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Travel Blogs from Panama City
We jumped on a flight in Guatemala City and flew to Panama City. We wanted to fly down to Buenos Aires in Argentina and at the time of booking our flights Panama were running a promotion to try entice tourists so it meant we got to stop off in Panama at practically no extra cost, so we decided to spend a week there. A wee fact to take away, Panama Hats are not originally from Panama. I know?! They are actually from Ecuador and were shipped to Panama for ...
... with people, less introversion; more outdoor exercise, less thinking about home.) I think the choice to do three months has been really good for me--it has given me more than enough time to see the sites and get a vibe for the place, but not so much time that I am getting too comfortable and not challenging myself. Thanks for the good times Panama!
Other fun facts that I ...
2) People here drive like absolute maniacs. And I say this as a person who basically embodies aggressive driving in the States. I am from Jersey after all. But even on my worst day, I have NOTHING on a Panamanian behind the wheel. Every single time I am in a cab, I pray and I pray hard. Pedestrians have no rights or right of way, and the rule of law is get in where you fit in. I have absolutely no idea why the top story on the news ...
... peppers. Jenny and Kathy were feeling adventurous so two servings of Ceviche were ordered along with a fried and grilled "corvina" which is sea bass to you and me. Each dish came with traditional patacones and coconut rice, it was some feed! As it was our last night in Central America we stopped for a "cerveza" or two after dinner before we turned in for the evening.
Day 47 - Friday 14th February
It was officially our last day in Central ...
1.5/5 Overall Experience
I've decided to rate each country and share my learnings. Keep in mind this is only one person's opinion.
If I could do Panama again - I would fly in, spend a day on the city tour bus - hop off for 1 hour at Ancon Hill (hike quickly, no dawdling or you won't make it back to the bus), hop off for 2 hours at Mira ...