¡Todo norte – Hitching Panama to Alaska! Part 1: Panama City to Tamarindo, Costa Rica

¡Todo norte! Or... California, at least. I just hitched from Panama City to Tamarindo, Costa Rica for three days. My hitching partner, a Canadian named Cat who just quit her job to travel Central America, likes to tell people with a wicked smile that we are going all the way to Alaska. And we might!... Continue Reading →

Experimenting with timelessness in Limones, or How to Walk into Costa Rica

Ever since my Nexus 5x stopped working, things have been getting stranger and stranger... (skip down to The Hike to read about our beach hike from Panama into Costa Rica) It started 9 or 10 days ago. I was at Mamallena Hostel in Boquete preparing to leave the next day for Limones, and then onwards to... Continue Reading →

Finding Limones [blog 037]

I would like to tell you a tale of my 24 hours spent finding Limones -- that is, finding my friends, Nadir and Tonguy, in Limones, Panama.  Finding Limones was a quest best summed up by a few facts: A few days ago my phone stopped working I left Boquete to find my friends in... Continue Reading →

The 7 best hikes of Boquete, Panama

1. Baru Volcano - all about the view Not Easy 27 km roundtrip Entrance: $5 Let's start with the big one. At 3,475 meters, Volcan Baru is the highest elevation in Panama. From the Boquete side, the hike is not technically difficult - in fact, there is a dirt/rock road leading all the way to the top.... Continue Reading →

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