Travel Blogs from El Valle de Anton, Panama

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Rain, Rain, Rain!, El Valle de Anton, Panama travel blog

Rain, Rain, Rain!

A travel blog entry by our_oyster

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... we bought a ticket for the noon bus heading towards Panama City. We got off at a stop just outside of Anton where there was a junction that lead up to El Valle. We walked across the road to catch a bus coming from the city heading to El Valle. I think at ...

A Break from the Heat in El Valle, El Valle De Anton, Panama travel blog

A Break from the Heat in El Valle

A travel blog entry by blowstein

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... the air was. We had read about this in our Lonely Planet, and they also had this to say: Officially known as El Valle de Antón, this picturesque town is nestled in the crater of a giant extinct volcano, and ringed by verdant forests and jagged peaks. ...

New Years, El Valle de Anton, Panama travel blog

New Years

A travel blog entry by thriftydrifters

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We were a bit disappointed by Christmas. Panama does not decorate like the USA and we did miss that. There was some decorations and a few small nativity parades from the churches.  But Christmas seems to be a large family time in Panama. We did visit ...

El Valle de Anton, El Valle de Anton, Panama travel blog

El Valle de Anton

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

Easy trip as direct buses from the city and pleasant drive into the hills, but the landscape was not as impressive as Boquete - the Sleeping Indian woman silhouette made by some surrounding hills required a good stretch of the imagination. By the time ...

Mar 09, 2014, El Valle De Anton, Panama travel blog

Mar 09, 2014

A travel blog entry by loelai

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Living in the Crater of a Volcano, El Valle de Anton, Panama travel blog

Living in the Crater of a Volcano

A travel blog entry by muzz_travelling

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... to Sona, then a bus from Sona to Santiago and from Santiago to the side of a road somewhere near a town called Anton, then from Anton to El Valle. It was a lot cooler in El Valley than anywhere else I’ve been in Central America so far. The crater, ...

Central Panama, El Valle de Anton, Panama travel blog

Central Panama

A travel blog entry by markandemma

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... , 3 cows and the odd cowboy was not enough reason to stay there so we carried on until we got the rich mountain resort of El Valle de Anton. All ex presidents and famous people have a weekend pad here. Came up trumps as it is the rainy (low) season, so ...

Calderas, El Valle de Anton, Panama travel blog

Calderas

A travel blog entry by slowayround

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... to warm up afterwards. In the morning we ate a late breakfast with the hostel’s resident kitty, Conan. Then we continued on to El Valle, which is also in the center of an extinct volcano. This one blew it’s top 75,000 years ago, there are ...

Panamanian Culture and Cuisine, El Valle de Anton, Panama travel blog

Panamanian Culture and Cuisine

A travel blog entry by claypot

Vida en el Valle de Anton El Valle is a charming seven square mile village surrounded by a volcanic caldera that had existed for millennia as a deep lake. Then several thousands years ago the crater sprung a leak and when the lake emptied some of the ...

El Valle de Antón, El Valle de Anton, Panama travel blog

El Valle de Antón

A travel blog entry by comeasyouare

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... do all of the touristy things that are aren't fun by yourself. Take today for example; you can't get more touristy than El Valle de Antón which is basically a town where the soul purpose is to give tourist the a local and authentic Panamanian experience, ...

Mud, Mess, & Market, El Valle de Anton, Panama travel blog

Mud, Mess, & Market

A travel blog entry by comeasyouare

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... up there and were kind enough to ask us along. Before coming/ moving to Antón, I was under the impression that Antón and El Valle de Antón were one and the same but I was surely mistaken. While in the same province of Coclé, the are about 1.5 hours ...

El Valle, El Valle, Panama travel blog

El Valle

A travel blog entry by mikeandmary

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- Today it was a drive to the town of El Valle, a small village sitting at the bottom of the crater of an extinct volcano. The drive there was very pretty, the road was good and it made a pleasant drive. The town is famous for its Sunday market and there ...

El Valle de Anton - Lobo's Featured Expats, El Valle de Anton, Panama travel blog

El Valle de Anton - Lobo's Featured Expats

A travel blog entry by lobo

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... ://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/lobo/excursions/1266327384/tpod.html _______________________________________________________________ El Valle de Anton - Lobo's Featured Expats Part 2 of 2 ------------------------------------------------ Have ...

La Valle de Anton - Life in a Cool Crater, El Valle de Anton, Panama travel blog

La Valle de Anton - Life in a Cool Crater

A travel blog entry by lobo

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... , Costa Rica and Nicaragua. Unfortunately time did not allow for a return visit. At the end of my photos I have included a few more from Panama City. Coming Soon: El Valle de Anton – Lobo’s Featured Expats Feedback: ...

India Dormida, El Valle de Anton, Panama travel blog

India Dormida

A travel blog entry by explore-nature

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... kameny hotel, ale dochovala se jen vstupni brana. Prirodni bazen a fontana zapadla do krajiny a vsemu dodavala historickou atmosferu. V El Valle jsme se vypravyli na uzasny trek "India Dormida' (Spici Indianka), pojmenovana podle profiloveho tvaru hory. ...

Boquete to El Valle de Anton, El Valle de Anton, Panama travel blog

Boquete to El Valle de Anton

A travel blog entry by cedric.brehaut

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... 30 minutes are part of our criteria for a place to stay! So we changed plans and we are heading to a more popular spot: El Valle de Antón (commonly called "El Valle"). The road is uneventful but long: about 5 1/2 hours. There are traffic cops with ...

In the Streets of El Valle, El Valle de Anton, Panama travel blog

In the Streets of El Valle

A travel blog entry by cedric.brehaut

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El Valle de Antón is a pretty small village surrounded by lots of grandiose farms and week-end homes. People from Panama City find refuge here when they want to escape the heat and humidity of the capital. Looking around we find that most visitors are ...

Senor Kirk Cameron, El Valle de Anton, Panama travel blog

Senor Kirk Cameron

A travel blog entry by farrahfig

I just made a connection from El Valle to David in a little spot known as La Uva. I handed off my machilo (backpack), boarded the coach, got situated and glanced up to see what Spanish speaking movie was on the monitor amd guess who it was? Kirk Cammeron! ...

Did nothing, El Valle de Anton, Panama travel blog

Did nothing

A travel blog entry by rays_travels

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Just stayed in, read, went for a short walk.   Then at 3pm I went to this bar that was supposed to have american football: O'Pedro's Pub; not much english spoken there, but they did find the game on one of their three tv's.  I was the only one ...

stroll about town, El Valle de Anton, Panama travel blog

stroll about town

A travel blog entry by rays_travels

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... the western half of El Valle for about an hour, going up and down the paved roads.   I don't think I mentioned this before, but El Valle is inside an extinct volcano that's about 4 mi in diameter.  The main road runs E - W.  No matter which ...

Mountain day, El Valle de Anton, Panama travel blog

Mountain day

A travel blog entry by rays_travels

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  This is the day we make the big climb.  At 7:30am, my two roomies and I headed out to climb the most scenic mountain in the area.  To save the $3 entry fee, we went in the back way; I don't think the people who go in by the main ...

Hello El Valle!, El Valle de Anton, Panama travel blog

Hello El Valle!

A travel blog entry by rays_travels

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... finished the last two days of my blog for San Blas.   It's almost 10am.  Time to get packed and head out to El Valle.   After my recent dorm experience, I went ahead and booked four nights in a 6-person dorm!   Anxious to see how that ...

valley pics, El Valle de Anton, Panama travel blog

valley pics

A travel blog entry by rays_travels

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    Headed out to climb another mountain to get pics of the valley.       This trek was mostly by road, though I still had to do some scrambling to get to the top.     About ten minutes down the road from the ...

Square trees, El Valle de Anton, Panama travel blog

Square trees

A travel blog entry by rays_travels

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    Rented a bike for half a day ($6) to get to two more sights.   The first was the square trees ($2).  On a trail through the woods, there are several species of trees.  The main attractions are the square trees (square at ...

Windy, El Valle de Anton, Panama travel blog

Windy

A travel blog entry by rays_travels

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... and I had to get out of it once in a while, but for the most part I was okay.  As soon as I returned to the heat in Panama City, I had to turn the AC on and that's where I picked up my sore throat.  The wind is cooler here, so It's not helping ...

Views of another valley, El Valle de Anton, Panama travel blog

Views of another valley

A travel blog entry by rays_travels

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        My foot is starting to feel pretty good so it was time for a hike.   My roomies and I headed out on the road coming into town: there are a couple of good views that you can't take pics of while riding.   At the ...

Square trees, El Valle de Anton, Panama travel blog

Square trees

A travel blog entry by mlc

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... into the back of the stationary bus. He died at the bus stop before the ambulance  arrived.  We spent our sole day in El Valle wandering around. We had hoped to be a little more direct but we got a bit lost as a result of using the map ...

Lost and.... Adventurous?, El Valle de Anton, Panama travel blog

Lost and.... Adventurous?

A travel blog entry by 13thlayer

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It is weird that I ended up in El Valle today considering the original destination and my history with never going to El Valle. I feel like it might be a story worth telling. If we are going to do that we must step back a week to actually tell the story. ...

A River Runs Through It, Rapidly, El Valle de Anton, Panama travel blog

A River Runs Through It, Rapidly

A travel blog entry by mis-aventuras

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... to death.   It all started out with a lovely little trip to a cooler town about an hour and a half from Panama City.  At first we were lulled into a sense of security and travel-happiness by a stop at a great cheese shop ...

Day 5:  Zoo and Zipline, El Valle de Anton, Panama travel blog

Day 5: Zoo and Zipline

A travel blog entry by wanderingfox

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We awoke to the excitement of meeting Neyra's sweet granddaughters on Friday morning.  The girls arrived before breakfast ready to meet our girls and hang out.  They had a holiday from school, so they were able to go with us to the zoo. Since ...

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