La Loma Jungle Lodge and Chocolate Farm
Travel Blogs from Isla Bastimentos
I left Puerto Viejo to go to Sixaola on the border to go to Panama. At the border you walk across a bridge to enter Guabito in Panama. This bridge is quite interesting in that it has several beams running along it lengthways and across it in a slight haphazard manner, and through it you can see the river below. There I was with my large rucksack on …
Our stay at La Loma on Isla Bastimentos couldn't have been better. It was absolutely mind blowing. We got to the area via a small puddle jumper plane with about a 45 minute ride from Panama City. The airport is located in a small hippy/boaters community called Bocas Town. It's very friendly to "Greengos" and we were met by the smiling face of Kelly …
Our last day before heading to Bocas Town to hook up with Gregorio at the house we're renting near Salt Creek on the other side of Bastimentos.
In between trying to escape the rain and the army ants, we decided to go to the local Ngobe restaurant and school to get to know the culture a bit more and pick up some goodies. There is a small …
... even my leadership skills couldn't compete with Mother Nature and both Queva and Craig slipped in the mud. When we arrived at the bar, it was actually another hostel, a tent lodge to be more exact, and we all decided it would be good to move there the next day however, none of us discussed this move the next morning, perhaps because of the mud.
I'd like to write here about our dorm companion, known only to the 4 of us as "Crazy Red". She was a miserable person ...
... Abhilfe schaffen? Ja natürlich: jeden nachmittag an einen der zahlreichen Strände hier auf der Inselgruppe düsen. Man benötigt zwar für alle Ausflüge immer fremde Hilfe (Bus & Boot), Bocas del Toro ist jedoch touristisch so weit entwickelt, dass es für jeden Winkel des Paradieses ausreichend Anbieter gibt.
Die erste Unterrichtswoche liegt nun bereits hinter uns und wir freuen uns auf die zweiten fünf Tage fleißiges Lernen hier im karibischen Panama...
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- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting