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Bocas sends off two favorite sons with boat and surfboard parades

Bocas has lost two favorite well respected sons. Andy Crawford , a long time Bocas resident from Texas passed recently. An accomplished musician with percussion instruments as well as mastering the steel drum, he will be greatly missed on the vibrant local Bocas music scene. He was also a surfer always riding the waves on Isla Carenero Point..On September 9th over 60 boaters, SUPers , kayakers and...

Living this island dream!

Many people ask us “how do you go about living the island dream?” How do make that life changing move?  My business partner Sumayyah has been here since 1998 and I (JB) have been here since 2003. We always answer that question with “You gotta just do it” No over analyzing or procrastinating. You just get your affairs in order as quickly as possible. At 50, I realized the stress of running a...

Hey Mon, Watch out for falling coconuts! It can be a tropical headache!

No telling how many locals, ex-pats and tourist almost bite the big one everyday when a 5 pound coconut falls 40 to 80 fee down on your head from a coconut tree. It is a good idea before walking under loaded coconut trees to survey the situation before walking. If there are coconuts on the ground under the tree…walk around the tree. Coconuts fall more often after a rain or at breezy times.  After doing...

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