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Stories and Tips Boquete

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Enjoying a Stroll Through Town

Written by Mandan Lynn on 25 Oct, 2013

In Coronado, Panama, you almost have to have a car if you want to get anywhere. Sure, there are buses and taxis, but what I mean is that you can't expect to walk. Everything is very spread out, and while a few of the restaurants…Read More


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White-water rafting the Chiriqui Viejo

Written by buzz_1919 on 11 Nov, 2006

Setting It Up: While hiking the Mono trail, I ran into a couple from New York (T.J. and Bonnie) and the three of us decided that we would go white-water rafting together. When we got back to town and went to Panama Rafters to get…Read More


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Just Shy of Heaven, the Photo Tour

Written by Jose Kevo on 11 Aug, 2006

Like the clacks from a rollercoaster straining to overtake the summit, so goes the road to Boquete as battered school buses chug their way onward and upward through Panama's highest elevations. With excitement and suspense, nothing suggests exactly when or where this lofty settlement…Read More


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Coffee with Oscar Valentino

Written by Jose Kevo on 11 Aug, 2006

Coming to a town that's renowned for flowers and coffee, and sharing conversations over a cup of java with Boquete's "Flower Man", was one of those unlikely encounters that even locals and expats met with suspicious eyes. Nevertheless, Oscar Valentino is the essence of…Read More


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Connecting Through David

Written by Jose Kevo on 11 Aug, 2006

As Panama's second-largest city, David has prospering commerce along Highway of the Americas, but otherwise it's a predicament of dusty streets circulating through a mini-metropolis of bedlam. There's nothing here to warrant an extended stay. Take a hint from the town's central plaza…Read More


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Boquete Services & Extras

Written by Jose Kevo on 11 Aug, 2006

With Boquete up-and-coming as Panama's favored retirement destination for expats, the town's isolation is keeping pace with a growing number of services, including agencies handling legal and professional affairs. Travelers are also flocking to this base for explorations of the Chiriquí Highlands and Nacional…Read More


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Hiking the Bajo Mono Trail

Written by buzz_1919 on 11 Nov, 2006

The Guide: When I arrived in Boquete I met Tony, a local guide who speaks English (read more about him in my Where there's a will... review). After checking into my hostel, Hostal Boquete, I met up with Tony to go hike the Bajo Mono…Read More


A Much Better Choice for Whitewater Rafting

Written by Karla1516 on 15 Jun, 2010

I took a trip with Boquete outdoor adventures early this year and I couldn't have been more impressed, before I decided to go rafting I went to all three companies in Boquete and read the Tripadvisor reviews, that made my choice a lot simpler; One…Read More


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