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Visiting an Emberá Village in Panama

  Visiting an indigenous village is always fascinating and if you go to Panama City there are tours that will take you to an Emberá village. The Emberá people are tribes that live in the Panama rainforest and still keep … Continue reading

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Blogging When Traveling

One of the first things that you are told when you start a blog is that you need to create a standard blogging schedule. This is true for a couple of reasons. First it allows people to know when to … Continue reading

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Capturing Local Life in Egypt

One of the things that we do during our travels is to try and capture images of local life and not just photographs of historic sites that we see. We often take tours where we drive through various areas of … Continue reading

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Casco Viejo in Panama City

If you go to Panama City, it is important that you take time to visit Casco Viejo, which is the historic district in the city. Originally established in 1673 by the Spanish, it is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site … Continue reading

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Getting Up Close in Panama

When we travel, we almost always have two lenses for our camera with us. One that is a general, versatile, lens that can cover most photographs that we take of tourist sites that we visit. The other is a zoom … Continue reading

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Fort San Lorenzo in Panama

As far as historical points of interest within Panama, visiting Fort San Lorenzo is definitely a key site to visit. The Chagres River was a key method of transportation across the isthmus of Panama during the 1500’s as Spain used … Continue reading

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Monkey Island in Panama

One of the day tour options from Panama City is to visit what is called Monkey Island on Lake Gatun. Although it is referred to as a single island, it is really several islands, each with different monkey varieties. When … Continue reading

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The Food of Panama

During our time in Panama, we had the opportunity to visit several restaurants that purported to have authentic Panamanian food. Much of it was seafood that is caught locally, but there were other choices as well. If you want something … Continue reading

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A Week in Panama

We returned last night from our trip to Panama and it was definitely a wonderful experience. We will be providing specific details about the tours that we took and the sights that we saw. It is an interesting country in … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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