Sapzurro & La Miel: sweet like honey
Trip Start Nov 06, 2009
354Trip End May 28, 2011
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From Capurgana we took a stroll to neighbouring Sapzurro, a small village a couple of hours' walk further up the coast. Sapruzzo is the last Colombian village before Panama, and seems to be inhabited by more army personnel than civilian residents.
The soldiers look a bit scary wandering about with serious-looking machine guns and dressed up
I felt a bit sorry for them having to wear all those heavy clothes in that heat. Not a bad place to be posted though, more relaxing than Afghanistan anyway.
We also crossed over into Panama for a quick dip in the waters of the pristine, palm-sheltered bay
Again the soldiers on the Panamanian side were friendly too. Despite an apparent propensity for decapitating plastic dolls and displaying their bandana-ed heads on wooden stakes outside their military base...