We love our perch up in the cool Panama mountains, but every now and again we need a beach fix.  We have been wanting to take our pups to the ocean and particularly to Playa Hermosa. We had heard from our Spanish teacher that Hermosa is a great beach for dogs, and she was right! Hermosa is on the way to Boca Chica on the Pacific coast of Panama, about an hour-and-45-minute drive from our home in Boquete. And a very beautiful drive it is, too, on quaint country roads and through the small hamlet of Horconcitos. Although there are other beaches that are closer to our house, this one is especially dog-friendly and safer for swimming. Since we didn’t check the tide tables, we didn’t realize that the tides would be so extreme that day. When we got there, the tide was almost all out – way out -…