Red Frog Beach Island Resort & Spa
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Outdoor pool
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Great facilities and friendly staff
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Today is our first full day on Bastimentos Island. Breakfast was included with our villa, so each morning we travel down to the restaurant from our villa on our "jungle cart". After breakfast we wander along one of the five beautiful beaches. We also spent time snorkelling in the crystal clear turquoise ocean. The snorkelling was very good on …
... Macushla was actually a pale yellow colour- she was that sick! We tried to give Romero some money for driving us but he declined. This journey was supposed to take 2.5 (plus) hours and it took us 1.5. We were thankful for this friendly Panamanian picking up us two Australian hitchhikers, though it was a hell of a journey. I guess you just never know when you hitchhike...
It then took us an additional two water-taxi boats to reach this colourful and ...
... if we haven't so much entered Panama but escaped Costa Rica. We use the shacks in the middle of a filthy lot that are claimed to be the pay toilets, though we do a better version of pay than they do of toilet. Finally in the van we fight the urge to hunker down and take off for Bocas Del Toro.
Panama, at least as we're seeing it at the moment, is not a beautful place and is well represented by its governments idea of a ...
... by this point of the "adventure" that I just want this day to be over and I am not about to volunteer to touch the dog myself. When we finally reached and area he deemed acceptable, used a pickax to dig a shallow grave and tossed the dog in.
I'm sure if there was an award for the worst service day ever, I would win uncontested with this tasty story. How do I get myself into these situations? Why me? ...
... to hike to the Chorro de Las Mozas ("Young Women's Falls") as we were originally planning. After experiencing how unmanly the "Manly Falls" were yesterday, I think we will be inclined to pass on seeing the female version. It will be a short hour-long drive to our next stop, Farallon, so maybe we figure out a little longer route to see more sights.
I am now sitting under the whirling fans of the covered courtyard ...