Heading to Panama

Later today, we are going to start our trip to Panama City, Panama. We have a couple of trips planned as well as plenty of time on our own. Obviously, we’ve been to South America, but this is our first trip to Central America and are excited to see things such as the locks at the canal. We are taking a boat trip that goes from the Caribbean Ocean to the Pacific and back again, with excursions into the jungle along the way. We also have plans to visit an indigenous village and hope to spend more time watching for birds, monkeys, sloths, etc.


Spider Monkeys


Colorful Wire-Tailed Manakin in Ecuador

We have done some homework on Panama City and are looking forward to see Casco Viejo, which is the city’s old town area with many restaurants, churches, and cathedral. It is still the rainy season, although nearing the end, so we are anticipating some wet weather while we are there, but as we’ve said to our friends, it wouldn’t be a rain forest if there wasn’t any rain. Hopefully we’ll come home with many interesting stories to share.


Bat Falcon in Ecuador


Scarlet Macaws in Ecuador


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7 Responses to Heading to Panama

  1. olehippies says:

    Sounds like a lot of fun. They say it is a good place for expats to move.

  2. LTodd says:

    Have a great trip.

  3. thebeerwanderer says:


  4. James Weldon says:

    I am so excited to hear more on your Panamanian adventure. I have even there twice and we are planning two more trips there for 2019. Stay safe and have fun!!!!

  5. jasonlikestotravel says:

    Exciting! I’m looking forward to reading more about the trip πŸ™‚

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