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Left Gamboa for another early morning flight, this time to Bocas del Toro at the other end of the country on the Northern, Caribbean coast. The domestic terminal at Panama was the usual scenario of poor signage, confusion and dis-information; but hey, I'm getting used to that now! Landed at Boca and met by Hercelia, the manager of the Bocas Inn, …
... approaching evening as Panama is an hour ahead of Costa Rica and we want to adjust as quick as possible. We find a few tours worth looking into and head to the supermarket we found the best stock in and load up for dinner. We get into the kitchen and only one other girl cooking and plenty of room so we start prepping, but in a flash there's another two people who walk in and crowd the area trying to get in too. But they are too slow and we grab two burners on the stove and ...
... leaving the front of that line. Getting mad doesn't get you anywhere though, so after politely asking in broken Spanish 'What do we do then? where do we go? We have our flight in 11 days to Columbia' he asked to see $500. Our first thought was that he wanted bribing to get in, but then we remembered reading that sometimes they want to make sure you have some money in the bank. Luckily we had taken a screenshot of a savings account, although didn't have the card to match with ...
... got out shoes back! Our plan of heading up to beach bar which had a pool had flopped. Now we had all out belonging laid out along branches to dry and that wasn't going to take 5 minutes. We had childish but fun time doing handstands, cartwheels and roly polys, getting covered in sand. I ventured into the water to wash off but even the tiny waves here were powerful enough to knock me over. Best not go for a swim. About 3:30pm we gathered ...
... luggage. At these smaller airports you can't just go through security whenever you like. They wait until close to the flight time to open security and then pass everyone through at the same time. Today we had to take off our shoes, which is a first for South America, but we still made it through with full water bottles. Our plane had about 20 passengers and within 40 minutes we arrived in Bocas del Toro. We met Roy and our ...