I took a side trip from Panama city to Portobello and Isla Grande. Portobello is an old port town, nothing much special here expect for the forts which still remain well intack and the city itself is pretty. On down the road for about an hour you come to the place to take a boat over to Isla Grande. This place was paradise, especially after having been in the city for awhile. We got an awesome place right on the beach and went swimming right away. I love the Carribean!! So clear, so warm. I saw my first macaw in the wild, a blue and gold one here. Only spend a nite and 2 days here, but it was really great. Hiked up over the island which was really pretty. Less then a month till I am back, and I am getting so excited, hope to hear from you.
After traveling on the Great White mother for the millineum voyage on Semester at Sea I set a goal to travel to all 7 continents... after moving to Chile and traveling south I made it to Antarctica... number 7. Weddings brought me to the states for a year where I received my masters in education. I found a job in Honduras and got out of the states once again. Seems this travel bug is more than just a bug, but rather a lifestyle now. Can't wait to see what Central America has in store for me! I stole my traveling motto from a fellow I met along the way, "you never regret a swim," whether it'... full info