Category Archives: Panama

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Panama City

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(April 7 – written by Dave) We’ve enjoyed our time in Panama City.  It’s a pretty large city listed at 1.5 million people but honestly, there are so many tall buildings, the city feels much larger.  It almost seems more … Continue reading

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The Captain and the Canal de Panama

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(April 5 – written by Dave) Today we visited the Panama Canal but the post starts with my grandfather – known to family simply as “the Captain”. I didn’t know the Captain very well, as he passed away when I … Continue reading

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The riddle of the Darien Gap

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(April 3 – written by Dave) So, we’re in Panama City and looking to get on an airplane.  For long-time readers who know that our goal is the bottom of South America, this may not make much sense.  We are … Continue reading

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Panama City – Palmar Beach to Panama City (98k/13,556k)

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(April 1 – written by Dave) Wow, what a day!  We made it to Panama City.  Woohoo! Nancy mentioned yesterday that we were concerned about long weekend traffic coming back into the city and somehow getting over the Bridge of … Continue reading

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On the beach – Aguadulce to Palmar Beach (103k/13,458k)

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(March 31 – written by Nancy) Today was another transit day along the PanAm highway.  We were actually ready to roll this morning before it was quite light enough.  We changed time zones when we entered Panama so it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Thap, thap, thap, thap – Campamento La Buena Esperanza to Aguadulce (87k/13,355k)

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(March 30 – written by Nancy) We didn’t get quite the quiet, peaceful sleep we were hoping for last night.  Dave’s insistence on not putting the rainfly on meant that the nice bright moon in clear sky was like an … Continue reading

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Paco day – Las Lajas to Church camp (95/13,268k)

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(March 29 – written by Dave) Starting at the end of the day again today because that’s how we explain the name of the blog.  Paco is a 2 month old puppy at Campamento La Buena Esperanza where we are … Continue reading