Archive for the ‘Tours’ 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 […]

Bocas del Toro Botanical Garden: Finca Los Monos

Beautiful Ginger Flower

Tweet We finally made it up to the Bocas Del Toro Botanical Garden:  Finca Los Monos (The Monkey Farm) run by David and Lin Gillingham.   In 1998 they bought the 20 acre farm and have worked to clear nearly half of the thick jungle to create a beautiful jungle garden oasis. The kids enjoyed […]

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, […]

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 […]