Category Archives: Panama

Crossing the Darien Gap

Crossing the Darien Gap

The infamous Darien gap is one of the most notorious stretches of land in all of Latin America. Only the most foolhardy of travelers have attempted to cross over from Panama to Colombia on land and as brave as I thought I was I had no desire in doing so. This part of the world… Continue Reading

Diving Debacle in Bocas Del Toro Panama

Diving Debacle in Bocas Del Toro Panama

Background on my Bocas Del Toro Trip I’ve tried several times to write about my Scuba Diving classes in Bocas Del Toro.  To be honest, the reason I haven’t shared it yet is because even now, about six months later, it still pisses me off a bit.  But it’s a story worth telling and I… Continue Reading

Pasa Canoas and Frontera: Costa Rica to Panama

Pasa Canoas and Frontera: Costa Rica to Panama

Pasa Canoas is The Frontera! You may find them listed differently on different maps or even on different zoom levels of digital maps.  Rest assured, they are the same place.  Here I have an image where they were listed as both on the same zoom level on Google Maps.  When I zoomed in further, it… Continue Reading

Beachfront bars in Bocas Del Toro

Beachfront bars in Bocas Del Toro

I’m not going to go into a lot of detail here.  Being able to watch the fish several feet under water while having a drink and listening to music was nice.  I found myself many times more interested in watching the fish than what was going on at the bar.  And if you happen to… Continue Reading

School Children Protesting in David, Panama

School Children Protesting in David, Panama

One of the things that I enjoy most in small town Latin America is the evening music.  Nearly everywhere I go, the local school band will gather after class to practice right in the middle of the town.  Aside from wondering how American children would ever survive without dedicated facilities… and how many snobby American… Continue Reading