|Panama City skyline from Casco Viejo viewpoint
|Our bungalow on Isla Bastamientos
The next day, we flew out of Panama City and into Bocas Del Toro where we spent the remainder of our time. Bocas is a Caribbean island paradise, where all the houses and restaurants overhang the water on stilts. We spent the first 4 days on this island and then took a 40 minute boat ride out to Isla Bastamientos to our private overwater eco-bungalow. This was a picturesque location, but there was not much to do besides relax, swim, read, walk, kayak and get eaten alive by bugs. After 3 full days on the island we began to go a little stir crazy and had to re-evaluate how we spent our time and slow things down a bit. After this mental awareness of having no way out and 4 more days to go, we made the best of our time here. It's hard to explain how you can get stir crazy in such a beautiful place, but it happened! We even found out the Survivor had been filmed on this very island. Hmmm, stir crazy in 3 days, what' boat life for a year going to be like??!
|Ceviche - a popular Panamanian dish