Travel Blogs from Isla Colon, Panama

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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 ...

Island Time, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Island Time

A travel blog entry by fro-trip

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... . On the bright side, there were life jackets for when we inevitably began to sink. Once we exited the harbor, the ride to Isla Colon, the main island in Bocas, was gorgeous. The sun sparkled off the crystal clear blue water while we sped past fishing ...

No power, but a starfish, Isla Bastimentos, Panama travel blog

No power, but a starfish

A travel blog entry by scotthumphrey

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We left La Loma with the rest of our group as they were all heading to town or back to Panama City. We were running late and were about an hour and a half behind when we met up with Gregorio, the caretaker of the house we rented.  He wasn't ...

Yummy Thai, Isla Bastimentos, Panama travel blog

Yummy Thai

A travel blog entry by scotthumphrey

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... The stories she told, says he was an awful person.  Now she is engaged to another American, and they have this place in Panama together.  She wants desperately to move back to Thailand, and she will be in March.  We were glad we caught her ...

Bocas Del Toro II, Isla Colon, Panama travel blog

Bocas Del Toro II

A travel blog entry by roseyd

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A man goes into the doctors.  The doctor says, "Go over to the window and stick your tongue out."  Man says, "Why?"   The doctor says, "I don't like my neighbours" (Tommy Cooper)   Ended up staying in Bocas for longer than we thought. ...

3 Water Taxi travel day, Bastimentos, Panama travel blog

3 Water Taxi travel day

A travel blog entry by jdhermann

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... back to Bocas and it only took about 25 minutes. We walked to the next dock and took one more water taxi to Isla Basitmentos.  Arrived safe and sound 15 minutes later. Isla Bastimentos is a completely different world than Bocas del Toro. The ...

Mouths of a Bull??, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Mouths of a Bull??

A travel blog entry by jamesjames

I mean really, how many mouths does one bull have? Bocas turned out to be an extension of Costa Rica (Read: too many damn Americans), but actually was a pretty choice spot. Famous for its beaches, we only managed to make it to one, as we suffered the ...

Que xop?, Isla Colon, Panama travel blog

Que xop?

A travel blog entry by annarapp

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... french fries, this is really the country of the bananas. Wer Tiger und Br von Janosch kennt weiss das ja schon lange :-) "Panama", sagte der kleine Br, "ist unser Traumland, denn Panama riecht von oben bis unten nach Bananen. Nicht wahr, Tiger?" Oh ...

Beaches, sand, and booze., Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Beaches, sand, and booze.

A travel blog entry by polvo10

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Update coming April ...

Bocas del Toro, Isla Colon, Panama travel blog

Bocas del Toro

A travel blog entry by annarapp

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This is one of the coolest places I have been to. A little backpacker, surfing, diving town, an island actually. Else reminds me of Pokhara Lakeside in Nepal, colourful wooden hostels, international food, the little chinese supermarkets and what I am not ...

Back to Bocas del Toro, Bocas  del Toro, Panama travel blog

Back to Bocas del Toro

A travel blog entry by jdhermann

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... settled, we took a bus across the middle of the island to Boca del Drago. This is a beach at the west end of Isla Colon. This is the picturesque beach you see in the Carribean travel brochures. Curved white sandy beaches, with palm trees swaying, coconuts ...

Bocas del Toro, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Bocas del Toro

A travel blog entry by heidsontour

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... .  After one week at Bocas I had to leave...very sad but I picked up 2 fellow travellers; Leanne from the Netherlands who is here for 5 weeks and Andrew from the US who just moved to Panama city and decided to skip school to come travel with ...

Oct 13, 2009, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Oct 13, 2009

A travel blog entry by willsez

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Bocas del Toro, Isla Bastimentos, Panama travel blog

Bocas del Toro

A travel blog entry by katandphil

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... for our flight home). We had decided to stay on Isla Bastimentos which is quieter and more rustic than the main island Colon, and took a water taxi straight out there. After finding a room Tio Toms, a lovely guesthouse overlooking the water, we ...

Bocas Del Toro, Panama, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Bocas Del Toro, Panama

A travel blog entry by beccarose

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... through customs we took a van to a water taxi and whizzed over to a string of islands called Bocas del Toro (specifically Isla de Colon, the main island). The water taxi was slightly insane cause the driver paid no mind to the waves, so the boat would go ...

Next day, more of the same, Isla Colon, Panama travel blog

Next day, more of the same

A travel blog entry by blakes

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... and ice chest when we leave. We are leaving this afternoon to fly back to Panama City. We will then take a 30 minute taxi ride to Gamboa resort overlooking the Panama Canal. We will spend 2 nights there and take a day cruise through the Canal ...

Bocas Del Toro, very unfortunate events., Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Bocas Del Toro, very unfortunate events.

A travel blog entry by ssweeten

After spending a few days in Pavones, Costa Rica we decided to head over to Bocas Del Toro, Panama. Its a small group of islands with a very carribean feel. Our time there started out really great, had good food, stayed in a nice place, and the island had ...

Dia 19. Puerto Viejo - Bocas del Toro, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Dia 19. Puerto Viejo - Bocas del Toro

A travel blog entry by maprudencio

*** PLANING *** Por la maana, salida de Puerto Viejo a Siaxola (Panama) en el  bus de las 6:30 AM. Una vez pasados los tramites de la frontera pillar un taxi y decirle que reserve sitio en las lanchas.    Al llegar, el ...

Islands and Boats, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Islands and Boats

A travel blog entry by miller.time

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... ride back to town on their boat which was much more exciting than the bus ride there. Today has been a great relaxing strech of not doing much. Tommorow morning I will be scuba diving and then taking the ten hour overnight bus ride to Panama ...

Hasta luego Panama, Isla Colon, Panama travel blog

Hasta luego Panama

A travel blog entry by annarapp

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After a long last day in Bocas (spanish, surfing, barbecue, party, dancing etc.), a few hours sleep in the morning, I packed and left finally, probably only because this was planned with another Swiss girl, we will be travelling together for the next two ...

Rough Seas, Bocas del Toro Province, Panama travel blog

Rough Seas

A travel blog entry by want9814

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... meeting some cool people as well. Now you're probably thinking next I'm going to mention another long bus ride to our following destination (Panama City) but your wrong! That's right we were on an island so we had to take a water taxi off the island. And ...

Bocas Del Toro, Bocas Del Toro, Panama travel blog

Bocas Del Toro

A travel blog entry by anywherebuthere

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... be a Breeze. Got my passport stamped out of Costa Rica. Crossed the big metal bridge. Got my passport stamped for going into Panama. Paid a dodgy US$5 gringo tax which supposedly only US citizens have to pay. The receipts states I was from the USA which I ...

Post Raleigh R&R, Bocas del Toro District, Panama travel blog

Post Raleigh R&R

A travel blog entry by jennyroberts

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... belting out cheesy hits to the night sky! The following day, we all departed and headed off our separate ways, some homeward bound, some back to Turrialba to join the next expedition, whilst I headed off to inland to Panama, to re-commence my ...

Bocas del Toro, Isla Colon, Panama travel blog

Bocas del Toro

A travel blog entry by ready2goo

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... eine Bar als ein Hostel und ist wie viele Huser ber dem Wasser gebaut worden. Unter anderem gibt es dort zwei Schauckeln mit denen man direckt ins Wasser springen kann. nach einer erholsamen Woche in Bocas del Toro ging es weiter nach Panama ...

PANAMA!, Bocas de Toro, Panama travel blog

PANAMA!

A travel blog entry by daniaguas

... and the could be improved. The trip has been going extremely well, and we want it to stay that way. We made our half way destination, PANAMA! BA BADDA BA BA BA BA PANAMA HA HA HO HA HA (like the van halen song). So we know our time estimating is good. ...

Estoy vivo una vida dura en Bocas del Toro :-), Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Estoy vivo una vida dura en Bocas del Toro :-)

A travel blog entry by lale1

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... ik ben overgestoken. In Panama verder met de bus en vanuit Almirante is het nog een half uurtje met de watertaxi naar Isla Colon. Maandagmiddag beginnen mijn spaanse lessen, helaas in de middag dus niks luieren op het strand. Maar ook weer een voordeel ...

Bocas del Toro, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Bocas del Toro

A travel blog entry by mariejeanwilson

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... Panama, as usual, took longer than planned. The bus was late leaving Puerto Viejo so by the time we got to the border the Panama border lady had gone to lunch. As no one else can do the specialised job of stamping passports we had to wait for her return. ...

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