Travel Blogs from Isla Colon, Panama

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Sep 21, 2013, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Sep 21, 2013

A travel blog entry by davesturdy

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T-shirts you canīt be without, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

T-shirts you canīt 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 ...

Coffee, Canals & Catamarans, Bocas Del Toro, Panama travel blog

Coffee, Canals & Catamarans

A travel blog entry by layla_chris

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... where to get stamps etc... We did however manage to navigate our way through and were shortly on a bus toward the island of Colon. The journey was painless and lead straight to an over packed boat destined for the island. As usual, with no real ...

Worst Bathroom Situation EVER, Isla Colon, Panama travel blog

Worst Bathroom Situation EVER

A travel blog entry by journeyjoy

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... We wound up making scrambled pancakes. Who knew that was such a thing. After this lovely breakfast, we tried calling a hostel on Isla Bastimentos but there was no answer. After wandering around town checking other hostel prices, we wound up back at Mondo ...

Leaving Bocas, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Leaving Bocas

A travel blog entry by rachaelh

... very small...but with a very big bottom. When the lady came back we were told that the night bus was full for the trip back to Panama City. So we had to go with plan B which was go back to the bus station at Almirante on the mainland and see what other ...

bocas del toro, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

bocas del toro

A travel blog entry by ricolola

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Christmas eve was definetly an adventure! Hoping to go to a beach today he hopped on a water taxi to island basimentos. Once on the island you must take a 20 minute hike up the hill to the other side of the island. If it were only that simple! It ...

Panama, country of pleasure, Bocas Del Toro, Panama travel blog

Panama, country of pleasure

A travel blog entry by jboy036

Arrived in Bocas, Panama, what a ...

Isla Bastimentos, Isla Bastimentos, Panama travel blog

Isla Bastimentos

A travel blog entry by rachaelh

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... going there! We checked in at the hostel, the place looked so amazing. Our room was total luxury compared to our hostel in Panama City, couldn't believe they only charged $13 a night! We showered and changed and then walked along the trail to Red Frog ...

The Carribean, Bocas Del Toro, Panama travel blog

The Carribean

A travel blog entry by woody0198

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... places), lack of developed infrastructure (Contadora), economic scarring by the pullout of the US when the canal was handed over (Panama City), and stunningly beautiful places that tourists will (eventually) want to see (Boquete, the islands).  If ...

Back To School..., Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Back To School...

A travel blog entry by fullmoon

Happy Father's Day! Something that no one really mentioned to us when they were advertising our hotel and telling us how cheap the rooms were that it’s right beside an extremely loud night club!! Mike was so exhausted last night that his head hit ...

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

Bocas del Toro, Panama

A travel blog entry by annekevdvliet

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Beans with Rice and Fish, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Beans with Rice and Fish

A travel blog entry by lukitolocita

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... site, and Red Frog beach. We also biked one day to Boca del Drago and the beautiful Starfish Beach situated on that side of Isla Colon.  The remainder of our time in Bocas was spent doing our daily dives and cruising around the island. Of course I ...

Beach!, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Beach!

A travel blog entry by kbreeze

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... On a good day, on flat terrain I think that the ac may have blown out room temperature air. But driving through the mountains of Panama, full of people and all their belongings, the ac system did not stand a chance. I gradually had the feeling that we may ...

Bocas del toro, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Bocas del toro

A travel blog entry by thepotvins

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On Isla Colon, we stayed at La Coralina, a small hotel north of the hustle and bustle of Bocas Town.   Isla Colon is the most developed of the Bocas del Toro Archipelago, and on the southern end of the island is the tourist ghetto of Bocas ...

Hangin out, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Hangin out

A travel blog entry by tom_jenny

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Time for more Spanish, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Time for more Spanish

A travel blog entry by gregandjane

Bocas del ...

Journey To Panama, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Journey To Panama

A travel blog entry by robnguy

We crossed the border into Panama (and avoided paying anything for the priviledge, unlike the yanks!) and took a fantastic water taxi ride across to Bocas del Toro through mangrove swap and such. Found Bocas to be full of īGnarly Dudesīall bragging ...

Bocas del Toro Paradise, Bocas del Toro District, Panama travel blog

Bocas del Toro Paradise

A travel blog entry by gkmadventures

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... got little stickers saying we were in Panama. After getting our stickers we walked to the Panamanian customs where we got stamped into Panama. I forgot to mention the ever so annoying tall Dutch boys that kept trying to budge in front of Greg and I when ...

Paradise 2, Bocas del Toro District, Panama travel blog

Paradise 2

A travel blog entry by gkmadventures

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The next morning we walked down the street for breakfast/lunch and ate at a place that had a lot of American choices. We met 3 other people that were from Colorado. A couple from Fort Collins and a guy from Crested Butte. We talked about how it was ...

A Hostel Situation, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

A Hostel Situation

A travel blog entry by thespeck

... to the coast. When we arrived at the coast we left the bus, our driver and Kevin were going to travel back to Panama city that day, a 10 hour trek, and we would travel back separately. Here we boarded a motorboat just big enough for all of ...

Dirt Roads and Diving, Bocas del Toro,  Panama travel blog

Dirt Roads and Diving

A travel blog entry by pbrewis

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... the streets and locals going about their business. The local airport in Bocas would rival that of Hoedspruit although the plane to Panama City wasn't that small, about 26 seater and the flight took a little over 45 min. We landed in Panama City this ...

Bastimento, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Bastimento

A travel blog entry by chevere

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Bastimento, petite île de l'archipel de Bocas del Toro. Petite, authentique, et sans voitures. ...

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

Bocas del Toro, Panama

A travel blog entry by scottandcorrina

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... with an amazing steak dinner from a NZ owned wine bar on the main island. The next day we decided to hire a quad bike and explored Isla Colon and it's surf beaches as well as taking a trip out on the only road to the other side of town. Here we wandered ...

Farewell Bocas del Toro, Bocas del Toro District, Panama travel blog

Farewell Bocas del Toro

A travel blog entry by alexkennewell1

Last day after a class week, packed up and got boat to mainland. 10 hour bus made worse by torrential rain and faulty electronics making the bus shudder up hills. Uncomfortable & sleepless ...

It's Time For Panamaniacs!, Isla Bastimentos, Panama travel blog

It's Time For Panamaniacs!

A travel blog entry by steve_julie

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... mentioned in the report from Hatchet Caye, Central America's barrier reef is the second largest in the world behind Australia's. The reef off Panama is reported to be much more vibrant than anywhere else and that has much to do with why we're here. We ...

Into the jungle we will go!, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Into the jungle we will go!

A travel blog entry by jgomez

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... two days, we stayed in an area called Bocas del Toro. Bocas del Toro is a bunch of islands and some towns on the mainland. We stayed in Isla Colon where the population is about 3,000 people. To get to Bocas, we had to take a 10 hr bus trip to ...

The Monkey Alarm Clock, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

The Monkey Alarm Clock

A travel blog entry by steveclark

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... Lady in Red and Lionel Richie's Easy like a Sunday Morning! When we arrived it was a boat to the main island of Isla Colon. The boat was pretty packed but we arrived safely. When we arrived we were greeted but a man advertising a hostel. Thinking the ...

Rusty Bike Mon, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Rusty Bike Mon

A travel blog entry by foggie

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Getting to Bocas by hot bus, taxi, boat and walk seemed a lot of effort for just another beachy style place. And yet again I was to find a place people get stuck in. The islandīs beaches were mostly abandoned due to Americans buying up land for ...

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