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Jul 31, 2012 - Cast Away!

So after a fairly cramped sleep in the airport the check in desk for delta finally opened at 5am! James went off to charge his phone and I started using my sign language to get niall and becs bags back! Managed to get becs bag but lost track of time arguing for nialls and before I realised it we were late for meeting up with our jeep connection to the San Blas islands! I grabbed jimmy and we ran down to the arrivals to our meeting place but no one was there! I was in the dumps at this stage with being stranded in the airport but an our...

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Mar 11, 2010 - dug out canoe

Thias morning was my first excursion from the Black Watch cruise that I am now on. its so different to the boat trips that I have been taking until now. We were loaded into the lifecrafts and taken ashore, rather than in zodiac dinghies. The Carti Islands are a group of Island in Panama, about 200 in all of which only 39 are inhabited. In fact Christopher Columbus, when he arrived in Panama and saw the natives, thought that he had arrived in India, so the indian name has stuck. The people of these islands are a tribe that have their own...

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