Panama (Panama City and Bocas del Toro) July 23rd 2009 On Saturday we arrived on the mainland of Panama in Corti, from where it is another 2hrs 4WD-taxi-ride to Panama City.
Panama City is quite interesting. Especially the Old town has a very certain flair with all its run-down colonial buildings. The contrast to the historic part of the town is situated right on the other side of the bay with numerous skyscrapers shimmering in the water like the sky ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Panama With US backing, Panama seceded from Colombia in 1903 and promptly signed a treaty with the US allowing for the construction of a canal and US sovereignty over a strip of land on either side of the structure (the Panama Canal Zone). The Panama Canal ... ... read more
About me: I am a 26-year-old guy from Austria. Last year my very good friend Evelyne and I came up with one of the best ideas that could ever come into our mind. So that leaded to one of the most important decisions in my life: to go on an around-the-world trip. When I told Christian of this idea he liked it as well and decided spontaneously to join.
So I left Austria on the November 26th 2008 and went on to Asia. My trip which was supposed to start in Bangkok got its first spontaneous change at the very first day. As the international Airport in Bangkok was closed due to demonstrations my ... full info