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  • El Valle

    Reading about a local artisan's market in El Valle de Anton, Panama, a few years back, I had the desire to visit the place. Opportunity showed up this October 2013, as I had a free week-end in Panama. Taking the public bus from the Albrook...
  • Panama Canal-Miraflores Locks

    There is not much to say about the Panama Canal, as everyone knows about it. After all, this is what the country of Panama is well known for. The Canal is what brings the big money to the country and thanks to it, Panama can afford to attract ...
  • Diablo Rojo-soon an extinct species?

    Each time I came to Panama City these old and colorful buses were very much a part of the city's picture. They are unique and for visitors they came to be a symbol for this country. Should we be sad or happy to see them gone? People her...
  • Bocas del Toro: Miha 2012

    My experience and story in Bocas del Toro does not have as much flavor and adventure as Mike's. I visited Bocas del Toro in the summer of 2012 and found a very well developed place, that I often compare to Key West, FL. My trip to Bocas del Toro w...
  • Bocas del Toro: Michael 1997

    Semana Santa, 1997. Holy week. I rolled into dusty little Sixaola at Costa Rica's southeastern border with Panama Wednesday afternoon on what I had known to be one but turned out to be two flat tires. Having already replaced one, roadside, with the o...
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