Orchid Expo and Fair Boquete

boquete panama expo

Boquete is famous for its annual coffee and flower fair, La Feria de las Flores y del Café. We visited the fair this year for the first time. The fair was as beautiful as expected. On our latest visit to Boquete, unknown to us, it was the annual orchid expo, El Expo de las Orquideas. What a nice surprise! The Orchid Expo is much smaller … [Read more...]

Valle Escondido Resort Golf and Spa Boquete

valle escondido resort golf spa

Since arriving in Panama many years ago I had heard about a beautiful resort in Boquete named Valle Escondido. I would see advertisements here in Panama about the development all over print and internet media. I had never looked for Valle Escondido while in Boquete until this trip. Im glad I did! Valle Escondido Resort Golf and Spa … [Read more...]

The Book Mark Book Store, Boquete, Panama

The Book Mark, Boquete. Panama

A few weeks ago my Kindle went out.  It was perfect timing because I was on the way to Boquete for a few days.  About 15 minutes before  you get to Boquete in  the town of Dolega (on the main road to Boquete) you will come to a great shop called The Book Mark. The Book Mark is the perfect place to pick up some new reading material. … [Read more...]

Oasis Hotel and Restaurant in Boquete Panama

oasis boquete chiriqui

El Oasis Hotel and Restaurant in the marvelous mountain town of Boquete is a great place to stay while in this part of the Chiriqui highlands. The rooms are spacious, comfortable and offer wifi. The cool mountain night air makes for great sleeping. A delicious breakfast of a choice of eggs, omelette or french toast served with fresh … [Read more...]

Panama Tacos – Taqueria Jalisco in David

taco restaurant panama

I have traveled to David and Boquete many different times. Friends of mine from both towns are always talking about the great tacos at Taqueria Jalisco. Jalisco's Mexican Restaurant is located just off the Interamericana on the highway towards Boquete. Every time I have driven by the restaurant it has been closed. Finally on my latest … [Read more...]

Feria de las Flores y del Café Boquete Panama

la feria de las flores y del cafe panama

La Feria de las Flores y del Café is Boquete’s annual fair. Much like the small town of Boquete, this fair is small yet extremely beautiful. La feria de Boquete is an assortment of vendors selling products from Panama and neighboring Central American countries, different food stands, local business stands, government informational … [Read more...]

I’m a sucker for a sweet face…

chiriqui, coffee, tour

A few years ago Charlie did a coffee tour at Cafe Ruiz and was so impressed by the tour and his guide Carlos that he wanted to swing back by for another quick visit and  bag of coffee.  While there I stumbled across this kiddo who was just to cute not to snap a few photos of.  For more info on Cafe Ruiz and the coffee tours they offer … [Read more...]

Parque Domingo Medica – Boquete

Chiriqui, David, Parque

Boquete is a lovely town.  Cool breezes coming down the mountains and you're never more then a stones throw from some yummy, locally grown and manufactured coffee.  In Panama, each town has central park that the town has grown around.  Boquete in no different.  Grab a cup of coffee at "Central Park" and enjoy the morning people watching … [Read more...]

Church in Boquete

chiriqui, iglesia, mountains

Like any good southern girl I just couldn’t help but find myself in church on Sunday.  From the park in Boquete you can hear the church bells ringing.  It was a small crowd of mostly adults with a lively bunch of youth gathering in the basement. The building is beautiful and the people are friendly.  Stop by on a Sunday or any other day … [Read more...]

Silver River. Azure Sky.

Chiriqui, mountains, boquete

Sometimes nature can just overwhelm you. "The water fall’s torrent dashes down three thousand feet from high, As if the Silver River fell from azure sky." Li Bai, 701-762 Waterfall.  Down the highway from David. Namaste, ~Lauren   … [Read more...]