Travel Blogs from Panama City, Panama

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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 ...

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 im 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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... and made me very very happy.  Sad for Louise, she was only going a few hours and I left her half way between David and Panama city – just left her at the one and only stop the bus makes on that route – she headed south for her last week ...

Weve made it to Panama, Panama City, Panama travel blog

Weve made it to Panama

A travel blog entry by andrewandjacque

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We made it to Panama City last night, after a few delays. Our plane trips took us across the US, into every time zone, before leaving. There was a chance our plane would get diverted to Ontario instead of LA, and Andrew scored a free bottle of wine for ...

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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... a night and I'm very grateful to them for agreeing to take me in and for their son Alex 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 ...

Reaquainting with Panama City, Panama City, Panama travel blog

Reaquainting with Panama City

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... and I work as mediators..when I work.... and she had decided to come to Panama when she saw a seat sale, direct from Calgary to Panama City for $199 return.  She had booked a couple of months to stay for a month. When she signed on to print her ...

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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... due to the Canal which disects the country just south of the city. We have visited most of the sites in and around Panama City: Panama Viejo - The ruins of the first settlement of Panama City. Not much to see here, as they really are ruins with not ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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... longer except for the fact we had booked a flight to leave the following morning. After only a few hours sleep we caught a flight from Panama City to Puerto Obaldia (1hr/$50). Again it was a small plane, only 20 seats and along the way we stopped at 2 ...

More exploring...., Panama City, Panama travel blog

More exploring....

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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After the canal and in the following few days, I visited Casco Viejo, Panama Viejo - Panama City`s original location before pirate Henry Morgan burned it down - and also National park Metropolitano. This entry is just to separate these pix from the Canal ...

The Panama Canal, Panama City, Panama travel blog

The Panama Canal

A travel blog entry by sharadnsusan

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... signals. We somehow managed to communicate and we headed off to see the sights. First we stopped in the older part of Panama City, and visited some churches, and the memorial park for the Canal. After lunch, where we practiced our Spanish with Oliver ...

Enter Panama City, Panama City, Panama travel blog

Enter Panama City

A travel blog entry by martinandheike

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... the meal and seat you want but dont let you reconfirm on-line and list phone numbers that dont exsist) Panama is a more developed city in it{s overall apearance and resembles a north american town very much. Its a real hub of activity, the ...

Wow, that's a big drainage., Panama City, Panama travel blog

Wow, that's a big drainage.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... route. Anyway, none of them are known to be great cities, although I am sure they all got their extremely well hidden charm. Panama City however, is one of those exotic sounding places. A city I really want to see, and not just because of the Panama ...

Goodbye Central America, Panama City, Panama travel blog

Goodbye Central America

A travel blog entry by tom_hollie_2010

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... freezing coach journey (they have advertised pay $23 for a ticket and get pneumonia for free!) from Bocas del Toro we reached Panama City at 5am. Our day in Panama was spent walking around the city. This is the first Central American capital where we ...

Hello National Hospital - Panama City, Panama City, Panama travel blog

Hello National Hospital - Panama City

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... the promised date and time and we felt a little helpless being in another country from our bikes. We had booked a trip to Cuba from Panama, which we had to defer, as we were not prepared to leave the bikes at the airport,  should they arrive while we ...

Panama City, Panama City, Panama travel blog

Panama City

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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Portabello to Panama ...

Panama City, Panama City, Panama travel blog

Panama City

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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... having internet/travelpod probs! Hopefully thanks to the helpful guys in the forums here this will save! So, we are in Panama City - arrived yesterday. Today we went and visited the spectacular canal, tommorow we are heading to Casco Antiguo and then ...

Panama Cty and Isla Contadora, Panama City, Panama travel blog

Panama Cty and Isla Contadora

A travel blog entry by donstump1

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... , so there was a lot of running. We have made all our flights but recognize there is no such thing as casual traveling. Panama City is bustling and very western. It is great being amongst a new culture and the fun of figuring out ...

There's always a hic-up at the end, Panama City, Panama travel blog

There's always a hic-up at the end

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... . He took us to the old city of Panama where we went into the most beautiful church in the poorest and most dangerous neighbourhood in Panama City. Pedro had to give money to a local man, to guard the van while we were inside the church. We also saw the ...

Panama City Tour, Panama City, Panama travel blog

Panama City Tour

A travel blog entry by donstump1

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... the realtor too. It doesnt sound like a very good way to earn a living. Much of the real estate available here in Panama City are old US housing from the Panama Canal occupation, so most people buy them and remodel the "military look" into something ...

No road through Darien Gap, Panama City, Panama travel blog

No road through Darien Gap

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... rise buildings along the corridor also. (The soil is taken from the digging of a new canal currently under construction). Panama City is a thriving metropolis and we’ve been enjoying getting around this beautiful place. The shopping centers are ...

Howler Monkeys and a Man Named Jerry, Bastimentos, Panama travel blog

Howler Monkeys and a Man Named Jerry

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... and I had slipped and slid up and down hills of mud to get to the beach. We were on the island of Bastimentos, Panama, a small island with a sleepy fishing village on its point. A fishing village with no fisherman. No boats go out in the morning. None ...

Calm down......  Deep breaths!, Panama City, Panama travel blog

Calm down...... Deep breaths!

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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4.3.10 Honestly, you wouldn't know what to believe. I rang the Panamanian company, which was handling the incoming motorbikes, at one in the afternoon, as instructed the previous day, hoping to be told that the bikes were fumigated, checked out by ...

Dogshit for toothpaste.., Panama, Panama travel blog

Dogshit for toothpaste..

A travel blog entry by kris

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... had used to brush her teeth with that day in my mouth. I had to think what her morning breath must be like. I was last in Panama in January after my Visa card debacle in Cuba so had little interest in going out and about so just passed time till my flight ...

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