Travel Blogs from Bocas Town, Panama

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Star Fish, Red Frogs, Dolphins & Jelly Fish, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Star Fish, Red Frogs, Dolphins & Jelly Fish

A travel blog entry by samellietravels

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...  in Gran Kahuna Hostel. That first evening we ended up going to a party at the Aqua Lounge, just across the water from Bocas Town. We took a taxi boat across and found the Aqua Lounge to be a really cool place. Its a Bar/Hostel with decking ...

Black and Blue in Bocas, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Black and Blue in Bocas

A travel blog entry by valetroy

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... more of my camera´s safety than my own.  Not good. I´m hoping that in CR I can find somewhere to stay that is actually on the beach. Panama´s been good, much better than expected till Bocas, which I think is very overrated unless you ...

Carnival in Bocas, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Carnival in Bocas

A travel blog entry by cailintaisteal

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... for carnival and head to what was supposed to be a quieter area, Bocas del toro which is part of archipelago on Northern Coast of Panama. It's beautiful but party is on full swing! Stayed at hostel built on stilts over the sea with parts of deck cut out ...

SCREWED AGAIN, BOCAS DEL TORO, Panama travel blog

SCREWED AGAIN

A travel blog entry by trolibus

YET AGAIN ANOTHER RESORT DUMP.  REALLY WANTED TO COME HERE AND DO SOME SNORKELLING BUT ONCE AGAIN THE DREGS OF THE EARTH (SURFERS, DRUNKS AND WHORES) HAVE TAKEN OVER THIS PLACE SO I AM LEAVING IN THE MORNING AND HEADING BACK UP THE CARRIBEAN COST OF ...

In the mouths of bulls, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

In the mouths of bulls

A travel blog entry by sjsil

... types - where we learned that the Earth is our Mother and that yellow warbler birds travel every six months between Cleveland and Panama City.   The plane ride itself was pretty hilarious. This plane was the smallest one I had ever seen / pondered ...

Bocas del Toro, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Bocas del Toro

A travel blog entry by lastresguapas

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Réveil a 4h30 pour prendre l'avion jusqu'a Bocas del Toro, une île de Panama, un coin de paradis. Boarding pass en carton, 11 passagers et le décollage qui sert le ventre... mais on oublie vite en arrivant à l'hotel Olas sur pilotis. Un sourire ...

The Enigma of the 3 Toed Sloth, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

The Enigma of the 3 Toed Sloth

A travel blog entry by findscore

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... , Bocas has it´s own enimagtic weather system that can be quite unpredictable, meaning the rainy season and the dry season are fused into one. Bocas Town is a bit skeezy, and the most built up spot of any of the islands, which is due to a huge flux of ...

Chilling in Bocas del Toro, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Chilling in Bocas del Toro

A travel blog entry by mogandfrog

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We have spent the last week chilling in Bocas del Toro. We originally intended on staying for 4 nights but decided to extend our visit and move to Isla Caranero, a much smaller island just across the water from Isla Colon. We are staying at a lovely spot ...

Raindrops are falling on my had..., Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Raindrops are falling on my had...

A travel blog entry by seeyou2011

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... :-). Natürlich waren da dann auch noch andere Mängel, welche uns aufgezählt wurden: Nummernschild vorne (hier in Panama fahren viele ganz ohne Nummernschilder) und Geschwindigkeitsübertretung (wenn Francesco das Stop übersieht fährt er ...

Pancake mix, Chinese supermarkets and PARADISE, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Pancake mix, Chinese supermarkets and PARADISE

A travel blog entry by muchachasontour

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... told off by a policewoman for sleeping on the table.    We had a lovely day walking around the old town, visiting the Panama canal, and exploring more Chinese supermarkets. We didn't really know what to expect from Panama, but ended up enjoying ...

Catamaran sailing on the Caribbean Sea, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Catamaran sailing on the Caribbean Sea

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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Showers, rain, wind, sun shine, clam seas, peace, dolphins … All the ingredients for a day out sailing on a catamaran. The 9.30 am departure left nearly an hour later … all to do with food not arriving on the ferry. Setting off the day was ...

Seenot, Bocas Del Toro, Panama travel blog

Seenot

A travel blog entry by sinddannmalweg

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... Seite stand. So änderten wir aufgrund der vielen Regenschauer spontan unsere Pläne und reisten am nächsten Tag nach Panama weiter. Bocas del Toro hiess das Ziel. Wir reisten einen Tag lang durch Regen und kamen nach mehreren Bootsfahrten gegen Abend ...

A game of tag, our adopted dog, Bocas Del Toro, Panama travel blog

A game of tag, our adopted dog

A travel blog entry by slougeay

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Another mellow day at the house.   Stace and the kids played a few different varieties of tag and loved it.   Have I mentioned our temporary pet?  An adorable small brown dog has joined us for the time being.  He's pretty young and ...

Red Frog Beach, Bocas Del Toro, Panama travel blog

Red Frog Beach

A travel blog entry by slougeay

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... tried to surf.  The walk to and from the beach to the boat was a beautiful 10 minute hike. On the way home we boated into Bocas town to get groceries (the first groceries in a week), and then to the gas station.  The kids had to go potty and the ...

BBQ with our neighbors, Bocas Del Toro, Panama travel blog

BBQ with our neighbors

A travel blog entry by slougeay

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... I joined them.  We were all told to bring a dish to share and something to BBQ. Michael, the organizer, actually went to town and bought fireworks (like nothing in the US) for some nightime fun.  We had a huge bonfire, music and a fireworks ...

A long walk...Survivor, Bocas Del Toro, Panama travel blog

A long walk...Survivor

A travel blog entry by slougeay

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... future, so she picked and picked to get down to the shell! A few houses down from ours there is a sign that reads "Survivor Panama was fimed here".  We had previously thought that it was filmed in the cayes about 1/2 hour from our house.  I ...

Isla Colon, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Isla Colon

A travel blog entry by rachelnbexbigad

Party island in the ...

VB & kayaking...independently, Bocas Del Toro, Panama travel blog

VB & kayaking...independently

A travel blog entry by slougeay

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We had another mellow day around the house. We set a vb net between some trees so the kids could have some fun.  Didn't get any pics of the court today, but I'm sure we'll take some pics later. Stace and I took Brody kayaking today.  He tried ...

Mountain to the Sea, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Mountain to the Sea

A travel blog entry by davidandmaria

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... seats at the back of the small boat as it was less bumpy ride that way. Straight across the street from the dock in Bocas town was Posada Isla Chica, accomodation which had been recomended to us. It only had one bedroom apartment available but after a ...

Sal Creek Indian Village Tour, Bocas Del Toro, Panama travel blog

Sal Creek Indian Village Tour

A travel blog entry by slougeay

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We spent a bit of time today doing school work, reading and just hanging out.   In the afternoon, we went for a tour of the Gnobe Indian village behind our house.  What an eye-opening experience...for all of us. There are 500+ Gnobe Indians ...

Leatherbacks at last!, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Leatherbacks at last!

A travel blog entry by mogandfrog

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... most populated island in the Bocas del Toro archipelago which comprises six large islands and hundreds of tiny atolls and coralline keys. Bocas town has a lively Caribbean vibe. Situated on a peninsula, it is surrounded on three sides by water. All along ...

Bocas Del Toro, Bocas Del Toro, Panama travel blog

Bocas Del Toro

A travel blog entry by rsb82

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Cerutti Chocolate Farm, Blue Frog Pizza, Bocas Del Toro, Panama travel blog

Cerutti Chocolate Farm, Blue Frog Pizza

A travel blog entry by slougeay

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... quite pretty. Eventually, we arrived at Green Acres Farm.  They had 30 beautiful acres of land on the mainland of Panama, however, much of the land and trails were partially cleared and provided a wonderful eco-trail.  Amazing wildlife... poison ...

Hello, Panama!, Bocas Del Toro, Panama travel blog

Hello, Panama!

A travel blog entry by slougeay

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... conduct a church services.  They rearranged the chairs and they even had a guy playing the guitar.   We arrived safely in Bocas and went through a very small immigration office (one very small room) with one person writing (with a pen) all of ...

Island life, Bocas del Toro District,  Panama travel blog

Island life

A travel blog entry by paulandjo

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... was a little obsessed with the two Norwegian girls in my class to actually be bothered to try and teach me anything useful. Bocas is a party town and although it was low season there were still parties going off every night in one of the many bars. The ...

HIGHLIGHTS Mon 6 Jan: San Jose > Bocas del Toro, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

HIGHLIGHTS Mon 6 Jan: San Jose > Bocas del Toro

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... plantations and at Almirante boarded our fast boat. A super quick 30 minute ride across to the island of Colon and Bocas Del Toro or Bocas Town. Slow pace of laid back Bocas, a haven that has resisted over-development to retain its small-town charm but ...

Game Day..., Bocas Del Toro, Panama travel blog

Game Day...

A travel blog entry by slougeay

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We had a bit of a game day here at our house.  It rained quite a bit again today.  We planning an excursion but changed our plans with the rain and the advice of a neighbor. We took a poll with the kids and figured out what EVERYONE wanted to ...

Vamos a Panama, boca del toro, Panama travel blog

Vamos a Panama

A travel blog entry by buckwonder

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... 7am, decided to get rid of my colones and my dank. sat around burning till 10.30am and took the bus to sixoala the border of panama. it cost me about $5USD to enter panama and another $10USD to get to amirente. i bought a boat ticket to bocas del toro for ...

hanging out..., Bocas Del Toro, Panama travel blog

hanging out...

A travel blog entry by slougeay

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Today we did just that....hang out.  Lots of things to check out... 1)  Local Indians...there is a native tribe community right behind our house...the Gnobe Indians.      We took a 10 minute walk to see the village.  We ...

Playa de las Estrellas, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Playa de las Estrellas

A travel blog entry by davidandmaria

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We shared a taxi back in to Bocas town with Marina and Daniel. They were leaving the Caribbean to make their way towards Santa Catalina on the Pacific coast. We will be doing the same but wanted to have a day at Playa de las Estrellas before we left. ...

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