islands for their gorgeous beaches. We ...

Spring break...woohoo!, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Spring break...woohoo!

A travel blog entry by anna_lah

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... taxi and water taxi to Bocas del Toro - literally the 'horns of the bull' - a set of islands off the Carribean coast of Panama. Now firstly let me say that I adore Bob Marley. I love his music, his ethos, right down to his slightly mystifying tendency to ...

Visa Run, Run, Run, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Visa Run, Run, Run

A travel blog entry by j_mas

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... background. Quite a shopping experience. We made it back to the sea and scored a good deal on a round trip water taxi to Isla Colon, the main island in the chain of islands which comprises Bocas del Toro.  After a 15-minute ride through the ...

Viva el Carnaval...., Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Viva el Carnaval....

A travel blog entry by annecybissonet

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En route vers Bocas del Toro, avec 3 bus et un bateau, nous arrivons à Bocas pour le carnaval…woohoo la fête!!! Difficile de trouver une chambre, mais nous finissons par trouver une chambre dans un hostel sur le bord de la mer…pas pire ...

Day 12, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Day 12

A travel blog entry by ryanaross

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... and bought a $50 plane ticket on Aeroperlas to David, Panama, about 45 minutes from the Costa Rica border. Found a hostel in David, Panama during my internet search.   At about 11 I went in search of lunch so I could be ready for whatever I wanted ...

Almost Stuck in Paradise, Isla Colon, Panama travel blog

Almost Stuck in Paradise

A travel blog entry by mikeandelana

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Mike here.  As I write this, I am surprised to be writing from an internet cafe on Isla Colon in Bocas Del Toro.  As we arrived to the islands a few days ago, a protest had started over new government laws.  Unfortunately, the escalating ...

C'mon Pineapple...we've got some beachtime going, Bocas Del Toro, Panama travel blog

C'mon Pineapple...we've got some beachtime going

A travel blog entry by eva_and_roland

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Bocas... THE party town on the Caribbean coast! So what else to do than partying... at least we tried. After a very good but pricey - we have American prices again - sushi dinner and a few cocktails. You have to make the cocktail hour worth it - we ...

Bocas, the enchanted archipelago, Bocas Del Toro, Panama travel blog

Bocas, the enchanted archipelago

A travel blog entry by travelevers

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... their properties. First we did not believe what the locals were telling us, but sometimes reality surpasses fiction: http://abcnews.go.com/Nightline/panama-property-killings/story?id=11374933 But no worries! We are still alive and heading to Panama ...

Bocas Del Toro - Caribbean Island Paradise, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Bocas Del Toro - Caribbean Island Paradise

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67

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Except for the Panama Canal as an attraction, Panama is not a country you hear about too frequently as a travel destination, at least not compared to other small countries in the region like Costa Rica, Guatemala, Ecuador, and even Nicaragua. It’s ...

Caribbean beach..., Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Caribbean beach...

A travel blog entry by travellerbruce

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... the mountains. All the way from Panama City along the Pacific coast I'd been looking up at the great mountains which run down Panama's spine which seemed permanently covered in cloud, and now we were heading straight up there. Our driver – who would ...

Weekend in Bocas del Toro 04.07. - 06.07.2014, Isla Colon, Panama travel blog

Weekend in Bocas del Toro 04.07. - 06.07.2014

A travel blog entry by isabelle-travel

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... . In a place called Almirante we got off and took a taxi to the docks. At the docks we went on a water taxi to Isla Colon. Finally we arrived at our Hotel after ten and a half hours of travelling!! It was already in the afternoon and there weren’t ...

Carribean Sweetness, Isla Colon, Panama travel blog

Carribean Sweetness

A travel blog entry by shivvon

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Zapatilla Islands, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Zapatilla Islands

A travel blog entry by twogosouth

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Today we visited the zapatilla islands which are two great islands with brilliant snorkelling. The first snorkelling spot we went to was quite shallow and after a bit I got back on the boat and thought I was finished. then my dad said he saw a stingray. ...

Sep 21, 2013, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Sep 21, 2013

A travel blog entry by davesturdy

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T-shirts you can´t be without, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

T-shirts you can´t be without

A travel blog entry by team0506

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After only a couple of days in Costa Rica we`re now in Panama, on an island in the carribean sea called Bocos del Toro. Only arrived today so haven't seen much yet but it looks really good, and if the sun would shine it would be even better:) Don`t ...

Cabin fever/Dengue fever/Saturday night fever., Isla Colon, Panama travel blog

Cabin fever/Dengue fever/Saturday night fever.

A travel blog entry by shetravels

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... feverish Steve. The results to these occurences: After getting a random flight off the island a few days later, Steve emailed from Panama City to confirm that he did indeed have dengue, probably from a mosquito that would've bit him in Costa Rica. ...

Bocas del Toro, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Bocas del Toro

A travel blog entry by buschlog

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... see photo). Today, we will do a little shopping and maybe stock up on cash for our journey to Puerto Lindo. Our group has charted a van and driver for the drive back across the isthmus to David, from where we will take the commuter flight into Panama ...

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