Bocas del Toro, Panamá

This is what I wrote in 2006: Oh yes, now I can say that I’ve been to a Caribbean beach! It was the best decision to come to Bocas del Toro, Panama. We lucked out, we stayed in a simple hostel but a delight, we have a natural swimming pool in our backyard!  A lake…

Costa Rica – the wrong side

First time I went to Costa Rica, in 2006, I went to the wrong side. Not as much as where Darth Vader wanted to bring Luke, but Puerto Viejo was way darker than we expected the Caribbean to be. After a US$10 night at Hotel Central of Alajuela, the airport city near San Jose, my…

Itinerary Central America ’06

In 2006, I created my first blog to document my second backpacking trip. The first had been the year before, when I went by bus and train to tour South America. I will tell you about it at another post.