Hotel Valle del Rio
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... appeared and drove us back to town. I was able to talk to the driver on the way back, so perhaps my Spanish is somewhat improving! I watched some movies with other people in the hostel in the afternoon.
The last day in Boquete was also rainy. I decided I should get to see the town. I wondered up and down a few of the streets and went to one of the local gardens. I turned out the gardens were closed, but I got a few pictures.
going overboard by netting attached to the stanchions and lifelines around the
side and aft decks. She also had their baby boy Maddox to tend to but who
proved to be very undemanding and easy going. We admire the way Sym and Amy have
adapted their lives to the dual one of charter work and parenting – no easy
We slept on board at Dog Island and then it was
on to another where we went ashore and had a beer bought from the little rustic
... views and a photo of the indigenous families and small kids in traditional brightly coloured attire. Around 7kms in it became apparent that we had missed the turnoff into the cloud forest and passing a Scottish couple that called out that they ‘were lost as well’, we decided to follow the roadside all the way back into town which still made for a very pretty and peaceful walk.
By our last night, our host was becoming all too familiar and we braced ourselves ...
... It was great to see the rural life outside the town walls and central plaza. We were able to see extensive coffee fields, gardens full of tropical flowers and fruits, and locals making their daily living. We topped off the ride with lunch at the beautiful local Finca Lerida coffee plantation.
We quickly learned why Boquete was rated one of the top places for US retirees abroad, and expats sure are flocking to town from the US, Canada and ...
... bizarre reason Al, the Good Doc himself, the man that's about to become a qualified sports doctor, decided that it would be a great idea to leave Panama City at midnight in order to arrive in Boquete at 6 in the morning. Someone needs to audit the validity of his academic transcript, you just can't trust them Bennies boys. Don and I have certainly become accustomed to the odd overnight bus journey in Latin America. By accustomed I mean that it is now ...