Travel Blogs from Isla Colon, Panama

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Under the sea, under the sea., Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Under the sea, under the sea.

A travel blog entry by interwebme

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... go to a supermarket with a convayer belt and to walk down streets without pot holes. The cost of living drove us south into Panama. The bus journey was fantastic we saw some of the most beautiful landscape I have ever seen. Everything was so green! I am ...

Fun in the Caribean Sun!!, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Fun in the Caribean Sun!!

A travel blog entry by senorbrian

... lots of sand and have uprooted trees everywhere. Future. So with less then a weak left im still trying to decided if i push on to panama city or go back up to puerto viejo... What will he do... Not sure even i don´t know guess i´ll wing it. ...

Bastante fiestas, pero dónde están las olas?, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Bastante fiestas, pero dónde están las olas?

A travel blog entry by vickicooper

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... in all I had a fun few days in Bocas, but a few days was definitely enough!  It was my final destination in Panam'', and although I've spent a relatively short period of time here I've had a variety of experiences here: I am happy to report that ...

Bocas del Toro, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Bocas del Toro

A travel blog entry by davidandclare

We spent 4 days on this archipelago, basing ourselves at the main town of Bocas del Toro. We went kayaking twice (on the first occasion we managed to capsize ruining our digital camera) and also took a boat trip to the nearby island of Bastimentos. From ...

More Diving, Bocas Del Toro, Panama travel blog

More Diving

A travel blog entry by kyleandfran

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Bocas Del Toro, Heather's Birthday, Bocas Del Toro, Panama travel blog

Bocas Del Toro, Heather's Birthday

A travel blog entry by nycsfsdhopper

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... Heather's birthday, out came the Anejo & coke. Anejo is a fine local rum, which is only around $5 for a large bottle here in Panama.  After that headed out on the town, hitting the  Sunken Ship for a while, then to Iguanas both of which are ...

THE CARRIBEAN, Bocas del torro, Panama travel blog

THE CARRIBEAN

A travel blog entry by jordanblair100

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so, here we are now on an island in the carribean!! its cool here, i like it alot, but it gets on my tits that you need to depend on taxis, either water taxis or normal ones, to get to any of the beaches as theres sod all beach wise in the town we are ...

Bocas thank God the trip from Hell, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Bocas thank God the trip from Hell

A travel blog entry by lstoneham

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We are in Bocas alive tonight after dinner. Have survived the bus ride from hell from Boquete, mostly the ride from David was something to remember. We had to pass a protest about halfway from David where the locals wanted a bridge built. Our bus was ...

Beautiful Islands and a big poo., Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Beautiful Islands and a big poo.

A travel blog entry by jimanddan

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... spiritis and only a little shamed after the poo incident....... Bocas was really cool though, a set of islands on north east panama famed for the beautiful beaches and amazing surf.........to be honest "amazing surf" is now a negative for me and james ...

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

Hello, Bocas del Toro

A travel blog entry by emilywhitchurch

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 Not much to report from Bocas del Toro (Spanish for "the bull's mouths" or "the bull's gulf"). It's swarming with American and Israeli holidaymakers, and lots of businesses are American-run. It's funny how we met hardly any people from the States ...

Caribbean surfing at its best!, Isla Colon, Panama travel blog

Caribbean surfing at its best!

A travel blog entry by rb-travelblog

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After a quick decision to wait out our passports on an island rather than Panama City (Passports with American Embassy for Visa) for a few more nights we decided to head to the amazing island range in Bocas del Toro.  DHL was fantastic and said they ...

Boca del Toro, Boca del Toro, Panama travel blog

Boca del Toro

A travel blog entry by bradmccartney

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Rained for 3 days, not sure what this place is like didn't see ...

Panama..the return to the burn..., Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Panama..the return to the burn...

A travel blog entry by little_lisa

... in the shade!! Pale is good, pale is good...(eventually I will believe what i am saying!) After the San Blas we flew back to Panama city in a scarily small aeroplane, and then got a bus to David. Never go to David. Even the lady who owned the hostel ...

Life's a beach, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Life's a beach

A travel blog entry by andycrisp

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... jaguar like roar since my time in Mexico, it was great to finally observe some. Next we decided to pop over the border to Panama for a 5 day stint on the islands of Bocas Del Toro.  Talk about luxury - well at least by my standards!  We stayed ...

Caribbean Bound, So... Bad Weather., Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Caribbean Bound, So... Bad Weather.

A travel blog entry by garrettgetschow

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... county. I assured him confidently, and in Spanish, that I didn't have a ticket yet because I would be finding a boat from Panama City (or Colon) to Cartagena, Colombia. Reluctantly, he stamped my passport and I was into a new country, and back to the old ...

Its almost over, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Its almost over

A travel blog entry by dakine1080

... the final lick of paint in the masterpiece... i have now made my way over to my fourth country, in slivery shape of Panama, an unplanned venture to add to my threesome of other paises from the mysterious is-it-a-continent-or-what of central america. ...

Just another day in Paradise.., Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Just another day in Paradise..

A travel blog entry by benanna

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... 2 nights in LA, flight to Mexico City, there for the night, with 2 hours to look around in the morning before flying to scary Panama City (note to everyone - it´s a good idea to have a guide book here.. which we didn´t), stayed there the night, saw the ...

Powerful Waters (Mom Dad don´t read this one!), Bocas Del Toro, Panama travel blog

Powerful Waters (Mom Dad don´t read this one!)

A travel blog entry by matt81

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... is a deep channel extending south east towards Columbia which funnels a lot of the wind driven waves up the east coast of Panama and Costa Rica, creating strong surf conditions in these areas.  At Blufts, also in this area, white water waves would ...

worst blogger EVER, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

worst blogger EVER

A travel blog entry by kaypea

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... border was closed. sweet. so our choices were to stay in a flooded town (not possible), or illegally cross the bridge into panama without getting stamps in our passports and then come back later and try and probably bribe them to give us the ...

My Birthday in the Bocas Del Toro, Bocas Del Toro, Panama travel blog

My Birthday in the Bocas Del Toro

A travel blog entry by nycsfsdhopper

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June 26th my birthday! We took one of the boat tours with the El Capitan from Hotel Olas. Very nice tour guide, although this was not one of the best days to be going out, as it was a bit rainy and rough on the way to Swans Cay. Although this area was ...

Caribbean cool, Bocas del Toro District, Panama travel blog

Caribbean cool

A travel blog entry by jennyroberts

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... different vibe from where I've stayed to date. I stayed first in the capital on the main island of Isla Colon. I met back up with people I'd met in Panama City and settled in to the relaxed Caribbean vibe. I sampled a number of local restaurants chowing ...

Winding down, Bocas Del Toro, Panama travel blog

Winding down

A travel blog entry by drodier

I have had some hanus last few days and I am up and running at normal temperatures now so there is nothing to worry about. My face is recovering fine and I have a dive trip planned for tomorrow morning. I was thinking about extending my saty but after ...

Chapter XVII, Bocas Del Toro, Panama travel blog

Chapter XVII

A travel blog entry by jeastty

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Today I rolled out of bed around 10:45 and found Joel napping downstairs. Life is rough on this island. We completed ouur various parts for tonight's meeting, I have the highlights and a talk on the svc meeting on application of scriptures and Joel is ...

Surfing in the rain, Isla Colon, Panama travel blog

Surfing in the rain

A travel blog entry by annarapp

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Had my first surf lesson :-) Wow, this is a really exhausting sport. Paddling, paddling, paddling... But I already managed to catch one or the other little wave, jump on the board before falling a felt second later into the water again. Guess until a ...

Power Hour, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Power Hour

A travel blog entry by jondells

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We left Panama City and went up to Bocas del Toro.  We checked into a hostel, but ended up having to stay in 2 separate ones with the same owner.  Craig and Andy´s hostel was having $0.50 beers for one hour and then $1 drinks for the next hour ...

Rainy Days, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Rainy Days

A travel blog entry by meganfisher

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After a long night bus ride followed by a boat ride, I arrived in Bocas del Toro. On the bus I met two girls from Calgary and a guy from Brazil who could speak English. We all went to the same hostel and ended up hanging out together for our time in ...

Boca Del Toro Panama, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Boca Del Toro Panama

A travel blog entry by hellomellow

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Stedet med den beste stranden med det klareste vannet kom vi ikke til f0r de 4 siste dagene vi hadde i mellom amerika desverre :( Legger ut noen bilder selvf0lgelig! Hadde det fantastisk og drar gjerne tilbake! vi var praktisk talt alene paa den 3km ...

Bocas, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Bocas

A travel blog entry by mikedolan

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... We then took a water taxi which was a fast speed boat to Bocas Del Toro.  This is a set of islands right off of Panama in the Caribbean.  $4 for boat taxi.  I checked into Hostel Hieki.  This must have been how the 60's were.  ...

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

Bocas del Toro, Panama

A travel blog entry by frhetoric

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Photos for Bocas are located at: http://www.kodakgallery.com/I.jsp?c=dgzq25v.b00n63cn&x=0&y=kwg6ci Today was very uneventful we left early in the morning on a bus to David to get to Bocas del Toro. Aimee had no idea that Bocas was an ...

PanamA, PAnama!, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

PanamA, PAnama!

A travel blog entry by cori

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... ...we visited 2. And the LP says....A few of the islands were named by Columbus when he visited the territory in 1502 (Ilsa colon), and because little gold was found in the area, the Spaniards did not colonize the area and the local Indians were ...

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