Hotel Valle del Rio
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Adjoining Rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... budget!) but we just decided to lay low for the 2 days we were here. We knew Panama was supposed to be expensive but some of these prices are just plain silly! So I wish I had more to say about this little town, but we didn't do much except rest and recover. I guess after 6 months of backpacking it's ok to give ourselves a day or two off. We did wander the streets (it's only about 3 blocks big!) and indulged in some yummy ice-cream, but apart from that we didn't do ...
... of coffee and we took home 1.5 pounds of it! It WAs a really pretty farm and we learned a lot!
The next day we went horseback riding through the Caldera Highlands. My horse was named Fat Boy. Haha He was a very lazy horsey. Anytime we came to a hill he would stop and look back at me like he was asking if he really had to go up it. He also loves to eat. We share that in common! He was a gentle horse, a perfect horse for an inexperienced rider like me. Jake's horse ...
... never got all that hot inside. Plus the only brother that needed to wear a jacket was the one on the platform, and he got a special fan all to himself. Awkward sweat stains averted! The speaker was a visiting brother from Australia and when he started his talk it felt instantly wrong. Not because of what he talked about but how he said it. The language of the congregation is English creole (I never knew there was such a thing). We could understand pretty much 100% ...
... We then headed into town to have a delicious lunch at Sugar and Spice cafe then we went back to Bill and Lynne's house for a few beers and to watch their fruit feeders. We were treated to Red-legged Honeycreeper, many warblers and tanagers but the star of the show was the brightly colored Blue-crowned Mot Mot. Such a great day, I wish we were staying in Boquete longer as we are told there is so much more to see. Guess we will just have to come back here one ...
... while the botanical gardens offered a distraction, allowing us to fritter away a few hours with a picnic. Back at our hostel, we were serenaded by a bloke aimlessly strumming his guitar. Don't get me wrong, I love the guitar, the pinnacle of all musical instruments, anyone that's heard the 'Owen Davies Experience' knows that. However, I do feel that far too many backpackers choose the Spank Plank to ...