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Pelicano Island, San Blas

Pelicano Island, San Blas

Pirates and Paradise in the Caribbean, San Blas, Panama

San Blas Islands must be the Hollywood shoot location for every pirate movie ever made. More than 400 islands with white sandy beaches and coconut trees dot these stunning Caribbean waters. Our tour took us to uninhabited islands where we ate lobster and fish and broke open coconuts to drink. Our beds were hammocks, the entertainment – a bonfire and guitar on the beach. Read More

 

Estero beach, near Santa Catalina

Estero beach, near Santa Catalina

Finding Whalesharks, Santa Catalina, Panama

My dream to swim with whalesharks started more than a decade ago, but several attempts to see these majestic creatures have failed. As I was travelling south from Nicaragua I kept hearing stories of whalesharks being seen in a small Pacific surf town of Santa Catalina. So I could not bypass an opportunity to fulfil a dream. Read More

 

 

 

Monkey Yoga

Monkey Yoga

Monkey Yoga and getting Lost and Found, David, Panama

Between Bocas and David is a hostel set in the mountains that is a must visit. Located close to waterfalls, having its own river and cascades passing through the property, this is a great place to stay for a few days or more.

A wild white-headed capuchin monkey regularly visits and joined us for a yoga session. A very cute rescued kinkajou (honey bear), named Rocky, loves to be visited at night, and has a particular palette for wine. Read More

 

 

 

Starfish Beach

Starfish Beach

Sun, Surf and Starfish in Bocas del Toro, Panama

All roads lead to Bocas del Toro: whether you are seeking to party, lounge on beautiful white sandy beaches with turquoise water or surf a dozen or so breaks, Bocas has it all – and few travellers visit Panama without coming here. Read More

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