Hotel Vista Mar

Address: Ave. North and 5th Street, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Bocas del Toro, Panama | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Ave. North and 5th Street, Bocas Town, is near Gatun Locks, Fort San Lorenzo, Isla Grande, and Panama Canal Railway.
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Travel Blogs from Bocas Town

It’s all about gravity

A travel blog entry by ginapeach on Aug 01, 2014

17 photos

... out and waved them at the helicopter the camera staff off the ship had hired, who knows we might be lucky and appear on the cruise DVD. To finally reach sea level we had one last set of locks, the Miraflores Locks which has two steps.

All in all the transit took us around 10 hours and we saw many exciting things. During our transit we saw a couple of crocodiles and went past El Renacer prison. This prison holds Manuel Noriega. The former ...

An unforgettable 4th of July in Panamá

A travel blog entry by flyindandelion on Jul 04, 2014

5 comments, 253 photos

... and heavy. These doors will function differently from the current ones and they will recycle the water used from the lakes. It will be more green and efficient and will allow the canal to take boats twice the size that they do now! Which is hard to imagine because the ship coming in as we were leaving was carrying more than 4,000 containers (the things that semis carry)...

The canal gained its independence from the States in 1999. The US (of course) gave ...

Shooting the Gap with the turtles

A travel blog entry by colin on May 19, 2014

37 photos

... 40 minutes we stopped again so they could change over from the 200hp engine to the two 250hp engines for the run across the bay. From reading about this trip online you would think we were going to be soaked by the end of it, and bruised and battered by being bounced around. However the crossing was surprisingly smooth, a few biggish bumps, but nothing to get excited about. We arrived at about 111.30, and Capurganá looked great. (for more ...

Panama: Bocas del Toro Delight!

A travel blog entry by markjezek on May 02, 2014

32 photos

... 8220;Why?” and then in a foreign language an obvious muttering of distain or insult. But I stuck to my guns, and they put the star fish down and left. I sat there in the water for about 1.5 hours and chaperoned that star fish as it made its way out to sea slowly. I kicked up sand all over it’s body so that it was mask it’s colour and it successfully diapered into the big blue!! Good on that little fella!!!

I have mentioned previously that I ...


A travel blog entry by breadstickstu on Mar 16, 2014

46 photos

... a very cool activity that can only be found in Brazil and Panama. We couldn't have been happier. So at 1pm we met our guide at the boat and we were off into the stunning turquoise waters. The snorkelling was beautiful but it was nothing on our last outing, but the deep boarding was incredible. The instructor was between us and Stuie and I on each outer sides, we were attached by three long ropes and each of us had like a plastic scoop you held onto. The boat ...