Travel Blogs from Panama

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Costa Rica, check, David, Panama travel blog

Costa Rica, check

A travel blog entry by hanscottclaire

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... about Fast Love and all sorts from huge speakers...   i have to go now because the computer is being fixed at the hostel, but anyway we'll tell you about Puerto Viejo and a bit of Panama next time. See you all soon and keep well ...

Cool cool mountain air, Boquete, Panama travel blog

Cool cool mountain air

A travel blog entry by andrewandjacque

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We stayed in Boquete for a total of 3 nights. It was very beautiful there, and sort of reminded us of home because of the mountains and evergreen trees (some type of longleaf pine, cedars, and junipers too). But of course without the snow. The town is ...

Coping with Copa, Panama City, Panama travel blog

Coping with Copa

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... travel 'firsts’ anymore. Usually that is a good thing, but my first flight on Copa Air, from Guadalajara to Panama City started with a ‘first’. I reluctantly left the cosiness and friendliness of the Birds of Paradise condos and made my ...

Boquete - Misty, Boquete, Panama travel blog

Boquete - Misty

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  It's cold in Boquete, and very very beautiful.  the sun shines during rainfall over the volcano, the wind blows hot and the weather changes by the minute.  Bizarro weather - very difficult to dress for the day.  Just a few miles ...

Last entry from Central America..., Panama City, Panama travel blog

Last entry from Central America...

A travel blog entry by hanscottclaire

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... behind with the blog but have no time to do it in between all the amazing sights and activities and "red devils" (buses) in Panama City. But I{m worried if i dont do it i´m going to forget everything by time i get home! From La Fortuna in Costa Rica ...

Best Bus Seat - ever!, Panama City, Panama travel blog

Best Bus Seat - ever!

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... ; just left her at the one and only stop the bus makes on that route – she headed south for her last week in Panama – I managed to find Carolyn and Colin (a guy from Edmonton who also was at the conference in David) in a downtown ...

We´ve made it to Panama, Panama City, Panama travel blog

We´ve made it to Panama

A travel blog entry by andrewandjacque

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... it has a TV and phone and A/C, all rarities at the hotels we stayed at in Mexico. We went to the Miraflores Locks on the Panama Canal today. It was interesting, but there were WAY too many nasty Americans. We caught a taxi back to the city with two ...

Some like it hot, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Some like it hot

A travel blog entry by andrewandjacque

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... haven´t found one yet, but are on the lookout, and hope to have them up within a week or so. Keep checking back. Andrew is especially fond of one of him in front of a gun shop in Panama City with a large handpainted, illustrated menu of items ...

Christmas Panamanian style., Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Christmas Panamanian style.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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I am spending Christmas on Cayo Carenero. Just a two minute boat ride across from Isla Colón and the tourist town of Bocas del Toro. It's a beautiful tiny island and I have splashed out for a couple of nights at comfortable hotel Tierra Verde. I don't ...

Checking in, David, Panama travel blog

Checking in

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... walking back and forth at the border.   yesterday we took a 7 hour local bus - not quite a chicken bus but.....from panama city to here...packed to the brim and only ONE stop........drinking less water today for sure!....  we saw nicer buses but ...

At home with the Anchors!, Panama City, Panama travel blog

At home with the Anchors!

A travel blog entry by aborder

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... for sorting it out. I've been to Panama City before in 2008, I saw a boat pass through the Canal, I saw Old Panama that Captain Morgan destroyed and I did the usual wandering around. When I landed in the airport, the immigration official couldn't give ...

Reaquainting with Panama City, Panama City, Panama travel blog

Reaquainting with Panama City

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... from Calgary and have been friends since.  They had arrived the day before me and seemed to have met half the neighborhood.  Panama is a pretty friendly place.  So day 2 for me and day 3 for them, we recruited a taxi driver they had met ...

Panama in X-mas time!, Panama City, Panama travel blog

Panama in X-mas time!

A travel blog entry by jotraveller

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This is what happened before the start of the trip in Costa-Rica. I stayed a couple of months or so in Panama, visiting Bocas del Toro, Boca Brava and David. I thought I lost my pictures of this trip but now I found some of them in a box. ...

A man a plan a canal Panama (read it backwards), Panama City, Panama travel blog

A man a plan a canal Panama (read it backwards)

A travel blog entry by dospollos

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... in colonial colours. The cells in which prisoners were immersed up to their necks during high tide were particularly haunting. Panama Canal - This really is an impressive piece of engineering. It stretches 80km from Panama City on the Pacific side to ...

Panama City, Panama City, Panama travel blog

Panama City

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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... and in a district full of hotels but there are very few restaurants and the ones that are there aren't amazing (the guide book said - Panama City, great food). It just seems to lack a true centre but maybe our opinion will change as we go on. To break ...

Things I don't like on this trip, or even hate., David, Guadalupe and Boquete, Panama travel blog

Things I don't like on this trip, or even hate.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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I am at the Purple House hostel (in the city of David) with Ben and Steve. We have more or less just finished the seven hours hike from Guadalupe to Boquete, known as Sendero de los Quetzales (the Quetzal trail.) It's a beautiful hike through cloud ...

Too Hot, Too Cold....Still Looking for Just Right, David, Panama travel blog

Too Hot, Too Cold....Still Looking for Just Right

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... world's best place to retire by many publications and has been forefront on the expat radar for a number of years.  Panama’s very generous 'Pensionada" program allows for expats who have a small minimum guaranteed income to apply for a special ...

Up in the Mountains, Boquete, Panama travel blog

Up in the Mountains

A travel blog entry by andrewandjacque

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... on the bed groan whenever Andrew moves. We haven´t been here long, so we thought we´d fill in some blanks on Panama City. After the first night, we had decided that Panama City was a disgusting, horrible place to be. Our first morning, ...

Another Border Crossing!, Boquete, Panama travel blog

Another Border Crossing!

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... Viejo, minibus with 4 Danes and two Israilis to the border.....walk from Costa Rica across a very rickety bridge at Sixalo into Panama - no muss, no fuss....    It definitely was quicker and easier than our previous crossing at the much bigger ...

The Panama Canal, Panama City, Panama travel blog

The Panama Canal

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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I have been quite the tourist here in the big city. My first stop, however, was the famous Panama Canal. The museum and facts about this "engineering marvel" are pretty cool but to see it in operation is amazing. My German buddies and I arrived in time to ...

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A somewhat "normal" Thankgsgiving

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... a ride back to the main road saving us from getting too wet and headed back to the hotel. Fortunately for me, all the Panama Peace Corps volunteers were having their Thanksgiving dinner here and I was able to eat the semi-warm leftovers for half price. ...

Here we go Again, Panama City, United States travel blog

Here we go Again

A travel blog entry by janda

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... write more often, even if I had nothing to say... So here I am. We have had a great time with Andrew's parents here in Panama City and are a little sad to be leaving the spoiled life of rental car and Donna and Bill making all the meals (thanks again!). ...

PANAMA, Panama City, Panama travel blog

PANAMA

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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... which can go through the canal. Observations about Central America It's been a long haul from Los Angeles down to Panama City, but a fascinating journey. We've passed through 7 different countries, lowland deserts, highland deserts, modern tourists ...

We went to Colon and didn't get robbed!, Panama City, Panama travel blog

We went to Colon and didn't get robbed!

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... saw the sad town of Portobello.  It is a very impoverished area – drastically different from the sparkly skyscrapers of Panama City and definitely different from crime ridden Colon.  Some of it looked like the photos of Haiti – same ...

Panama, land of the canal and so much more..., Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Panama, land of the canal and so much more...

A travel blog entry by jotraveller

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... over the see trying to be as arrogant as any modern western city... The beautiful bridge of the Americas over the Panama canal symbolizes the link between north and south America en between the Atlantic and Pacific ocean... I was almost arrested by a ...

Episode 20: Snorkeling at Bocas del Toro, Bocas del Toro, Panama travel blog

Episode 20: Snorkeling at Bocas del Toro

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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Paid to Play Episode 20:  the one where the author sails on a catamaran in the Caribbean Sea and snorkels among amazingly colorful coral. Don't cry for me.  I know for most of you stuck working in an orifice or in Cubicle-landia rolling the ...

Thinking of Manuel, Boquete, Panama travel blog

Thinking of Manuel

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... . And they of course wanted to restore democracy in the beleaguered nation. Noriega sought asylum in the Vatican embassy in Panama City. The Americans installed loudspeakers outside the embassy and played rock music 24 hours a day. After 10 days, his head ...

The Bay of Shame., Isla Grande and Linton Island, Panama travel blog

The Bay of Shame.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... I also miss out on the beautiful San Blas archipelago. One of the few must sees I had for Central America. I can still fly there from Panama City, but decide to skip it. I have spent too much time on the boat, as well as money, and just want to get out ...

David and Panama City, David and Panama City, Panama travel blog

David and Panama City

A travel blog entry by andanddan

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... in one of the seats behind us had thrown up and I was almost ready to jump off the bus, we mercifully pulled into Panama City's Transit Centre. After surviving another hair-raising taxi ride, we pulled up at Hotel Lisboa at around 6pm. Our well-appointed ...

Panama - land of parties and a big Canal!, Panama City, Panama travel blog

Panama - land of parties and a big Canal!

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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... beach on the Carribean side with Eddie, Chris & his brother Brian who knows more about English football than anyone else in Panama! After a couple of hours relaxing on the beach and watching the passing ships we headed to see an old fort built by ...

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