Travel Blogs from Isla Colon, Panama

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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 ...

Bocas Del Toro, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Bocas Del Toro

A travel blog entry by travelsal

We arrived to a slightly cloudy Bocas and wheeled our suitcases down the road to our guest house. The local foreign population seems laid back and I think perhaps some of them have been here some time. We checked into our room, and were given a key with ...

Bottletop Confetti, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Bottletop Confetti

A travel blog entry by ditdotnonny

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How peculiar to be walking down the street and hearing relaxed cyclers pass you talking what appears to be English. No sooner had my brain registered that I recognised my own language they had passed before I had a chance to know what they had said. I ...

Visited Wizards Beach, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Visited Wizards Beach

A travel blog entry by ren_n_ems

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Today we took a boat across to another Island to visit Wizards Beach, we had heard that the path to the beach was muddy but didn┤t realise that it was going to be so bad, we ended up walking bare foot through the mud and it really was grim.  The ...

Diving, Island Beaches and a bit of Yoga, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Diving, Island Beaches and a bit of Yoga

A travel blog entry by adamz

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Day 1 - Transit Glad I paid for the shuttle since I had to have two buses and one boat transfer in order to reach Bocas del Toro. Also probably one of the more interesting border crossings due to the fact that you had to walk over an old railway bridge ...

Escape to Panama, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Escape to Panama

A travel blog entry by nrt_coulton

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Buenas! Just got back to Costa Rica yesterday. Went to Bocas del Toro in Panama for 3 days. Another great place! Lots of islands with mangroves and beautiful beaches, all with a real carribean feel. We took the bus from Puerto Viejo to the border, ...

Surf and Fiesta in Bocas, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Surf and Fiesta in Bocas

A travel blog entry by kalchalker

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The fiesta  and swell has come and gone. So now I have time to short through some photos on the dig and type out a quick description of this last week. The boys and I got really lucky to score waves at this time of the year. We surfed a couple of ...

Island hopping in Panama, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Island hopping in Panama

A travel blog entry by agunited4

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On march 1st we left our hammock hotel in Puerto Viejo and headed south for Panama. The trip took all day but was made easy because we were travelling with a really cool group of two other american guys (Shaun and Jesse), an english girl (Sity), and two ...

Panama Anxiety, Bastimentos, Panama travel blog

Panama Anxiety

A travel blog entry by helen-sean

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... !  The (*******) restaurant`s closed for the summer, but we do manage to find the best hot pepper sauce. Bocas is Panama`s principle tourist draw with a small-town Caribbean feel.  Plenty of Americans have settled here and locals tell us of a ...

Panama, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Panama

A travel blog entry by akbar

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... history overwhelmed by westernization due to unbridled tourism. My good buddy from Peace Corps (Tim Jones) & I spent 2 weeks visiting Panama City, Penonome, Boquete, Bocas del Toro & the San Blas Islands. The HI-LITE of Panama and one of ...

Muchos Grašias Muchachos, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Muchos Grašias Muchachos

A travel blog entry by boysontour100

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... took us through some amazing scenery to get to Almirante for us to catch the ferry to Boca Town. We were staying on the island of Colon. We arrived at our hostel to a free barbecue and everyone in full party mood. We had a few drinks and made our way to ...

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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Moving faster than we'd originally thought we made it into Panama early enough to get to the offshore paradise of Bocas del Toro. So it was back to island life and pace for a few days, hanging out, snorkeling and watching fishes, island hopping in ...

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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... ) and an Austrian. The Costa Rican side was fine and we crossed over the river on an old rickety railway bridge and into Panama. Technically in  order to enter the country you must have an onward or return ticket. For people such as myself and many ...

Rahuls Birthday Binge, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Rahuls Birthday Binge

A travel blog entry by rahulandben

... , each a bit more sweaty than the next and a very happy me. Stayed up until 645am when Hemant had to catch a flight to panama city. The day after had good intentions...we went out for a seafood pasta and decided to stay in and make blended natural ...

Miami and Vice, Isla Colon, Panama travel blog

Miami and Vice

A travel blog entry by carlier

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My husband surpassed himself for my 40th birthday, converting our flight connection from Lima to Panama City through Miami into a 10 day sabbatical from budget travelling in South Florida. What a contrast from the previous 9 months in 'developing' Latin ...

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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... stepping on a sea urchin and managing to get all the spiky things stuck in his foot!; constant tropical rain (but did manage to get a beautiful day for our boat tour) Next stop...Panama City - a transit for San Blas Islands! Love u all! - matty and ...

Boca del Toro!, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Boca del Toro!

A travel blog entry by jlabbe

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After a crazy border crossing, a boat ride through a river and then into 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 ...

The hard life..., Isla Colon, Panama travel blog

The hard life...

A travel blog entry by laurina88

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... an amazing place! We┤re at Bocas del Toro, a tiny set of islands off the Caribbean coast. The main town is on Isla Colon and is littered with colorful houses along the water that were built by the United Fruit Company. This island was actually one of ...

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

Enjoying Island Life, Isla Colon, Panama travel blog

Enjoying Island Life

A travel blog entry by heathercharles

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... and we are playing catch up on our blog updates. We decided to spend a few days in Bocas del Toro, which is on Isla Colon in northeastern Panama.  We took a bus and then a boat to get to the island.  Most of the places to stay did not take ...

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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... to the border from Puerto Viejo, and then a mini bus to Almirante where you catch ferries across to Bocas town on Isle Colon. We arrived late afternoon and together with two guys we had met on the journey: Ben (American) and Milton (Mexican), we ...

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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Free internet at my new digs so I┤m making the most of it as tomorrow I┤ll head for Costa Rica - it┤s just too dangerous for me here.  Yesterday I fell A over T down a mud bank when the stick I was hauling myself up with slipped.  Mud ...

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 ...

Funny Panama, Bocas Town, Panama travel blog

Funny Panama

A travel blog entry by eszakesdel

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... . Bucsuzaskepp hopp 2 banan a kozosbol, aztan mentem tovabb. A kis belvarost lenyomtan 2 ora alatt aztan kibuszoztam a panama-csatornahoz, aminek egyik zsiliprendszere a varoshoz kozel van. Ahogy emlitettem az epp 100 eves csatorna roppant fontos az ...

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 ...

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