Travel Blogs from Boquete
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So after nursing my mosquito bites and hole in my foot (I'll write about that seperately!) I made my way from Panama City to Boquete (pronounced Bo-ket-y).
Here in Boquete I'd made arrangements for me to Volunteer at Hostal Nomba in exchange for a bed for a couple of weeks.
The journey here, as now I'm starting to expect every …
So after I wrote the last blog, things got a little weird, even for us.
We had planned to hang at the Panama Canal all evening, and watch the boats. But! They CLOSE at 5pm! This "Gateway to the World" is only open 8 hours a day, NOT INCLUDING siesta time. The backlog of boats waiting to go through could, at our calculations of 4 boats a …
... hope that after going through this process that they will now have more confidence to organize and start up a project on their own. So, the hard part is now behind us and the fun part is ahead of us. In my last entry I included a photo of the school kitchen, as you all can see itīs pretty shabby. The group came up with about $3000 worth of repairs theyīd like to make, but I was a little worried about coming ...
... water was very cold, but the day we went, it was hot and it was refreshing. In total, we ended up staying 10 days in Santa Fe. Granted, we didnīt do much, but relax and recharge our batteries. We ended walking every day, talking to everybody from the people at our hostal to the locals. The whole town has a very peaceful and traquil vibe to it. It was very hard to leave the town. Now we are in Santiago again. Here is what we are going to be doing in the next week or ...
How has this hostel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking