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Karimunjawa Scooter Rental

Karimunjawa Scooter Rental – Getting Around

There are 22 kms of ‘road’  between the main port of Karimunjawa and the furthest point north on the island. This is a little too far for walking, and there are no buses or taxes as such. So unless you pay for a guided tour, the only viable way of discovering the island is with a

Bocas Town

Bocas Town – Bocas Del Toro, Panama

A water taxi is most people’s introduction to Bocas Town, Bocas Del Toro, though you can also fly directly to their small air strip not far behind the town. Since we were travelling in by bus from Boquete, we made our way to Almirante and took a boat from there Our initial impression was of

Waterfall Rappeling Boquete Panama

Waterfall Rappeling in Boquete

Absailing down a waterfall might not be everyones cup of tea, but for an adrenaline rush its hard to beat. Waterfall rappeling in Boquete, also known as canyoning, is one of Panama’s most thrilling and popular adventure sports. The concept is simple: suit up in a harness and belay your way down a waterfall. We booked

Hotel Central Boquete Panama

Hotel Central Boquete Panama

“Hotel Central” is quite a misnomer for a hotel name, since the Hotel Central Boquete Panama is anything but central. You’ll have to walk a good 15 minutes uphill from the centre of town before you reach the hotel. From the outside, with garish yellow paintwork and an odd structure, the place looks more like an office

TreeTrek Ziplining Boquete Panama

Ziplining in Boquete Panama

Ziplining had already been on our hitlist for a couple of years. When planning our trip to Panama, we discovered that the Boquete TreeTrek Mountain Resort operate one of the largest and most popular ziplining experience in Latin America, so what better place to start than ziplining in Boquete Panama? Our tour was organized from a

Boquete Mountain Trails – The Hills Have Eyes

The hills and mountains around Boquete are a huge draw for tourists who want to enjoy some serious trekking off the beaten path. However, you may first want to take into account some recent and not-so-recent incidents before heading out alone on the Boquete Mountain Trails. Boquete Mountain Trails – Tourist Murders As much as the local media

Karimunjawa Town Wedding

Getting to Know Karimunjawa Town

Although it’s quite a small place, it is possible to get temporarily lost in the similar-looking streets of Karimunjawa Town. Most of the facilities you require are to be found, but are spread around the place and not always easy to locate. Top of your priority list is probably finding your accommodation. If you booked in

Coffee Tours in Boquete Panama

Having done the Tea Plantation tour in Sri Lanka, it seemed only fair to do one of the Coffee Tours in Boquete Panama – And very informative it was. We booked our tour at the Boquete Mountain Safari tours office for $29 per person. In fact, for the same price they offered to let us join a group for

Boquete Panama – Getting Around/What to Do

Boquete Panama is one of the highlights of a trip to this diverse country. Not really a town as such, Boquete is a huge district spanning 488 square kilometers. However, most of the action is centred around a short but busy central high street. A single dual-carriage highway runs up through the valley from David to Boquete. On

Jungla Experience Boquete

Jungla Experience Boquete Panama

The Jungla Experience Boquete is a well-equipped hostel, combining a dormitory with a couple of private rooms. The place is hard to find. There are no boards or signs indicating where it is. If you arrive after dark or don’t get lucky with a savvy taxi driver, you’ll have problems finding it. It’s a good 5

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