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Travel Stories: Panama – Part 3: Boquete

Boquete was the third city on our list. Located in the part of beautiful Chiriquí at the ffot of mount Barú and Panamá’s coffee capital. So as we did before we intended to go by bus … That plan was quickly foiled given that there was no accurate description of the rout é to be found: You’d have to go back to Sona, then to Santiago, David and then: Boquete. The route might take you any time between 5 to 10 hours and supposedly costs you something between 15 to 25$. We just booked a shuttle. You can book those at any hostel and you should do so the day before. The shuttle will take you to Boquete for 30$ and about 5 hours. Easy. It is a bit expensive but most definetely more comfortable. I really liked just sitting in the car, looking out the window: First of all: The forest is beautiful. So serene and lush and green. Secondly: Taking part in local traffic is hilarious! As I mentioned before: I am German. …