Archive for June, 2012

“Water Everywhere And Not a Drop To Drink” – Operation Safe Drinking Water

Tweet As many of you know we raised a little over $2500 for Operation Safe Drinking Water thanks to the generous donations of nearly 30 different families, friends, colleagues and even a few donors we have never met. Due to these efforts we were able to install two water catchment systems and buy school supplies […]

How To Get From Bocas Del Toro To Boquete

Tweet Earlier this week, we decided to leave the heat of Red Frog Beach and Bocas Del Toro, and head up into the mountains, to check out Boquete, the cool, quaint town in the mountains of the Chiriqui province. We heard so many different things about how to get from Bocas Del Toro to Boquete, […]

Updates on Operation Safe Drinking Water

Tweet We want to sincerely thank all those who contributed to Operation Safe Drinking Water.  We raised nearly $2500.  Enough to install two water catchment  systems  as well as a sizable amount to buy school supplies, first aid kits, etc. for the local school. As part of our own efforts we took Stella and Sebastian […]

A Trip to Boquete in Panama’s Agricultural Province – Chiriqui

Tweet We recently took a trip to one of Panama’s top tourist destinations, Boquete – “the land of flowers and coffee.”  Boquete is nestled in the mountains of the Chiriqui Province and is a nice break from the heat and humidity of most of the rest of Panama. Boquete is set amidst mountains with rivers […]

A Hike to “Up in the Hill” and “Mantis”

Tweet This past weekend we had a great trip to “Up in the Hill” on the island of Bastimentos. You can read all about Up In the Hill and how to get there here.  “Up in the Hill” is an organic farm shop selling coconut oils (scented for your body or cooking), balms, shampoos, soaps, […]