Archive for the ‘Panama Travel’ Category

Flora and Fauna of Red Frog Beach

Tweet As you walk around the Red Frog Beach area and Bastimentos Island it’s hard not to be in awe of nature.  The flora and fauna here is incredible. Anything grows :  vines attach themselves to trees with “staple-like” arms winding up the trees; palm nuts that have falling from the tree sprout and root […]

Snakes and Other Superstitions

Tweet I was out on one of my favorite beach and jungle hikes around Red Frog today and ran upon my first snake.  It was quite a fright and surprising considering in my four months here last year I didn’t see one.  It was a good reminder that we in fact live in a jungle. […]

Red Frog Bound Again

Tweet It’s hard to believe it’s been nearly a year since we were last at Red Frog!  On Thursday we begin our journey back to Bocas del Toro (by way of Seattle, Houston and Panama City).  It will be two days of travel but we will be well rewarded upon our arrival. The kids are […]

What I’ll Miss About Living At Red Frog Beach

Tweet As I reflect on the past three and a half months living at Red Frog I started thinking about all the things I liked about living here and realized that it really has been an orgy for my senses.   Every day is a discovery of something new. Living in a jungle and remote island […]

Side Trips from Panama: Colombia

Tweet Living in or visiting Panama opens up a world of other destinations to explore within a short flight (or boat trip).  Recently we decided to take a two-week trip to Colombia to explore South America for the first time. While Colombia over the years has received a lot of negative press and has quite […]

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, […]