Valle Escondido Resort Golf & Spa
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Boquete
... away from the shipping lane so didn't see any ships going past. But we did have a nice electrical storm to watch (hooray for wooden masts), only retreating inside the cabin when the rain got very heavy.
In the morning we were joined by our new canal advisor, Carlos, also a part-timer who normally operates a dredge in the canal. Carlos guided us across the 24 kilometres or so of lake and through the Miraflores locks. The lake was ...
... he wedged two wet and heavy burlap sacs between them, the first crushing my toes and the second putting pressing on my knees forcing me back against the wooden bench I was sitting on in the most uncomfortable position ever. Based on the feeling it felt like the bags contained plantains so I guess it could have been worse. If something started moving in either of those bags I would have really lost it. To top things off, the guy then started ...
... and I think there is a reason for that.
This evening I had dinner at El Trapiche, a traditional Panamanian place, where I had sancocho, their national dish and some yucca fries. It was a nice way to end the day, and now I'm prepping for my day at San Blas Island. This is where the Kuna tribe lives, and I will be off the grid until Tuesday. It should be fascinating and interesting!
... church in town which we were promised would be open. Of course it wasn’t so we admired the falling down building from the outside. The town is lined with derelict buildings and the walls are adorned with political murals and graffiti.
Left at 04:30 for border crossing out of Nicaragua and into Honduras for the long drive to the Brewery Hostel. The own brewed beer and food was good, just got in too late to enjoy the area. We had driven through ...
... and had a wander round the shops for a while. Later in the evening we headed to the Mercado de Mariscos, Panama's famous fish market, for dinner. As well as selling fish to the public there's a number of food stalls that serve up the days catch as well as ceviche, a seafood dish that's very popular in Central and South America, for very budget friendly prices. Ceviche is typically made from fresh raw fish cured in citrus juices and then spiced with garlic ...