Panama Center Apartments
Travel Blogs from Panama City
... in our hearts. It was difficult to leave tonight because friendships were formed and bonds were beginning to be stronger, but we have our home to go to as well. We came here to serve alongside of them, and then to go home and serve our community and alongside our church.
To end the day quite nicely, the people that we have met here in Panama, loved, and worked alongside have become our family that we know and love. Ellos son nuestra familia en Cristo. They are ...
The bus took us down through the Amador causeway with great views back into the city and across to the Bridge of Americas spanning the Panama Canal. We also went passed the Biomuseum, a very colourful building designed by Frank Gerhy. He also designed the Guggenheim Museum and the Disney Concert Hall.
Next on the tour, was to drive past Casco Viejo, the 'old town' and the fish market. We'll come back another day to explore them. ...
... between it and the highway, with smashed mangos all over the ground in various stages of rot. In one tree rested a long pole that leaned into the branches, and we realized the use for this when a man stopped his truck on the highway, crossed the road and headed straight for the pole to give it a little shake. Two mangos dropped, he picked them up, went back to his truck with them, and drove off. After lunch, we got one for ourselves, which we ate later at a bus shelter ...
... We settled in an anonymous hostel in the old town and we went for dinner with our traveling companions at a place called Cafe Coca Cola, which someone says was the place where Fidel Castro and Che Guevara planned their invasion of Cuba; I don’t know if the legend is true, but I found it a bit weird that they chose a restaurant with that name.
The next day we strolled around Casco Viejo, the interesting and picturesque old town full of dilapidated buildings ...
... a hodge podge of colors, styles, wigs, and...blackface. So in America, blackface has a very specific and negative history recalling a time when white people used blackface to portray the very worst caricatures about black people. So I have to say it was a little jarring at first to see many men, young and old, ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed