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Diving Debacle in Bocas Del Toro Panama

Diving Debacle in Bocas Del Toro Panama

Background on my Bocas Del Toro Trip I’ve tried several times to write about my Scuba Diving classes in Bocas Del Toro.  To be honest, the reason I haven’t shared it yet is because even now, about six months later, it still pisses me off a bit.  But it’s a story worth telling and I… Continue Reading

Irazu Volcano trip: San Jose, Costa Rica

Irazu Volcano trip: San Jose, Costa Rica

I had made plans to catch the tour shuttle to the Irazu Volcano with a local gal.  The shuttle left at 9 AM.  At ten she still hadn’t arrived at my hotel and I was getting antsy.  I figured she had blown me off but she wasn’t two hours late yet, my standard assumption of… Continue Reading

Boquete, Panama activity: Gringo goes Off-Road

Boquete, Panama activity: Gringo goes Off-Road

Boquete, Panama is one of those infamous places in Panama for retirees and was high on my list for visiting.  Unfortunately I had to squeeze it in as a one day trip.  Fortunately, I didn’t find anything worth sticking around for. Boquete wasn’t bad, it was just a little slow for my tastes…  and a… Continue Reading

Doing Business in Panama – Good or Bad?

Doing Business in Panama – Good or Bad?

Failing Business in Panama From Bocas Del Toro, to David, to Puerto Armuelles….  business in Panama was not exactly booming.  In fact, most of what I saw for business in Panama was not holding up well at all.  In all fairness, this is not including Panama City or some of the other current economic hotspots.… Continue Reading

Hooked On Panama – review

Hooked On Panama – review

Hooked on Panama: Resort and Fishing Lodge Hooked On Panama is a remote fishing retreat near Puerto Armuelles, Panama.  From Puerto Armuelles you take about a 20-30 minute trip following Panama’s Pacific coastline on half destroyed roads leading to what you might expect must be an isolated paradise. Chances are, when you arrive you will… Continue Reading