Tag Archives: Panama City

Albrook, the Panama City Bus Station

Panama has a great bus system but it can be a bit intimidating especially at Albrook, the big bus terminal in Panama City. Maybe a few photos and tips will help. When you arrive at the bus station, probably the … Continue reading

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Residency! (and a good lawyer)

It’s official, we are now legal residents of Panama! We went to Panama City last Wednesday, spent a bit of time at immigration, and left with our official residency cards. I wrote a post about our application process HERE, which we did … Continue reading

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Traveling to the U.S.

We have returned to the U.S. to visit my daughters. The first part of this trip is the travel to Panama City. There are some options for accomplishing this. COPA is just about to start flights from Tocumen (the international … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Twist

Weekly Photo Challenge: Twist This week, share a photo of something that says “twist” to you. It might be that perfect ice cream cone, a yummy bit of liquorice, or something unexpected that surprised, shocked, or startled you. I didn’t have … Continue reading

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Panama City, Casco Viejo

On our recent trip to Panama City with my friend Holly, we had the pleasure of staying with Emma which was great because not only is she great company, she knows the interesting things to see in the city. I … Continue reading

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Panamá Viejo and the Historical Ruins

On Saturday in Panama City, we decided to visit Panama Viejo, the old part of the city, and we started with the ruins. It’s really interesting to be in a busy, modern city driving along a major road and seeing … Continue reading

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Panama City, Albrook Mall

When Holly and I arrived in Panama City, we had some extra time and went to Albrook Mall which is conveniently located next to the Albrook Bus Terminal. I heard it was a big mall but my goodness, it was HUGE! … Continue reading

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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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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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