Hotel Las Olas Beach Resort
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... not leave the airport until we had one.
The first lessons about visiting Panama were that all things take forever and that the officials go out of their way to let you make mistakes! So they can then pounce on you.
Somehow we ended up with a young Panamanian man (Hamilton) helping us. Although from my view I don't know how much he helped. His goal being to get paid by us to help solve a difficult problem. There was much ...
... on the beach and swimming in the ocean, pretty much sums it up! The evenings were the winning formula of amazing food, lots of story telling and swapping with Tera, Byron and Frank (who called us all his 'kids'), and then late nights drinking and playing poker with Tera and Byron. We wanted 3 chilled out days at the end of the trip and it was by far the most relaxed (OK lazy!) we've been in the 3 months away so mission definitely accomplished! It really was hard to leave Frank ...
... door without a second glance to throw our bags on the bus.
Finally, we were sitting in the bus again, a bit bewildered about what just had happened. After a quick fumigation of the bus, our journey continued city of David. Panama is one hour ahead of the rest of Central America so we arrived at 5pm and the city was bustling with people moving around between work, the market stalls, shops and malls. We decided against taking a New York yellow coloured taxi to our ...
... are doing this for hours day after day.
Most of the sorting process is done by throwing the beans in a big container, which is filled with water.The beans, which float on the water have a low quality. They float because worms have damaged them. Holes inside make these beans float. Carlos told us that floating beans are sold to instant coffee makers.
Last but not least, we learned that locals ...
... the whole sky from time to time. Already it was a dramatic outing, but then Julian, our guide, saw a signal from a tiny red light about 500 metres ahead. “We’re in luck, there’s a turtle up there, but we have to go faster,” he said, and we all dutifully picked up the speed to reach the turtle and the two local turtle watchers who were to let us know when the turtle was settled and we could come near. These volunteers watch every night during the ...