Posts Tagged ‘Caribbean’

Bahamas Weekend

Bahamas Weekend

Two hours from the Port Everglades in Miami lies Freeport, on the island of Grand Bahama.  Veronica and I had been living and working in South Beach, Miami, for a month, and the option of popping to the Bahamas for the weekend was too irresistible an opportunity to pass up.  Imagine that!  “I’m just off […]

Panama Day Five – San Blas – Panama City – El Valle

Panama Day Five – San Blas – Panama City – El Valle

In Panama, I discovered, it’s possible to have breakfast on an island in the Caribbean, lunch in the city, and dinner in a deliciously cool mountain retreat.  Today, breakfast was on the exotic desert island paradise of San Blas, lunch was a taco bell in hectic Panama City, and dinner was a meat feast in  […]

Panama Day Four – San Blas Islands

Panama Day Four – San Blas Islands

The sun was still reluctant to show itself….but it didn’t detract too much from the overall desert island experience.  After breakfast we headed on the boat to do some snorkeling, though it was difficult due to the choppy water.  We did manage to see some starfish however, and held them under the water.  From here […]

Panama Day Three – San Blas Islands

Panama Day Three – San Blas Islands

I wasn’t quite sure why we were stocking up on so much beer and abuelo rum, vodka, coke, soda, crisps, biscuits and loads and loads of ice at 6 in the morning.  When we got to our desert island paradise in San Blas (“Panama’s secret – don’t tell anyone!” as M’s cheerful brother A kept […]

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