Discovering the history and culture of Panama Day 11 June 8th 2019 After an early breakfast we toured the ship’s galley and said goodbye to the friendly crew and staff, then disembarked the Discovery to be rejoined with Roberto our jovial bus driver on Isla Amador. He drove us around Isla Amador passing the Smithsonian Tropical Institution on Isla Culebra where they have been measuring water accumulation in the region.
From there we found the ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Panama » Panamá » Panama City 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
I was bitten by the travel bug as a young child in 1960 at the airport in NY. I saw so many foreigners in their wonderful native attire and found myself wondering what their lives were like. Since then I have traveled across the US and around the world. I am an avid photographer and love to write so Travel Blog, here I come!... full info