Monthly Archives: January 2014

Costa Rica Day 4&5- Corcovado National Park

At 715 am we had to walk down to the bottom of the hill in Bahia Drake to catch our ferry to Corcovado National Park. Most people that came here did day tours, which includes an hour and a half … Continue reading

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Costa Rica Day 2- Paso Canoas to Puerto Jimenez

In the morning we continued our trip to our destination of Golfito in the Osa peninsula. We went to a nearby ATM to take out some local Costa Rican currency, Colones. The going rate was 500 Colones to 1 US … Continue reading

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Costa Rica Day 3- Puerto Jimenez to Bahia Drake

Our mission was to get to Bahia Drake this day, so we could take a ferry to the ranger station Sirena in Corcovado National Park the next morning. The option we chose was to take a bus from Puerto Jimenez … Continue reading

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Costa Rica Day 1- Frontera Paso Canoas Border Crossing Panama

It was ridiculously hot on my top bunk. The clothes washing area was in the next room over and the heat from the dryers made our room an oven. This, combined with the fact that I had zero head room, … Continue reading

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Panama Day 16- Bluff, Paki, & Chikita Beach, Aqua Lounge Bar

We tried to sleep in but our sleep schedule was all messed up from our hike in Boquette and staying up late the night before. My brother woke me up around 10am to catch what we thought was a tour … Continue reading

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Panama day 15- Boquette Hot Springs

We were told one of the best tours the hostel Mamallena had was a hot springs tour. The cost was $25 per person. We got in a shuttle that brought us first to a popular local spot for swimming. It … Continue reading

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Panama Day 14- Boquette to Bocas De Toro

At this point we were kind of undecided on where to head next.. Neither of us were overly excited about Boquette (which turned out to be pretty cool) but mainly used it as mainly as a means to break up … Continue reading

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Panama Day 13- Feriade las Flores y Del Cafe

When we got back from hiking Volcano Baru, we were exhausted. We hadn’t slept and hardly eaten. After stuffing down a meal, we passed out. I woke up a couple hours later, again ravenous. I stuffed my face once again … Continue reading

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Panama Day 12- Santa Fe to Boquette

Getting to Boquette from Santa Fe was easy but took most of the day. We both got up early and I was ready by 8am so just chilled on a hammock waiting for my brother. Some time passed, and I … Continue reading

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Panama Day 13- Hike to Volcan Baru

Volcan Baru is the highest point in Panama. From the top, on a clear day, you are able to see both the Pacific Ocean and the Carribean Sea. The idea was to get to the top for sunrise. The hostel … Continue reading

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