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Archive for the ‘Boca del Drago' Category

12 places that will help you to hit the ground running in Bocas del Toro

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Bocas Town may not be a large place, but it’s a hub of activity and it helps to get yourself well acquainted with it early on during your time at the school. Ludo and Cesar at the front desk will give you some insider tips along with some maps when you arrive, but if you…

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The Perfect Day at Stunning Starfish Beach in Bocas del Toro, Panama

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Starfish Beach in Bocas del Toro, Panama

Development without a plan, control or regulation, normally destroys pristine natural ecosystems (unless all parts involved – government, businesses, inhabitants – are already enlightened or educated somehow). Here in Bocas we’re not the exception. The post below was just written last week by guest blogger Shari Tucker. And here’s a link to a blog post…

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Week 1 of My Spanish Learning Vacation in Panama

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Bob enjoying his Spanish learning vacation in Panama with two friends from the Netherlands

Bob Van Beers, from the Netherlands, is currently finishing his second week at Habla Ya Bocas del Toro. These are his impressions about his first week of studying Spanish in Bocas del Toro. Off to Panama! Posted by Bob van Beers on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 Monday My existing Spanish skills could be summarized as “absolute…

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My Top 5 Favorite Beaches in Bocas del Toro, Panama

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The beaches of Bocas del Toro are filled with beauty!

I would like to resign myself to a life of beach-bumming. Therefore, I regularly visit different beaches in Bocas in search of the perfect one. The problem is that I love something different about each one I’ve visited. Here are my top 5 thus far, in no particular order: 1. Starfish Beach I’d never seen…

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Things to Do & Places to Visit with a Baby in Bocas del Toro, Panama

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My daughter Lian is now 18 months. We live here since she was 3 months old. First I thought: what can I do with a baby here in Bocas del Toro, this is the party and beach destination of Panama – surely not a good destination for a baby. But I was wrong =) I…

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