Monthly Archives: January 2016

Food Tour and more of Casco Viejo

Yesterday we returned to the BioMuseo for a longer visit and throughly enjoyed the morning, the building is beautifully designed by Frank Gehry but yet unfinished, once complete it will house two aquariums each featuring the sealife of the Pacific … Continue reading

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Time for some TLC

Our last four days in Panama City before we head off to Havana, Cuba. We are treating ourselves to a luxury hotel where I will take some time to do some hair touch up, a pedicure and sleep-in a little … Continue reading

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Our last day with Intrepid Group

Here we are with our group celebrating our final day. Our Intrepid trips are always best remembered for the amazing people we meet and bond with, however fleeting it might be, for me all the gorgeous sights in the world … Continue reading

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Valle de Anton

  Off the beaten path just before heading to the big city.        I know my mom will enjoy seeing these ‘verduras’.       A short tour of Piedra Pintada. Interesting petroglyphs.       Next stop Panama City!

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More of Panama

I wanted to share more of the Festival de Flores from last night. This is a very big event for the locals, attracting people from all over the ‘país’ for ten days! Many performances from young dance troops  and a … Continue reading

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Panama

Wandering requires stepping out into the world, trusting it has something good in store. Travel requires trust in people and in the unknown and, for me, in my God. Mike and I would rarely allow fear to dictate our choices … Continue reading

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Crossing the Border 

Our guide had forewarned us of difficulties crossing the border into Panama, strict officials, lots of questions, checking and rechecking details and luggage before granting passage, but nothing prepared us for the reality. While  most of the group pass through … Continue reading

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Down the River

Today our group is divided! About half of us will kayak down the Sierpe River, while the other half will float down on a shaded pontoon. Can you guess which group I am in? It is hot, humid but another … Continue reading

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Rain Forest

The Esquinas Lodge is located deep in the forest, miles from anywhere. It is quaint, simple and somewhat primitive but just to our liking. Our first adventure starts out with a walk 2 miles into the rain forest to take … Continue reading

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Trogon Lodge

Another surprise while traveling to Los Santos Forest Reserve was this female sloth crossing the road, while not exciting for my first video, this was a curious sight: Our destination was down about three miles, deep in a lush, green … Continue reading

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