Indiana Jonesing It to Red Frog Beach

On the recent trip to Panama

‘s Bocas del Toro we boarded a water taxi to take us to somewhere we would decide once we were in the taxi. A hippy rasta mix of a guy suggested we come with him to his dock and he would point us in the right direction to Red Frog Beach. The water taxi was a trip in of itself with gorgeous views like this from my side of the boat.

Indiana Jonesing It to Red Frog Beach
After landing on Bastamentos we pointed to the jungle and said the beach was just a ten minute walk. We walked uphill past a graveyard straight into the untamed Panamanian jungle.
Indiana Jonesing It to Red Frog Beach
We brushed aside plants as they we clearly trying to overtake our path to the beach. How dare they Meanwhile the birds were chirping and beads of sweat poured out of places I did not think possible like my ear canals for one.
Indiana Jonesing It to Red Frog Beach
Sometimes the path dissipated entirely and I followed the strong sense of my friend’s direction.
Indiana Jonesing It to Red Frog Beach
Ten minutes turned into thirty and as far as I was concerned this hippie-rasta was playing some kind of joke on us.
Haha 🙁
Indiana Jonesing It to Red Frog Beach
But the path reappeared as I struggled shirtless down the muddy slope.
Indiana Jonesing It to Red Frog Beach
And we made it.
Indiana Jonesing It to Red Frog Beach
Just do not ask me how we got back.
Jason Bartoli
Jason Bartoli

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