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Central America, Panama

COFFEE 101- Finca Dos Jefes Coffee tour

April 25, 2015
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  Whether you’re an avid coffee drinker or not, not learning a little about coffee when traveling to Boquete, Panama is unacceptable. Boquete is said to have the best coffee in the world, not to mention the best coffee farm tour sponsored by Richard from Finca Dos Jefes. In the region you can find the world renowned Gesha (not Geisha) beans, the highest rated coffee in the world according to the Coffee Grower’s Association! And, it will only cost you between $300-400 a pound. During the tour you’ll learn more about this and others coffee facts. Rich, your tour guide starts…

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Hotel Refugio de Montana Boquete – our take

April 25, 2015
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Off of Volcancito road 5 minutes before reaching the town center is the humble getaway Hotel Refugio de Montana. This is the fancier sister to Hostel Refugio del Rio in town. This 10 room boutique hotel provides a great escape from the hustle and bustle of travel and the city life as well as rest from any of the numerous hikes in the area.  We were welcomed by a well landscaped drive way and a decent hotel facade with rot iron metal doors which were really appealing. Camille really enjoyed the foyer as it was nicely decorated and had warm furnishings &…

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Lost in Panama: On the way to the 3 Lost Waterfalls

April 20, 2015
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After being in Boquete for 3 weeks we finally did our first hike though we didn’t get to our desired destination. We were dropped off in front of a group of signs and two different options for our walk/hike. We went up the street towards Sendero Los Quetzales and The 3 Lost Waterfalls (1.2 km). Our goal was the waterfalls. We rolled into a trail and paid a $5 entrance fee to Sendero Agroeco Trail, less frequented than the other hikes nearby. When we got to the first (and only) waterfall we looked for the trail to continue it’s loop……

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