Category Archives: CENTRAL AMERICA

Panama City Part II – The Panama Canal

These vague memories float around in my head of learning about the Panama Canal growing up, how malaria plagued workers during construction for instance.  I probably watched an episode on the construction off the Discovery or History channel more recently … Continue reading

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Panama City Part I

The bigger the city is in Central America, the more chaotic and stressful the experience tends to be…for me.  Not to mention they’re generally dirtier, more polluted and sketchier.  Needless to say, I’m more fond of smaller towns and avoid … Continue reading

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Lost & Found Eco-Hostel & Random Festival

Up in the cloud forests of the Chiriqui Province of Panama sits an unexpected hostel with inevitable adventure and stunning views. Lost & Found Eco Hostel is roughly 2.5 hours west of Almirante by bus and a 15 minute shlep up … Continue reading

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A Beach Day in Bocas del Toro

From the Sixaola border crossing it was a shared motor-taxi followed by a shared water-taxi to the town of Bocas del Toro on Isla Colon.  The Bocas del Toro Archipelago is a group of islands off the northwest coast of Panama … Continue reading

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In & Out of Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a hot spot for tourism right now.  It has beaches and surfing, volcanoes, wildlife, you name it.  For years it has been high on my list to visit, which is why I surprised myself by deciding to … Continue reading

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Nicaragua Review

This past month I have been using lack of quality internet as my excuse for not documenting my travel experiences in a timely manner. The reality is more that whenever free time presents itself I merely wish to relax or … Continue reading

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A Few Views in Granada

While visiting Granada, Nicaragua the touristy thing to do was to hire a boat out to Las Islas just offshore.  The tiny islands contain houses of the rich and famous, as well as one just for monkeys. For around $2, one … Continue reading

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