Hotel Residencial Cibeles
Travel Blogs from Panama City
... Afterward, we all piled in the back of Roy's truck and went to a little town as a group to shoot some pool. We had some beers, then came back, made a bonfire, played guitar and sand songs under the moon.
Peter got me up early for once, usually I am first up. We caught a ride in the back of another truck to get some supplies and meat. Met some more great people at our place including a young woman who lived in Durango Colorado and was moving to Boston. So great and fun to be ...
... br> Vilarico Volcano! All three were for me things I didn't think I could
actually achieve and so have imense emotions attached
C.Most difficult question, impossible to pick just one.
10. Anything you would rather forget?
A.Anything I can think of, for example an overnight bus from
Sucre to Samiapata, at the time not very enjoyable but now held dear as
these things are what make the trip.
... then have breakfast ready for our tussle with Panama City's rush hour. I have read many comments about the traffic congestion as a result of all the public works projects taking place - new roads, roundabouts, flyovers as well as the tunnels for the new metro system - a little like the "big dig" was in Boston 10 or more years ago.
In fact it is not so bad, at least the GPS knows where we are even if we can't always take the route it suggests. Casco Viejo has every road being dug ...
... Needless to say we did go away for the weekend.
On Sunday, Dan and I meet Vera for brunch. We went to a cute cafe called crepes and waffles! It was so good.
After bribing, Dan with a case of beer, I finally got him to take me on a hike! There is a national park just 15 minutes outsides the city. It about a 45 min hike in total. We stopped at the viewing point to chill and take in the view of the city.
On the way back into the city, ...
... were eager to meet us and they were amazing and easy going. It was a great experience for us to communicate and gesture with them. They explained some of their life stories, which were heart-touching. For example, a deaf woman rejected her own mother because she refused to learn how to sign to communicate with her. We also shared our cultures and how we live in ...