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Trip Report Hojaldras, platanos and my last 5 dollars

Last day in Panama!!So many emotions it's crazy.I got a room, but no money. 5 dollars is all I have left so I spent my last day hanging around, writing and eating Platanos and Hojaldras, because they are cheap and tasty! I slept in my own private roo

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Trip Report Nothing is under control

I have rediscovered the value of fun. Because I had somehow lost that on my way. How many days and nights have I wasted in overthinking, being overly serious and wanting to know outcomes to choices so that I could prevent myself from falling and fai

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Trip Report my pounding heart

It's as if the world stands still and there is only me and my pounding heart. Beating like a drum, feeling alive with anxiety of possibility and commitment. How on earth can we ever go wrong if we are alive? Beat the drum, match it to the be

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Trip Report The philosophers stone

Hi everyone whatsup? I just read back my old post. Whow so many nice things happening for me.. And I got scared and blew it all off. A couple of things happened and i was not feeling comfortable anymore with it all. Some might say, that's ok, y

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Trip Report Stuck in paradise

A Portuguese Captain told me yesterday:   paradise can be quite tiring.   And today I can only concur with him.... He told me a lot of other wise things. Actually it was nice to have a chat with an older being, sharing some wisdo

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Trip Report Pura Vida

Hola Amigos!   Writing from the jungle with a view on the ocean. Can life get better than this? I guess not, but I often seem to forget. And how lucky I am to be reminded again that life indeed is simple and it's only us complicating it..

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Trip Report up and down and round and round

so... Life has been pretty good on me :) After looking for a job I was confronted with choices again (aargh damn choices :p) I had two jobs to choose from... Working in a jungle tent lodge as a volunteer with the opportunity to give massages and

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Trip Report Bocas del Toro

I am slowly adjusting to the life of a traveler. I finally had some good nights of sleep and have arrived to a little piece of paradise called 'bocas del toro'. This is a group of islands just out of Panama and has a great relaxed vibe. You really

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Trip Report Fear and angels

There is a 5 hour difference between The Netherlands and Panama and there is an hour difference between The Netherlands and Portugal. It means I have been timetravelling  (science fiction becomes science fact!) in the last week and I feel my bod

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Trip Report Hello World and Hola Panama!

A couple of months ago I bought a ticket to Panama. I could say on a whim, but that would not be entirely true as I already was contemplating this move for a icouple of months. The only thing I didn't know was where and when. It was one of those

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