Big Fish

Patrons came from every corner of Panama to Bocas for the 50th Celebration of Feria del Mar.  Early on Saturday, September 15, 2012, the annual Feria Fishing Tournament ensued. Many competitors began but by the end of nearly 10…

The Breeze Please – October 2012

Here is Nana Machado, visiting Bocas from Brazil. She poses with the August issue of The Breeze while snorkeling before beginning another day…

Note from the Editor – September 2012

Well, I have to say, the first month was certainly challenging. However, my second month of publishing has not been any less complicated….

Learning Spanish as a Foreign Resident

– ¿Me podría regalar un vaso de agua? – If you were to literally translate this phrase into English, the end result would…

Worth the Wait

Worth Spencer, 60, is from the coastal community of Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina (USA). He has spent the majority of his life building…

Local Dive Shops Make History

Coral spawning (coral reproduction) occurs only once yearly and is one of the ocean’s greatest mysteries. Renowned coral reef biologist Nancy Knowlton was…

The Restaurante Yarisnori Story

“Do you sell food here?” was the question on everybody’s mind as a group of ornithologists (bird scientists) devoured the delicious food Juany…

The Breeze Please – September 2012

Kayley Russell is a frequent traveler to Bocas del Toro. Here she is in front of the CN Tower in her hometown of…

7th Annual Bocas Chili Challenge

TO BEAN OR NOT TO BEAN!……that is the question. This question has been asked for seven years at the Annual Bocas Chili Challenge….

Sports Activities Initiative help Red Cross

The Red Cross is a universal symbol of humanitarianism, emergency care, community philanthropic involvement, and worldwide relief. This organization develops many ways to…

Note from the Editor – August 2012

Note from ex-Editor Six years ago, in July 2006, I took over ownership of The Bocas Breeze and installed myself as editor. For me,…