Fetching fresh water in San Blas, Panama

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Getting fresh water to the islands in San Blas is a task.  There isn't any infrastructure in this part of the country so fresh water for bathing and cooking has to be fetched.  First the boat gets loaded with the empty water barrells and the trip through the sea to the river begins.  Tie the boat up to a tree and start your  precarious … [Read more...]

Isla Perro – Dog Island in San Blas, Panama

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Dog Island is a small mostly uninhabited island located near the Achutupu Community in the San Blas Archipelago in Panama.  It is named after the three dogs that are the only residents on the island.  These perros (dogs) offer visitors  a tail wagging, warm and excitied welcome to the island that is perfect for sunning, swimming and … [Read more...]