Bribri Costa Rica Border Crossing?

Discussion in 'Latin America' started by ApexJeff, Dec 6, 2012.

  1. ApexJeff

    ApexJeff Been here awhile

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    Anyone recently used the Bribri Costa Rica border crossing into Panama? Good route in Panama along the Caribbean? We need to meet some friends in David, early Jan, then Carti to meet the a sail boat on the 14th, to Columbia.
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  2. Chiriqui Charlie

    Chiriqui Charlie Been here awhile

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    I don't believe there is a crossing at Bribri, the nearby one is at Sixaola. This used to be over a rotting, old bridge, but a new bridge recently opened. A pretty laid back crossing.
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  3. ApexJeff

    ApexJeff Been here awhile

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    Thanks!!! I will try and see in there is anymore info on this crossing. It looks like a great place to cross instead of Paso Canoa which was a pain in the ass to cross a couple years ago. Getting pumped to take off!!!
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  4. peteFoulkes

    peteFoulkes Been here awhile

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    Yeah, we recently crossed here too. Really laid back. So laid back in fact that they closed for lunch for about 2 hours. You will need to make lots of photocopies but there is no point trying to do it before hand because you will need to copy the immigration stamp you get in your passport.

    A slow but hassle free border crossing. Good luck.
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  5. Chiriqui Charlie

    Chiriqui Charlie Been here awhile

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    The fastest, nost laid back, most scenic crossing is Rio Sereno. I live nearby, and invite you for lunch or a place to spend the night.
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  6. BeachGuy

    BeachGuy Lost in paradise!

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    I second Chiriqui Charlie's opinion, just don't try it on a Saturday or Sunday, their closed. That said, I've only done it leaving Costa Rica to Panama. Not sure about the return trip.
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  7. Misery Goat

    Misery Goat Positating the negative Super Moderator

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    Rio Soreno was probably the most laid back and easiest border crossing I did in all of LA. And they didn't notice I had a speeding ticket on the back of my import paperwork which made it even better. :freaky
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  8. ApexJeff

    ApexJeff Been here awhile

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    Looks like we have some great options!!! Thanks to ALL for the information,:clap I will let you know which one we took and a short report on our ride and sail to Columbia
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