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Humming + Dancing + Coffee

July 12, 2014

The day started with breakfast on the balcony in the restaurant at Finca Lerida a local boutique coffee-farm on the outskirts of Boquete. The bird watching just from the balcony was incredible. Nathan particularly enjoyed watching the hummingbirds 🙂

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Then a tour around their coffee platation…

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Luckily the weather cleared up for a walk through the coffee farm and cloud forest, and a little vine swinging

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Back to town for a little lunch at the yummy Sugar & Spice Bakery and another little wander around the shops. You’ll be glad to know we didn’t buy a machete like the ones in the picture below. Not sure if the airlines or US custom would have been too pleased.

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We had time before our next transfer, so Lachie filled it by break-dancing with the fellas in the town square…

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Tehn a late afternoon transfer to Santa Catalina.


Below are some piccies taken out the car window en-route. Nathan who sat in the front next to the Spanish-only speaking driver, could often be heard exclaiming “muchas policias” and “muchos perros” 🙂

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Finally we made it to Santa Catalina.

Only to find out that the center-of-town hotel that we had booked was closed (it looked like it had been closed for some time…?).
Thankfully the owner who had taken our booking, had reserved us a room elsewhere.
Unfortunately this was a 20 minute walk from town.
Fortunately the room was adequate and had a great restaurant next door.
Time for dinner and off to bed.

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Good night amigos 🙂
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