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Travel Blogs from Bocas Town
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 on the VHF radio and broadcast a request for help. Among the many immediate responders was Lobo, an Argentinian friend of ours on a boat close by. He ...
... out that it was "Semana" in South America and everyone had the week off so it was hard to find a place. After searching the entire island the only open place was Coconut Hostel which did not look good but our only option and there was only 1 bathroom/shower for 10 rooms. We took a bus to Playa Estrella (starfish beach) and met some people from Spain that we became friends ...
... I'm not really surprised by it, as we are a 45 minute boat ride away from Bocas and I'm sure the guys who sold us the ticket to Panama don't really care what happens as soon as we are away from them. It's ridiculous how unorganised some places are. We are immediately hustled by the same guys as the day we got to Almirante going to Bocas trying to carry our bags and telling us get into the taxi to the bus station for cost. But we tell them we have our transport ...
... s even needed an air top up too. Luckily we made it dead on 5pm, when they need to be back. So we had no charge to pay, not that I would have anyway. The bikes were useless! After drying off ourselves and our belongings we headed into town for more glorious Caribbean chicken. This time I went for maize cheese sticks rather than plantain. Not quite as good but still nice. The weather was once again on and off today but we certainly made the most of ...
... next couple of days, off to hire a
Surfboard at Monoloco Surfshop, 3 days for $50US, owner gives us the low down of the surf spots, drop our boards off, set for the next few days, head out for dinner, by the water, cerviche, steak, prawns, Mahi Mahi, drinks, call it a night, up and at it early, hire a water taxi, get told it will be $4US per person, he takes us past Blackrock, past the point, past Silverback, onto Wizard Beach, tell the guy to come back in an hour and a ...
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Avenida Norte and 6A Street, Bocas Town | Hotelfrom $55