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Travel Blogs from Boquete
I can't say enough good things about Boquete Outdoor Adventures. The owner, Jim, was a wealth of information for everything from things to do to good places to eat. I had my own plan but Jim helped round it out with some activity suggestions.
Day 1 - Rafting!
The river has class 2 & 3 rapids on a fairly consistent basis. …
I am not a huge hiking fan but the countryside around Boquete is too beautiful to not explore. I booked through Boquete Outdoor Adventures to do a "waterfall hike". My guide, John Tornblom, is a Boquete native but lived in the US for some years so has no accent on his English, plus some perspective on Americans and the way we think. This makes John …
... top 5 worst beers in America' by some American women who found it so amusing that we found such a beer in panama that she needed a photo of us drinking it. We thought the 'old Milwaukee' wasn't too bad! It was nicer to be in a slightly less humid, cooler environment after the intense sun in the San blas islands. Next stop is bocas del toro for some more beach and hopefully some surfing, though the waves are meant to be pretty ...
... like we wanted. We decided to get on the bus. In Santiago we would be able to transfer to a bus to David.
We thought the bus ride to Santiago would be three to four hours long. We were surprised when the bus arrived in Santiago an hour later.We got off the bus and made our way through the station trying to fine the bus to David. The station was full of people all waiting in long lines to get on a bus back to Panama City because of the Easter Holiday.
... nineteen sixties set many long distance records in
his several yachts all carrying the Gypsy Moth name. But Sym’s boat is a Gulfstar
and was built in the US and is a couple of feet longer. It is in no way related
to its more famous namesake (the last remaining one that was originally owned
by Chichester is Gypsy Moth IV). Chichester’s boat was a 54 ft ketch built in
the UK, but Sym’s boat is a 56 ft sloop.
San Blas was just plain gorgeous ...