Swan's Cay Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Refrigerator in room
- Non-smoking hotel
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Travel Blogs from Bocas Town
So after the previous ten weeks of me not having to think about anything, I now found myself on a bus by myself to the border of Panama.... Thankfully I managed to navigate it without any problems, paying the exit fee at a grocery store always seems legitimate!! Another bus and two boat rides later I arrived at my hostel in Bocas del Toro! Bocas is a series of islands of the Caribbean coast so the thing to do here is a boat trip. Our first stop was to dolphin ...
... Bastimentos in front of us as we leave the dock. It's within 5 minutes and we are barreling over waves in the boat getting absolutely drenched. I see it as we were going swimming anyway so just sped the wet phase up. Leesh wasn't as impressed. Least she was smart enough to pack her rain jacket. I was stuck in my singlet and boardies, yeah I was bloody freezing. We get to smoother waters away from the wind behind a smaller island heading to Dolphin Caye and the rain turns off. ...
... room with double bed did we realised she was very religous. She started mumbling to herself 'Girls and their camping, friends sharing beds.' Needless to say we felt frustrated and annoyed at her narrow mindedness however it was a fairly predictable but nonetheless disappointing welcome back to the Carribean. We actually didn't end up exploring this no doubt beautiful archipelago at all. After our hike in Corcodova National park, and our long day travelling we just felt ...
... may not be able to see. We went for the classic option of a stick as our shoes were floating. Unfortunately this stick was no where near long enough. We had a quick look round for another option but it ended up with us tearing down a small tree, not ideal but we were surrounded by forest. We not had a good 4 metres of stick with leaves on the end as hooks. We felt like primitive humans or adventurers using basic tools. Luckily it worked ...
... and weather was getting to her. I knew from that point she wouldn't come out and had feeling she'd leave early. And surely be it I got a message saying she'd gone back to her hostel as wasn't up to coming out. There was another girls birthday in hostel so double celebration! Once closed rooftop we went down to reception level and lots sat there drinking so we joined them and they say happy birthday to laura and I in Spanish! Then we hit iguanas bar, I ...