Tag Archives: Panama

New Travel Adventures

We have been on a cruise with limited (expensive) internet, so apologies to everyone I haven’t answered. I’ll be catching up over the next few days. There were no limitations on photo taking though so you have been warned. There … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life

Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life For this challenge, document the movement (or stillness) of a street: tell a story with your snapshot, capture a scene that reveals a bit about a place, or simply show us where you live — or … Continue reading

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Cabalgata – the Parade of Horses

I have never seen so many horses! Someone said there were 5000 horses and riders participating. The parade, or cabalgata, takes place every year on March 19th and people come from everywhere to participate. We have been seeing horses in … Continue reading

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Panama Canal Boat Trip

The Panama Canal is fascinating and I’d always wanted to take one of those boat trips up the canal. I found a good deal on a partial transit, so this was the basis of our plans to spend some time … Continue reading

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Hiking up Ancon Hill

Ancon Hill where we stayed in Panama City is a very interesting place with a lot of historical significance (read more about it HERE). It is also a nature preserve, and there is a good road that you can use … Continue reading

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Monkeys!

When we stayed at La Estancia, not only did we see lots of birds, a family of moneys were also frequent visitors. According to my research, they are Geoffroy’s tamarins, a small, furry, and lively monkey. We had such a … Continue reading

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Ancon Hill and La Estancia

We stayed at a great place in Panama City called La Estancia. It’s located on Ancon Hill in the Quarry Heights area, which was a quarry used in the construction of the canal. Later it was the headquarters for the … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflections

Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflections THIS WEEK, IN A POST CREATED SPECIFICALLY FOR THIS CHALLENGE, SHOW US AN IMAGE THAT SAYS REFLECTION. It could be a person who helps you see things clearly, a place you go to collect your thoughts, or an … Continue reading

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Gorgona, Panama

Gorgona is the next town up the beach, northeast of Coronado. I was curious to see what it was like, so when we learned of an open house and festivities for the opening of a new condo tower there, we … Continue reading

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A Surprise Treat – Great Italian Food in Coronado

Across from our hotel was a very pleasant looking little restaurant, Luna Rossa, so we decided to wander in for lunch. We never expected such a wonderful lunch! The management is from Florence, Italy, and I haven’t had such good … Continue reading

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