Travel Blogs from Boquete
... main road and is popular with people from Panama City on the weekends, but it was quiet mid week, in fact some restaurants are only open Friday to Sunday. The local bars are basically warehouses with a few tables, no parquet dance floors in this town. There is an Irish bar at one of the hotels, which we didn't visit, called O'Pedros.
The bus ride took about 2 and a half hours, and upon arrival in El Valle we had no idea where to ...
Boquete is an odd place. It sits in a bowl at around 1000-1200m surrounded by high mountains, jungle covered slopes and coffee plantations.It's beautiful. It's also one of the foremost coffee regions in the world and people pay a lot for the speciality coffee grown in the valley. The climate is perfect all year around and this has led to Boquete becoming a retirement town for US citizens. Apparently in the 90s Boquete was named in the top 5 places in ...
... br> The taxi and bus rides also make me laugh because you shout up when you want the car/bus to stop. One person will shout up to get out, then only 3 seconds later someone else will say stop to get out. Could they not have walked a few yards?!
To get up to the hiking trails taxis don't tend to go that far up so the options are bus, if there is one, or to hitchhike. I've done 2 hikes and we've hitchhiked ...
Next stop Boquete (Boket-ay) where we went back to School to learn Spanish for 5 days. We were a little daunted by the 6 hour journey from Bocas but we had an amusing conductor (man who holds money and plays musical chairs with the passengers on his bus). Not only did he not speak Spanish or English, he couldnt speak at all. Although he was particularly good at charades which made Liam feel like he was back at Steph´s house at ...
... to us certain situations, occurrences and animated stories in a mingled and confusing Spanglish. Her means of communicating in English was by using repetitive words like ‘example’ and ‘position’. And she became a regular occurrence in our room, perhaps as regular as the TV bolted to the wall or heavy wooden beds, every chance she got she entered to ask us what time we required breakfast the next morning but more so as a great excuse to give us another lesson ...
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