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Stories and Tips Panama City

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Photography Tour and Coaching in Casco Viejo

Written by Mandan Lynn on 24 Jun, 2013

I'm not sure if this tour is something that happens all the time, or if it was just for this weekend, but I found out about it online and thought it would be a great opportunity for us to check out Casco Viejo. My…Read More

Not Quite the Wildlife We Wanted to See

Written by Saphira on 15 Jan, 2010

So far the El Charco trail had been disappointing. The suspension bridge at the beginning of the trail at the Soberania National Park had been full of promise and potential. I felt like I was in one of those tropically themed sections…Read More

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Panama City-Free or Almost Free

Written by Saphira on 20 Jun, 2009

EMERALD MUSEUM Run by the country of Columbia, this former bank turned museum is located in Plaza Francia in the San Felipe section of the city. Though small, the museum is packed with information regarding how emeralds are formed, mined and turned into jewelry.…Read More

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Panama-The Driving Experience

Written by Saphira on 30 May, 2009

There is something about vacation that makes you less annoyed when people driving in front of you are moving slowly. Maybe you are just generally more relaxed or maybe it’s the different scenery. We were taking this laid back approach as we lingered…Read More

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Panama - Little Tips to Lessen the Surprises

Written by Saphira on 26 May, 2009

• The surest way to scream, "I’m a tourist!" is to wear shorts. Locals wear pants. If you are a girl Capri pants are fine. Lord Vader and I ended up really loving our cargo pants as they seemed to work best in the…Read More

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Panama City Eats-The Short List

Written by Saphira on 22 May, 2009

ALBERTO'S Located on the Amador Causeway in the Flamenco section, this Italian restaurant offers indoor and outdoor seating. I highly suggest the outdoor seating as it includes a refreshing breeze and interesting views of people…Read More

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Involvement Evolvement; Casco Viejo - a Photo Tour

Written by Jose Kevo on 14 May, 2007

For Optimum Viewing "No matter what you do, this year or in the next hundred,you will be dead forever." Gabriel García MárquezOnce bitten; twice shy. And the third time, just because. Gritty city streets that offend most people are like an irresistible obsession; enticements to my…Read More

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Devilish Escapades: Los Diablos Rojos

Written by Jose Kevo on 27 Nov, 2006

If you think howler monkeys in the surrounding hills can stir-up quite the commotion, they're nothing compared to what puts the rumble in the concrete jungle of Panamá City! Red Devils are the fiends reeking havoc through streets of the capitol; appropriately called Los Diablos…Read More

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Fear Factors of the Capitol

Written by Jose Kevo on 27 Nov, 2006

Arriving in Panamá City at 2:30am on Good Friday, the taxi whizzed through a maze of empty streets and red-light intersections with nothing to fear. Lucho was busy spouting instructions for reconnecting on Saturday, but was also reluctant to abandon me at a hotel he…Read More

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Dining in a dungeon at Las Bovedas

Written by wanderluster on 23 Dec, 2003

Reading up on Panama City prior to my trip I knew that I wanted to dine in this former dungeon–-built into a seawall along the Pacific Coast–-where prisoners once dangled from chains over rising waters, tempting hungry sea creatures who ripped into tasty morsels of…Read More

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