three great pictures of Jeff Dickinson in all his glory

Jeff Dickinson: You Make Our Hearts Sing

Jeff Dickinson will forever be known in the hearts and minds of the Bocas del Toro as a charismatic, benevolent, fun-loving, wisecracking “little big man.” A treasure hunter on the famous Mel Fisher expeditions, a conveniently compact and a uniquely…

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Natural Disaster Strikes Bocas del Toro and Help is Needed

Natural Disaster strikes Bocas del Toro in the form of heavy tropical storms and flooding. Over 26,000 people have been affected and the Bocas del Toro Rotary Club is organizing a relief effort.

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a photo of a street mural depicting the Bocas del Toro jazz pioneer Luis Russell

The Luis Russell Mural: A Community Led Cultural Movement for Bocas del Toro

The Luis Russell Mural is being created as a cultural landmark that seeks to rescue an important chapter in Bocas del Toro history, while empowering its inhabitants to take pride in their cultural heritage. July 2021 – Bocas del Toro,…

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A screen shot of the cover photo for the blog article Our Conflicted Feelings About Bocas del Toro, Panama with the date June 4, 2021 circled in red because the date it says it is published is deceptive. It was actually published in 2017. The photo is the Caribbean Sea and a palm tree on a beautiful day.

Our Escape Clause: Lazy and Unethical Travel Blogging That Is Harming Our Community

Our Escape Clause has recently caused a bit of commotion within the community of Bocas del Toro, Panama. They have a review of the community’s tourism offer that currently ranks high on Google, they have a very limited understanding…

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Shana hugging her dog, both of them with hats on, with the text "I will build an animal sanctuary in Bocas"

Sandy Paws: Let’s Build an Animal Sanctuary in Bocas del Toro

Shana Dominique is a young lady with a huge heart and just as big of an idea: to build an animal sanctuary in  Bocas del Toro. This is a long-term project that could really have a positive impact on…

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Left is a photo of young Time Sullivan on horse and on the right is older Tim Sullivan enjoying a beer.

In Loving Memory of Timothy Sullivan

Timothy Sullivan passed away on June 18, 2021. The following tribute was written by Russell Easby-Smith. Timothy Sullivan,…

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Mark Johnson is seated in a vehicle as a nurse on the outside of the car administers his first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine into his arm through the window of the car at the baseball stadium in Changuinola el Estadio Calvin Byron.

COVID-19 Vaccines in Bocas del Toro

COVID-19 vaccines in Bocas del Toro began on June 7, 2021, when AstraZeneca doses were applied in Changuinola at the baseball stadium “Estadio Calvin Byron.” ESPAÑOL ABAJO Pictured on the cover photo of…

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A coral partially bleached in Bocas del Toro

Coral Bleaching in Bocas del Toro

This past September and October Bocas del Toro was full of sunny days, blue skies… and white corals?  Many residents of Bocas del Toro noticed white corals in our reefs, visible even from the surface on calm days when…

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