Travel Blogs from Isla Colon, Panama

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Bocas del Toro - The

Bocas del Toro - The "Carnival"

A travel blog entry by lobo

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... . That is followed by a speedy, bumpy, wet, wind blown ride as the launch skims along for about 20 minutes towards the island of Colon and Bocas Town. I was glad to be sitting on an inside seat as I had images of my glasses flying off due to a sudden gust ...

Bocas del Toro (EN/FR), Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Bocas del Toro (EN/FR)

A travel blog entry by ccheng

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... further, I realised that whole sea bed was full of it, as if the sky had been turned upside down.   Returning from Panama, I was pleasantly surprised to find a 90-day visa stamp on my passport. Maybe it was a mistake, maybe not. For now, ...

Fantasy Island, isla cristobal, Panama travel blog

Fantasy Island

A travel blog entry by slowayround

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... Almirante, home of the Chiquita Banana Company. We parked Rover at the bombero (fire station) for safe keeping and took a water-taxi over to Isla Colon. We stayed in the small city of Bocas del Toro for a night, it has the feel of a town on the verge of ...

Bocas, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Bocas

A travel blog entry by sarandphil

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... Bocas del Toro is made up of three islands, Isla Colon, Isla Bastimentos and Isla Carenero. We docked on the largest island, Isla Colon and decided to set up home there. We found our accomodation and had a wander about the town eventually hiring some ...

Snorkelling Tour, Zapatilla South and Hospital Point, Panama travel blog

Snorkelling Tour

A travel blog entry by veromarcos

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Its 5 months today since we started our adventure. It feels longer, but at the same time not a day of boredom. So today we decided to "try something new"...snorkelling. Suprisingly we had never tried this activity, and given the amount of fish, coral ...

Bocas, no más!, Isla Colon, Panama travel blog

Bocas, no más!

A travel blog entry by from

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... pots de vin ont fait l'affaire - j'ai continué mon aventure sur l'archipel de Bocas Del Toro, au Nord Est du Panama. J'attendais beaucoup de cet endroit, car j'avais vu des photos magnifiques de plages perdues dans les Caraibes.  Alors oui, ...

Panama 'abundance of fish', Bocas Del Torro, Panama travel blog

Panama 'abundance of fish'

A travel blog entry by millarmotortour

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... $7 later !!!! best yet!!! We drive across the OLD bridge that used to be used for railcars an enter the hot humid country of Panama singing Van Halen tunes! No one harrassing us and friendly helpful locals. We even give a kid a ride to the nearby 100 ...

Camping in the Jungle, Bastimentos, Panama travel blog

Camping in the Jungle

A travel blog entry by cat6698

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... having a lot of difficulties at the moment with internet connections. So from Puerto Viejo we made our way south to the Panama boarder. The crossing was fairly easy although it did involve crossing a large swollen river via a fairly rickety bridge. Cat ...

Bocas Del Toro, Isla Colon, Panama travel blog

Bocas Del Toro

A travel blog entry by roseyd

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Minus six degrees in November? That's snow joke. Sorry haven't written for a while. All's fine and dandy here, our plans seem to change daily but at the moment we're settled on an island in a place called Bocas del Toro (google image it, it’s v ...

Flying to Bocas del Toro for Island Adventure, Bocas Del Toro, Panama travel blog

Flying to Bocas del Toro for Island Adventure

A travel blog entry by jdhermann

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Talk about a Bird´s Eye View. The views from the airplane were spectacular. Initially, I could see the Panama Canal and how it empties into the lake, before you get to the Carribean. The landscape then looked like a patchwork quilt of greens in many ...

The Big man 2, Isla Colon, Panama travel blog

The Big man 2

A travel blog entry by vitako

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... bus station to water taxi station) ,大約30分鐘到達。   Isla colon ...

Relaxing, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Relaxing

A travel blog entry by sandramcnicol

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Had a great week doing very little.  This island has a very nice feel good factor, so deciede to lower my pace to its level!  I am studying spanish a bit, 6 hours a week, so does not really count, and been exploring the island via a bike (bum ...

Every night is ladies night, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Every night is ladies night

A travel blog entry by pjcrus

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... heard that you needed to pay $30 to leave Costa Rica and was pleasantly surprised when it was free (it was free to enter Panama as well which was a bonus). A collectivo was waiting at the border to ferry backpackers to where the boat would take you down ...

Scuba and islands, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Scuba and islands

A travel blog entry by marcmsm

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... Hard to describe how big the area is and an endless view of plantations. Anyway the boat took an hour or so to get to Isla Colon in Bocas meandering its way through mangroves, river and ocean. Once i landed in Bocas myself and a few others found a ...

Took a right turn when we were heading forward!, Dolphin Bay, Panama travel blog

Took a right turn when we were heading forward!

A travel blog entry by jdhermann

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... birds and I saw a very large neon blue butterfly. Really cool stuff. Back to the catamarran, where we read books and drank Panama beer all afternoon. Each afternoon, Josef and Maria bring their workers a beer at the end of the work day. They picked ...

A man, a plan, a canal, panama...., Bocas Del Toro And Panama City, Panama travel blog

A man, a plan, a canal, panama....

A travel blog entry by cjandtheswede

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... crossing, into Panama. We headed to Bocas del Toro to check out latin america - carbbean style! we took a lancha to Colon Island (also known as Bocas Town) and immediately you could see the carribbean influence, the Panamanians were darker skinned and ...

Springbreak Grandslam, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Springbreak Grandslam

A travel blog entry by supertramps

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As soon as we arrived in Bocas del Toro island we began a frantic search for somewhere that would be showing the Six Nations rugby grandslam decider. We soon learned that it was American spring break as accomodations were quite full and ...

A quick trip to Panama...Bastementos to be exact!!, Bocas Del Toro, Panama travel blog

A quick trip to Panama...Bastementos to be exact!!

A travel blog entry by roberte

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... to update his passport, so a trip across the border was in need!! Hopped a bus to Sixola and crossed a wicked bridge to get to Panama!! You had to walk across and half way there the time changes one hour and you are in Panama!! First a taxi ride to ...

Beach time at Bocas, Bastimentos, Panama travel blog

Beach time at Bocas

A travel blog entry by simon.caryn

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... was a little different to the others, as the bus stops the Costa Rican side and we have to walk over a bridge to get to the Panama side. But not just any bridge – and old, rusting, creaking, “how is it still staying up at all?” type of ...

Bocas del Toro - Caribbean Dreaming, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Bocas del Toro - Caribbean Dreaming

A travel blog entry by lobo

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... archipelago of Bocas del Toro and finally the town of Bocas del Toro that is also referred to as Bocas Town located on Isla Colon (Columbus Island). It was Christopher Columbus who discovered the area in 1502. The province is made up of the archipelago ...

Lobster, Isla Colon, Panama travel blog

Lobster

A travel blog entry by vitako

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Yay for Panama!!!, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Yay for Panama!!!

A travel blog entry by travelrama

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... to take a cab or boat to get to them and have to pay once you get there but other then that not one complaint.  I hear that panama city has stuff for dirt cheap so i think i might buy a waterproof digital camera or a new ipod so if u can think of ...

Panama, Bocas Del Toro, Panama travel blog

Panama

A travel blog entry by dan_connaughton

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... the taxi ride things only got better. We got a boat taxi to where we are now on an island in Bocas Del Toro called Isla Colon. This is probably the most beautiful place weve been to yey. The boat taxt was just unreal. He brought us through little rivers ...

Bocas del Toro - Schulwoche Numero 3, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Bocas del Toro - Schulwoche Numero 3

A travel blog entry by bergfex75

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Ja, so schnell vergeht die Zeit. Nun haben wir bereits 3 Wochen (=15 Schultage) Spanisch hinter uns. Wir fühlen uns etwas besser, wenngleich wir wohl noch weit davon entfernt sind, fließend zu sprechen... ;o) Auf jeden Fall waren es sehr ...

Bocas del Toro - 1. Schultag in Panama, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Bocas del Toro - 1. Schultag in Panama

A travel blog entry by bergfex75

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Die Grenzüberquerung von Costa Rica nach Panama war leider nur nach längerer Diskussion und letztlich mit einer für 13 US-Dollar p.P. relativ günstig "bezahlten" Anschlussbusfahrt zu unserem späteren Ziel realisierbar. Der Grenzbeamte war ...

Bocas del Toro - 2. Schulwoche espaniol, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Bocas del Toro - 2. Schulwoche espaniol

A travel blog entry by bergfex75

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Wir sind inzwischen umgezogen, weil in unseren Regenwaldhütten dann doch zuuu viele tierische Besucher pro Tag vorbeischauten. Wir wohnen jetzt direkt in der Schule, die gleichzeitig ein Hostel ist. Auch hier sind zwar Kakerlaken zu ...

60-61: The rest of the visa run to Bocas, Bocas del Toro District, Panama travel blog

60-61: The rest of the visa run to Bocas

A travel blog entry by blondesontour

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... to go to guatemala. I didn't find that but I did find ancient Roman coins. Yes that's right I bought some Roman coins, bizarrely in Panama and on a bloody island. So weird. And very cool, but cheap! So if any of you read my status last week about I bet ...

Bocas del Toro, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Bocas del Toro

A travel blog entry by geert-sa

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Ls, Vanaf de San Blas eilanden zijn we met de overgebleven passagiers, een aantal was al eerder vertrokken, naar Panama stad gegaan. Daar had iedereen bij het Luna's castle hostel afgesproken voor een reunie annex afscheidsfeest. In een club beland waar ...

Happy Thanksgiving!, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Happy Thanksgiving!

A travel blog entry by surfnc93

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... ;  Cab from Neily-Border (idiot driver) -          1 ½ hours to get into Panama (mis-communication and hassles) -          Rode in middle of Busito with Mike ...

Not impressed with Bocas, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Not impressed with Bocas

A travel blog entry by wyoming20

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... a made shot, and no one touches it, it is still your ball. I couldn't believe this guy. I guess the rules are different in Panama. However, the best was toward the of the games. Rodman had a fast break lay up, however, I caught him right at the end ...

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