Panama City April 17th 2012 A combination of a cheap flight and a lifelong desire to see the Panama Canal resulted in us heading down to Panama City for our spring break.
As Shauna wanted to relax at the beginning of the trip, we booked the first three days in at Coconut Lodge, which was just outside of the city. I was worried about the location, as it wasn't close to really anything. At least this way, I would have t ... read more
In my late twenties, I decided that I wanted to see the world, but I didn't want to make it too easy, so I decided to do it on a bike. I had taken up cycling seriously a few years prior.
In 1989-90, I cycled around the world, where I visited 5 continents, 22 countries, and logged 22,000 km. I thought that would take the travel bug out of me -- not a chance. I have been cycling in different parts of the world nearly every year since.
The one thing has been consistent with my trips has been the developing world. The colour, hospitality, food, and culture (in no ... full info