There are a few Italian restaurants in Casco Viejo which is the Old Quarter. This place is becoming gentrified, and expensive because, in part, of all the expats moving in and making the real estate too expensive for many Panamanians; like so many other places in this world.
Warm here, cold there December 25th 2011 Christmas in Panama! The shoppers are no less driven to find the best deal than anybody at home bac in the States. Stores are open for long hours; there is free christmas wrapping; there are all kinds of shiny things: new bikes, toys, tools, electronics. And the grocery stores have long lines and carts are full of rice, beans, meat, beer, wine. Many prices are pretty comparable to merchandise at h ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Panama » Chiriquí » Boquete 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