Daily Archives: March 13, 2013

Daily Archives: March 13, 2013

Bocas del Toro & Panama City, Panama

Posted on by Erica Duncan in Panama | Comments Off on Bocas del Toro & Panama City, Panama

I think our mediocre experience in Costa Rica set us off on the wrong foot for Panama. The journey there was easy enough—Puerto Viejo is only 32km north of the border, so for once the drive was a breeze, and crossing the bridge from one country to the other was exciting! The bridge is old and run down and we had to walk across wooden planks wearing our heavy backpacks, trying not to slip on the wet wood or step …

Costa Rica

Posted on by Erica Duncan in Costa Rica | Comments Off on Costa Rica

It’s hard to say much about Costa Rica because we literally blew through the country like the Tasmanian Devil from Looney Tunes. Costa Rica definitely has a lot to offer—beautiful beaches, laidback lifestyle and peaceful democracy—but it has also become expensive and Americanized over the past few years, making it a less than ideal location for budget-conscious explorers like us. We figured it was a place we could always come back to for a vacation in later years when we …