Category Archives: Panama

Sailing on the good ship Sacanagem from Panama to Cartagena

21-26 July: The boat ride from Panama to Cartagena has become something of a backpackers’ rite of passage in recent years. With the land route through Darien province to Colombia a roadless, jungle wilderness infamous for drug trafficking and general … Continue reading

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Panama City: canal boats, hats and wandering through the old city

There are two main things for which Panama is famous the world over: the hats and the canal. Although there are fascinating websites all about Panama hats, I have chosen canal facts over hat facts to share with y’all. At … Continue reading

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Top gear to Panama City

13th – 16th July: After days dawdling along the dirt roads of the Nicoya Peninsula we made a radical plan, kicked into action and 48hrs passed by in a flurry of activity. Kon Tiki Lodge between legendary surfing spots Playas … Continue reading

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