Travel Blogs from Bocas Town
... boat ride was absolutely incredible. When we arrived, we looked around the town, trying to decide on a hostel, finally landing at the coconut hostel. The woman was friendly, and had one of the strangest dogs I have ever seen in my life. We checked in and headed up stairs. April, being April, was too excited to relax, and decided to explore the town for about 2 hours while I, in classic Hannah style, took a beautiful, glorious nap. It was ...
... bliss but of course I got extremely sunburnt! Later that evening the four of us (with Gill and Tom) bought a 2 litre bottle of Bacardi for 'the next few days' and used the limes we collected in the sea (no idea where they came from) to make caipirinha's.....fast forward a few hours however and we've finished the full two litres!! A midnight dip was then on the cards as it was still so hot then the night took. Turn when me and Shannon went ...
... a more than plausible story.
After spending the first day to get some sleep back, also because it was raining cats and dogs all the time, we woke up the next morning with the arrival of three other survivors of our adventure in San Blas: Andrew , Julie and Linn joined us and from that moment we took full possession of the Jaguar hostel for a few days. In the following two days we went through the jungle on several occasions to go to the other side of the island and enjoy ...
... time there the hostel was buzzing and an event in itself with everybody cooking together, comparing notes on their days, and having a beer in the kitchen or up on the treehouse-y deck at the top of the building. We decided to 'go native’ and bought ourselves some cheap Caribbean rum to make cocktails. Dan Hayward would have been proud!
For our third day we thought we’d check out the butterfly farm near to town. Whilst it was pretty tiny, ...
... I wanted to come back to later. It was Thursday night, the owner said there would be lots of people & music later. I walked on a bit more and met an indigenous Kuna Indian woman in town to sell necklaces she had made. She was sitting down in the afternoon sun and having some coconut juice directly out of a coconut. I sat down and joined her, we spoke in Spanish for about 30 minutes, asking her about what I had heard about her tribe and sharing my stories of living with ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility