Travel Blogs from El Valle, 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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... 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 this point it is ...

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

5

... cooler 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 ...

Mud packs and beer multiplication tables, El Valle, Panama travel blog

Mud packs and beer multiplication tables

A travel blog entry by nancydeb

5

... of the relatively empty chicken bus and the lush green hills all around. Next we took a bus from David to the turn off to El Valle, our next stop. Then began the only awful  experience of our trip so far. The bus pulled over to the bus stop ...

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

5

Its cold wet and windy, but El Valle (The Valley) is amazing. It's a tiny town smack in the middle of a crater of an extinct volcano. The last eruption was around 3 million years ago, so I should be fairly safe for now. Let’s just hope it holds off ...

Mystical El Valle, El  Valle, Panama travel blog

Mystical El Valle

A travel blog entry by wavegirl77

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Fresh mountain air, rejuvenating mud baths and x-file like ...

Central Panama, El Valle de Anton, Panama travel blog

Central Panama

A travel blog entry by markandemma

7

... shop, 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, ...

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

... funds and labor from the community in 1927 and repaved in 1997. Because of its small size, and relative isolation from Panama City, El Valle is a stunning example of the cultural, environmental and culinary bounty of Old Panama. The flat terrain of the ...

Panama hats and golden frogs, El Valle, Panama travel blog

Panama hats and golden frogs

A travel blog entry by markandchar

For the past two days we've been exploring the local area of El Valle, a small but quaint town amidst the breezy green hills, just two hours West of Panama City. Frequented by the city people for its Sunday Market, which also draws in some ...

Mud Facials, Jungle Treks, and Beach Body Surfing!, El Valle, Panama travel blog

Mud Facials, Jungle Treks, and Beach Body Surfing!

A travel blog entry by flyindandelion

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... They are precious! You will love it!   Their journey started at 7. They went on a long drive (1 and a half hours) to el valle. Their timing couldn't have been better as there just happened to be a parade in the town! My kids have good luck traveling ...

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

El Valle de Antón

A travel blog entry by comeasyouare

14

... deal with locals or authenticity. Still the place holds it's charms and appeals even to a long term visitor such as myself. El Valle is a quaint little town of 9000 nestled in an active volcanic crater. This is also the only place where the ...

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

Mud, Mess, & Market

A travel blog entry by comeasyouare

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... town you can tell that you have stepped into a tourist destaination as everything is polished and Americanized. El Valle is about 3 hours from Panama city and a popular weekend escape for tourists. It´s attractions include Zip Lining, Hot springs, ...

Life in the Center of a Caldera, El Valle, Panama travel blog

Life in the Center of a Caldera

A travel blog entry by jdhermann

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... she was doing for her studies. So in Spanish, I helped answer her questions. My Spanish got a good work out on this trip. We have greatly enjoyed our time in El Valle but, tomorrow we travel to Panama City for a day before heading home to ...

El Valle, El Valle, Panama travel blog

El Valle

A travel blog entry by mikeandmary

6

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

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 ...

El Valle - Regenwald, El Valle, Panama travel blog

El Valle - Regenwald

A travel blog entry by haensi

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Wir sind mit dem Bus 2,5h in Richtung Pampa gefahren um uns den Regenwald von Panama anzusehen. Wir wollten mal wieder wandern und hatten dazu unser Zelt inkl. allem nötigen mitgeschleppt. Ein ansässiger Deutscher hat uns den Weg gewiesen, allerdings ...

el Valle, El Valle, ****, Panama travel blog

el Valle

A travel blog entry by roro

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El Valle, ****, Friday 23rd-26th February, 2007. No globalization Nothing could go wrong with this place after I had my evening meal on the Friday. We had found lovely accomodation and we decided to chance the restaurant adjacent for a bite to ...

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 ...

Panama: Coffee, Cowboys and American Retirees, El Valle, Panama travel blog

Panama: Coffee, Cowboys and American Retirees

A travel blog entry by swanning_around

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... Tamarind told his family that he had been abducted by aliens and now they were monitoring his every move? We have now moved to El Valle which is set in an ancient volcanic crater, reminiscent of Lanzarote but covered by forests. It is very beautiful and ...

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! ...

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. ...

Hitting the road, El Valle, Panama travel blog

Hitting the road

A travel blog entry by pkg

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... was empty and all the Panamanians had brought a picnic to eat on the beach. An hour's drive from here brings us to El Valle de Anton, a town in the middle of an extinct volcanic crater in the mountains. This has always been my favourite place in Panama ...

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 ...

El Valle, Panama, El Valle, Panama travel blog

El Valle, Panama

A travel blog entry by bigjohn

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... the group, or own your own without the roll calls, and meet them up at a later town which is neat. We arrived in El Valle, and its a sleepy little Panamanian town inside a Volcano crater, with not much to do but hike the surrounding mountains, oh and ...

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