are many ways to see the remote areas of the jungle
is the best way to really get the full jungle experience.
Travel by horse is a great time but you pass too
without even knowing it. Getting to the jungle can be
a easy ride in a personal vehicle or you can take the truck.
The truck can be very trying in that you may only get half a
seat and you are in the back facing to the side. If
you have any type of car sickness
the truck is not a good option.
days there are actual busses that maintain the
schedule, this is not just better but a fun
experience. Even if the bus goes to the
town before your destination you can, sometimes, pay extra to get the bus driver to take you to the end of the
road. The extra amount usually comes to a couple
of dollars. It is always a good idea to
tip. You never know when you are going to
need good service.
Boat travel in The Coclé
rare. The rivers aren't deep
if it is deep enough it would probably
be a flash flood.
The back seat is a big part of having a good bus
ride experience. This is due to the
constant movement of people entering and exiting
the bus. The ability to have horses
destination is the most important part. If you are going to carry
food, ice, and personal items you will not be able to carry this yourself. I have had up to 7 horses waiting at
Boots are great on the
trail and tennis shoes are fine but if it is raining you are
better off with boots.
river crossing of pre bridge completion.
Four wheel driver trucks were converted
to people transports in order to cross
the San Miguel River. The trucks
hold 10 people in the back. The
roof of the back is sturdy construction
for carrying store goods and the
personal effects of the passengers.
actual busses will
be brought in to transport to and from
the Pan American Highway. This is
due to the completion of the San Miguel
The Last Bridge to the Town Of San
Miguel is now complete.
The open day was April 8, 2013