Posts Tagged ‘Bocas Del Toro’

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 […]

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 […]

Video Tour Of Red Frog Beach Villa 62- Bocas Del Toro, Panama

Tweet A lot of people have been asking for a walking “video tour” of Villa 62 at Red Frog Beach.  Well here it is (and we apologize for the shaky camera work): If you’re interested in buying or renting our villa, just e-mail us! Villa 62 – “Mona Lisa” Features: 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath TOTAL […]

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 […]

Fundraiser for Operation Safe Drinking Water

Tweet We wanted to let you know about an exciting endeavor we are taking on as a family while we are here in Panama. On June 29 we will be installing a rain catchment system through Operation Safe Drinking Water for an indigenous school in the Bocas del Toro island area.  Many children here do […]

The Perfect Day At Red Frog Beach Villas In Bocas Del Toro, Panama

Tweet Today was an absolutely perfect day and the reason why the villas at Red Frog Beach in Bocas Del Toro, Panama, are such a magical place.  After waking up and enjoying an early morning workout, we were able to get some work done because of the high speed internet and Vonage that we have […]

Celebrating a Birthday in Bocas del Toro or Red Frog Beach

Made to order cakes at John's Bakery, Bocas del Toro

Tweet If you find yourself trying to prepare and celebrate a birthday in Red Frog Beach or Bocas del Toro here are a few things you may want to know.   Where to buy a cake in Bocas del Toro: We were able to pre-order two beautiful cakes for our son’s third birthday at Johnny’s […]