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Lo que nos dejó Panamá

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Como ya es costumbre, les dejamos un resumen de lo que nos pareció Panamá en estos 70 días de recorrido por el país. Lo primero que uno nota (y de hecho le impacta) al llegar a Panamá es la cultura…
En el Ferry rumbo a Bocas del Toro

Bocas del Toro, la vida en el Caribe

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Desde Boquete tomamos la ruta rumbo al Caribe. Las semanas disfrutando el fresco de la montaña se terminaron para reemplazarlas por un poco de calor, humedad y un paisaje paradisíaco. Pero la llegada a las islas de Bocas del Toro…
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Nicaragua-Honduras: Un peu de tout!

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De plage en plage, nous traversons le Nicaragua du sud au nord. Il fait très chaud sur la côte Pacifique au mois de mai mais de belles rencontres nous rafraichissent l’esprit. Au Honduras nous varions les décors, passant par la…

Panama City

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Our introduction to Panama City began with the wrong GPS point entered for our hostel. This was after a six-hour driving day. By the time we arrived at the El Machico Hostel we had driven around the general area about…
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Nicaragua

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Nicaragua After another “Gong Show” at the border from Honduras to Nicaragua we headed straight for the hills around Matagalpa.Although I remember watching the news about the war in Nicaragua years ago, Sandinista and Contras, Oliver North and CIA,…
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Barreira de Corais de Belize

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A área costeira de Belize é um dos sistemas naturais mais diversos do planeta que contém a segunda maior barreira de corais do mundo, além de atóis, mangues, lagoas costeiras e estuários. 70 espécies de corais duros, 36 espécies de…

Truck Repairs At ProCars Panama

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On the first leg of our trip we had 20,000km of trouble-free driving, but after we picked the truck up from storage in Costa Rica we realized that some of the rubber components needed to be replaced. This is likely…
Playa Farallones, Hostel Pipa

Por el interior de Panamá

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Las playas que no fueron 15 días en la gran ciudad fueron suficientes como para cansarnos del tráfico, pero también para hacer nuevos amigos, recorrer y hacer compras. Ya estábamos listos para cambiar los edificios por arena y mar, pero…

Hiking in Boquete, Panama

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Hiking is one of Boquete’s main attractions, with many tours and guides providing mountain and jungle excursions for visitors.  Normally we avoid paying for a guide if it isn’t required, but the Lonely Planet guide for this area was a…

Jungla de Panama Wildlife Refuge – Boquete, Panama

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“Jungla de Panama Wildlife Center is a safe haven for injured, abandoned, or surrendered animals indigenous to the cloud forest region of Panama.  Jungla provides medical and rehabilitation services for wild animals and a safe and secure permanent home for…

Nine Things To Do In Boquete, Panama

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We headed to the Panamanian border and decided our next stop would be the mountain town of Boquete.  That meant we needed to breeze through our first border crossing of this trip, as Boquete was about a day’s drive away.  …
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Choyés au Panama et au Costa Rica

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Puisqu’il s’agit de notre deuxième passage en Amérique Centrale – nous y avons séjourné plus de 7 mois en 2012 – tout nous semble familier. A cette étape-ci de notre parcours notre regard et nos attentes ne sont pas les…
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Honduras

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Oh Honduras !This also is Honduras.Banana Republic, Mosquito Coast, drug highway and danger. That is what came to my mind when we crossed the border from Guatemala to Honduras. We had enjoyed Guatemala for the most part and…

Rainy Costa Rica

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As the truck was now in order and our hotel room was becoming much too comfortable, we set off for the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica.  Who could resist the tropical beaches, warm breezes, and fresh seafood?  We were pumped…
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Honduras to Guatemala

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After three extra days at D&D Brewery at Lago Yojoa it was time again to drive to the Guatemalan border, El Florido. With no intention to spend another night on the dusty futbol field across from Copan ruins, at 7:30…
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Almost crossed the border

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Almost crossed the border from Honduras and Guatemala, almost. The Copan location is quite different from all the other ones in Honduras, it’s clean, civilized and fast. Checked out from Honduras in ten minutes and got passport stamped in to…
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Some friends, a plan, a canal… Panama!

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We entered Panama, our last country on the Central American leg of our journey at the end of March with two opposing feelings: lots of excitement, and a little trepidation. Excitement to see two London friends who had recently moved to…
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Panamá: entrando en Centroamérica

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Colón: ganga style Después de largas horas (no sé por qué se dice “largas” si todas las horas duran lo mismo, pero estas sí que fueron eternas) de trámites en el puerto de Colón y tras una noche durmiendo allí…
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Guatemala

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Crossing the border from Belize to Guatemala is a complicated undertaking. But I think they all are. There are papers to sign, copies to be produced, fees to be paid and you have to wait and wait. We finally got…

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