Las Huacas Hotel And Suites
Travel Blogs from Panama City
... of the possible presence of crocodiles"sign and less then 5 minutes after walking away from the sign, we saw 3 crocodiles!! Haha, that was close. Wild crocodiles??!! At the rate I am going though for odd encounters and near death experiences, I doubt any of my friends or family would be surprised if I were eaten by crocodile. Actually I am quite certain majority expect it!
We arrived in Panama City very early in the morning and had to wait in the bus station before we could take a taxi to our hostel and check in. Almost as soon as we did, Sarah started to feel unwell and went downhill fast. Remember that quick, expensive burger I mentioned…? So our first day in possibly Central America's most cosmopolitan city was spent dashing between our room and the shared bathroom. At least the ...
... and some impromptu fire works from some rich Panamanian, we stumbled back.
The next morning, time for walkies... We decided to visit Parque Natural Metropolitano de Panama. A surprising quite large park just a $US5 (should have been 3, but we couldn't be bothered arguing over $2) cab ride from our hotel. We had read mixed reviews, but figured that we would visit anyway, as we quite like to wander about in parks, enjoying the fauna and flora. This park is beautiful, with ...
... destinations, but when we went to them, they were all about where the best shops were, and what to buy – nothing about any of the sights, background or history. Dianne went to a scrapbooking class just to see what it was about, and all they did was try to sell you a scrapbooking kit for the cruise, and photos to go with it. There was no learning, or information imparted, just another attempt to sell you something. Other “hard sell” sessions ...
... and it performed flawlessly. The engine always started easily no matter how hot, always stayed cool in flight (if you gave it enough gas and kept the cowl flaps open), everything worked, and it will haul anything. Not very fast, I’ll say (110 knots), but hey, it’s a survey mission. Between the Garmin 430, the Garmin 496 and the engine monitor I was never lacking the information I needed in the plane, even without some good VFR ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service