Isla de Cañas, Panama

Canas Island, Panama

Since being in Panama I've survived a plane crash, climbed mountains, forged rivers, and survived a stampede of bulls. And now I can add "run in with the police" to that list. It was planed to be a peaceful day on the Island of Cañas walking the beach with my mother...little did we know how it would end... Getting to Cañas is easy … [Read more...]

Flying Pirates Rentals and Tours Bocas del Toro

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After days of spending most of our time either immersed surfing in the beautiful caribbean water or cruising over it in a panga, we decided it would be fun to do some terrestrial activity in Bocas del Toro. So we rented four wheelers! All week we witnessed Bocas del Toro tourists zipping by us on ATV’s. It looked like a lot of fun, so … [Read more...]

Bocas del Drago Panama

panama bocas del toro

At the far side of Isla Colon directly opposite of Bocas Town and at the end of the road lies Bocas del Drago. Bocas del Drago is the quickest way to arrive to popular Playa Estrella. We spent a morning at Bocas del Drago, taking advantage of the good light, for a video shoot of Pucha Garcia with popular surf video clip producer Erik … [Read more...]

Las Lagunas de Volcan Panama

Las Lagunas de Volcan Panama

After hiking into the Parque Internacional de la Amistad and cruising around beautiful Cerro Punta I decided to head to Las Lagunas de Volcan or The Lakes of Volcan. Although I've seen thousands of lakes in Florida over my lifetime I have not seen hardly any here in Panama. Plus, these lakes are special, they are the highest natural lakes … [Read more...]

Cabañas Rolo Santa Catalina Panama

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Cabañas Rolo is located in the town center of Santa Catalina on the main road heading down to the beach.  Rolo, the owner, is a local Panamanian born and breed in Santa Catalina.  He is known as a big wave surfer.  The photo to the left is of him in large Santa Catalina.  This picture has been floating around different magazines and … [Read more...]

Cafe Ruiz Coffee Tour Boquete Panama

Cafe Ruiz, Chiriqui, Coffee Tour

Boquete, Panama is known for it's internationally award winning coffee. One of the oldest coffee producers in Boquete is Cafe Ruiz. They have been in Boquete since 1920 producing great coffee. Cafe Ruiz has a great coffee tour. Lead by Carlos, a friendly Boquete local who worked his way from coffee picker laborer to perfect english … [Read more...]

Boquete Tree Trek Zip-LIne

Boquete Zip Line

I was fortunate to have good friends come down from Florida and visit me here in Panama.  They were nice enough to let me be their tour guide and pay my way to go do some of the tourist things available here in Panama.  Unlike most of my buddy's from back home, that always only want to surf and drink cheap beer, this crew wanted to … [Read more...]

Playa El Arenal Pedasi Isla Iguana

Isla Iguana from Playa Arenal

Playa Arenal is a small sandy beach boat mooring area in Pedasi where one catches boats to visit Isla Iguana, go whale watching, fishing or cruising. Most of the Pedasi captains make their living from a combination of touring and fishing out of playa Arenal.  Weekends are generally more busy with the Isla Iguana tours.  Down at the … [Read more...]