Travel Blogs from Bocas Town
... from Denver and had been on the island for 13 yrs. Over time they had adopted 7 dogs, 5 cats and 25 chickens! They were a lovely couple and we enjoyed their place for three nights.
One morning we rented bicycles and rode all over the place finding deserted beaches. We took a boat ride to the island next door and were so surprised by the conditions of poverty. Once again, my perspective was strictly based on what my body's eyes were seeing. The ...
... br> Thursday night, I hung out with Adriana, Liz and some of there friend that had just arrived in Bocas for the weekend. I don't go out that night. I was still recovering and wanted to be fresh for my long ass bus ride back to the city.
The next morning, I was up at 6am to take the 7 am boat back to the mainland. I still was not feeling myself and suffering from a two day hangover. My direct bus back to Panama City left at 8:30 am. It felt never ending. I ...
... of the old railway sleepers are missing and the whole thing feels well past its best. The crossing itself turned out to be even more expensive than our crossing into Nicaragua as we had to by a bus ticket to get back out of the country even though we were never going to use it. Travelling on towards Bocas we had to catch yet a another shuttle bus followed by a ...
I found the stand for the bus to take me to Almirante on the Caribbean coast, but when the bus arrived, I realized I had to pre-buy my ticket and so when I got back to the bus people had piled on and I was the last to get on board. As a result I found myself on the back seat between two women of Reubens-esque dimensions. Luckily they were very friendly (the whole gang on the back-seat was together)…and we set off heading to the mountains.
What transpired over the ...
... the best soft-coral I’ve ever seen. Next we hit Isla Bastimentos and Red Frog Beach.. so named for it’s Strawberry Poison Dart Frogs, evidently highly toxic but a wonder to see. We wouldn’t have known though as they weren't overly obliging that day and didn’t come out to say hello. We had enough time to grab lunch at a nearby restaurant and a quick swim in the horribly turbulent beach.
We made one final stop for some snorkeling but ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Hipocampo Bocas Town
Other places to stay in Bocas Town
3rd Street, Bocas Town | 3 star hotelfrom $71
Calle Primera, Bocas Town | 4 star hotelfrom $159
- Un lugar fantástico
- Great place
- The Hotel to Stay At in BOCAS DEL TORO!!!!
Calle 6, Bocas Town | Hotelfrom $46
North Avenue, Bocas Town | Hotelfrom $74
Calle Primera y Calle 2a, Bocas Town | Hotelfrom $34
1st Street, Bocas Town | Hotelfrom $75
Third Street, Bocas Town | Hotelfrom $90
Third Street, Bocas Town | 2 star hotelfrom $35
#2 Calle, Bocas Town | Hotelfrom $76
- Do yourself a favour and stir clear at all costs!!!
- Very Pleasant
- Tesoro en Bocas Isla
Calle 3, Bocas Town | Hotelfrom $95