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Country Number 6 - Panama, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Country Number 6 - Panama

A travel blog entry by ren_n_ems

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Left Costa Rica and arrived in Panama, we feeled stitched up by the immigration because we had to buy a bus ticket back to Costa Rica because we didn´t have any confirmation of our onward journey.  To cross the border we had to walk across a ...

Dentist appointment and visited Red Frog Beach, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Dentist appointment and visited Red Frog Beach

A travel blog entry by ren_n_ems

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Yes we had to visit the Dentist today, one of Roody´s teeth crumbled and after trying to do our own repairs ( temporary filling equipment given to us by Rene´s dentist) we decided that a Dentist visit was required.....great dentist called Doctor Wong ...

Bocas birthday bash, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Bocas birthday bash

A travel blog entry by 2monkeys

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... a day or so there, and where we met a couple of Panamanian movie makers who were busy making a tourist promotional film of Bocas town and all the surrounding islands. Simon's 30th  was a bit overcast but we took a boat tour of the ...

So a Brit an Aussie & a German walk into a bar...., Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

So a Brit an Aussie & a German walk into a bar....

A travel blog entry by stevebertram

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... latched on to us and the Austrian who had just bought a useless bus ticket. Christian was also heading to Bocas like me so we got a minibus to the town of Almirante (after much haggling and a few rows between different drivers) and then a speed boat to ...

Rahuls Birthday Binge, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Rahuls Birthday Binge

A travel blog entry by rahulandben

And onto the notorious party town of Bocas Del Torro for my birthday. FYI - This is the first one in 7 years where i haven't had an exam around the day so yes, i deserve to cry myself a river and make these 4 days about me. A 2hr bus to Sixaloa, ...

Panama, Bocas Del Toro Part 1, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Panama, Bocas Del Toro Part 1

A travel blog entry by testigos

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... tourist visa expires and we are required to leave the country for 72 hours.  Some people go to Managua Nicaragua but most visit Panama as it it the easiest (or so it seemed at the time). Panama uses the American dollar as its currency, their roads ...

Birthday del Toro, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Birthday del Toro

A travel blog entry by ditdotnonny

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It pays to be posh. I booked myself two nights over my birthday at this posh resort just outside Bocas del Toro town on the Panamanian Caribbean island of the same name. The first night was pre-birthday excitement (telling myself that I couldn't hum The ...

Bocas Del Toro - Panama, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Bocas Del Toro - Panama

A travel blog entry by matt.taryn

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Hey everyone! Our next stop was Bocas Del Toro...islands in the northern part of Panama on the Carribean side! The island we stayed at really reminded us of somewhere that would be in "Pirates of the Carribean"...with bars and restaurants lining the ...

Boca del Toro!, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Boca del Toro!

A travel blog entry by jlabbe

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... the ocean and a wicked hang over that later turned out to be something much different....we arrive in Boca! What a beautiful little town!!  Its situated on a little island and is definately a tourist town, yet not a lot of tourists know about ...

Panama!, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Panama!

A travel blog entry by kate9miller

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... on the boat! Once in Galfito I got a taxi to the border; getting out of Costa Rica was easy enough but the queue to get into Panama seemed to take forever (in reality it was just over 2 hours!). 2 minibuses, 2 boat taxis and 7 hours later, I arrived in ...

Bocas del Toro sous l'eau !, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Bocas del Toro sous l'eau !

A travel blog entry by laultimalluvia

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... ;"Balboa" aussi appelé "Dollar" car ce SONT des dollars américains. Mais plus d'explications dans un prochain article argent du Panama. Ensuite on s'est vite dit qu'on était au paradis, tout est si peu cher par rapport au Costa Rica ...

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 ...

Panama or Bust, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Panama or Bust

A travel blog entry by marsdenfamily

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... and ice cream.  But the clock is ticking and the hurricanes are spooling up, it's time to leave for Bocas Del Toro, Panama.  The morning we were scheduled to leave the wind was blowing around 23 knots in the anchorage.  We had ...

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 ...

Ohhhh wie schön ist Panama ..., Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Ohhhh wie schön ist Panama ...

A travel blog entry by jules-did-it

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... . In Almirante fahren die Fähren und Wassertaxis nach Bocas del Toro bzw auf die Insel Isla Colón mit der Hauptstadt Bocas Town was mein Ziel werden sollte. Mit dem letzten Wassertaxi kam ich Abends auf Bocas an und freute mich, dass in meinem ...

Down with Dengue, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Down with Dengue

A travel blog entry by marsdenfamily

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Author: David I wasn’t feeling well one day.  The next I knew I was vomiting and proceeded to pass out.  Top 5 of a cruisers worst nightmare- seriously sick in a banana republic, many hours from a major medical facility.  Toutou got ...

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 ...

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