Hacienda del Mar
Travel Blogs from San Jose Island
Had drinks and lots of laughter on Rachel 3, with Mark,Sylvia and John (s/y Best Day Ever), it was Mark's birthday and mine coming and all the other people we met and were to meet,all in in Feb or march. Great people ,great stories,as they bought and had their boat rebuilt in Ecuador. Friends came and went, Bob and Pat on Slow Dance waiting for crew, Windsong back North to Mexico (how we miss Mexico). Our Italian friends went north too. I miss female company badly and barbara, from ...
This morning we headed towards Isla San Jose, a privately owned island within the Las Perlas group of islands.
Along the way, we were excited to see dolphins and a whale. We never seem to get tired of seeing sea life during our travels.
Upon arrival, we were disappointed to see that the anchorage was going to be very rolly that everning, so we tried to settle in and make the best of it for the night.
One observation that we've made during our short time in the Pacific Ocean, is that the water is so much colder than that which we experienced in the Caribbean Sea. The water also appears to be a very strange colour of brown, and we hope that this will change as we go further and further away from the built up area of Panama and out into the Perlas Islands.
We arrived at Contadora after a 35 nautical mile ...
On Sunday morning we left Panama City to fly to the Pearl Islands, situated 30 miles off Panama’s Pacific coast.
We checked in for the short flight at the domestic airport and had a bit of a shock as, having completely overlooked the baggage restrictions, we were stung for a hefty excess baggage charge. Then, as we sat waiting in the departure lounge, we were approached by airline staff who advised us that the ...
... from Isla del Coco (Cocos Island).."It's a Bloody Mary morning, we left Cocos without warning sometime in the night". It was sung by the Coconut Boobies. And then there was the most funny act produced by Rokie with "Synchronized Swimmers" Rose, Jen, and a last minute surprise by Guernsey Island's Adrian (the odd duck of the lot with quite hairy legs). Having no talent, I took movies. Ha!
031910: 56th birthday! Pearl Islands ...
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