December 30, 2005

Paddling and Canyoning in the Rio Guabo

And once again, I have procrastinated writing up an adventure that would require many pages to describe in sufficient detail. Unfortunately, by now I have forgotten many of the details; but at least that makes it feasible to write this... Read more...

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Paddling the Rio Peje Bobo

The Rio Peje Bobo was recommended to us by Hector Sanchez, of Chirriqui River Rafting.... he had been wanting to check it out and had not found the time. As far as we know, it had never been paddled.... Read more...

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November 23, 2005

Sailing to Escudo de Veraguas

So, Rick's friend Ed has a 43-ft Catamaran called Quixotic and last week he invited us to sail with him to Isla Escudo de Veraguas. We jumped at the opportunity since Escudo is known to be gorgeous but infrequently visited... Read more...

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Paddling the Changuinola River

There are a number of rivers in the province of Bocas del Toro, but access to them is very difficult. The lower stretches are used for travel by motorized canoe, but the upper parts are very isolated. In November 2005,... Read more...

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November 07, 2005

Paddling the Cricamola River

A few months ago, Abelardo's father went back home to his house in Nutibi. There is no work in the area at all, so we sent some seedling bags with him so that he could find seedlings in the jungle... Read more...

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July 17, 2005

Trip to Las Delicias Nature Reserve

One thing I have learned while travelling is that when you get a chance to do something or go somewhere, the best time is right away, and it's always worth it, you just never know in advance why. The little... Read more...

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