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Interesting blog posts about tourism in Boquete Panama.

New Boquete Hotel Opens in Downtown Boquete

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I was pleased to see the opening of a newly-renovated hotel in Boquete came just in time for the high-season. The former Kalima Suites has reopened under the name of Downtown Boquete Hotel and it looks like the new owners did a great job. The Downtown Hotel The Downtown Hotel is a quaint and charming 7-unit hotel located right downtown and is in walking distance to virtually everything, yet far...

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Rafting in Panama and Nepal Threatened by Hydro-Power

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Mention this article, and receive a 10% discount on whitewater rafting in Panama. Many people following whitewater rafting in Panama know that the sport has been drastically changed by the development of several hydroelectric projects along Panama’s best whitewater rafting rivers. It seems that rafting companies in Panama are not alone in this fight. Outfitters in the small country of...

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Complete Guide to the Volcan Baru

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The Volcan Baru, a dormant volcano is the tallest mountain in Panama and measures 11,398 feet above sea level (or 3,474 meters). It towers above the surrounding landscape and is one of the only places in the world where one can see both the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea at the same time with the naked eye. Many people traveling to Boquete have atop their list of things to do, make it to...

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Coffee Lowers Skin Cancer Risk – Harvard Medical School

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New research published in the demonstrates that drinking more caffeinated coffee can actually lower the risk of developing, basal-cell carcinoma, the world’s most common form of skin cancer. basal cell carcinoma, according to a study published in the journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. A doctor and his colleagues at the Women’s Hospital at Harvard Medical School in...

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What is a Cloud Forest?

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What is a cloud forest? We get asked this question dozens of times each week. Some people think if its not cloudy in the forest the day of the tour that we are not in the cloud forest. Conversely, others believe that the town of Boquete itself is in the cloud forest when the fog rolls through town on a cloudy September afternoon. The truth is that a cloud forest is a mostly tropical or...

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Do natural hot springs have healing powers?

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Anyone who has done one of our Caldera hot springs tours has probably seen families of indigenous Panamanians coming or going with bottles of water. These native Indians believe that the hot springs pools in Caldera have natural healing powers and they come in groups to take a soak and fill their drinking bottles with the hot water. Is this just foolishness or is there some truth to their...

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