Amazing Panama City! June 29th 2012 We have had a whirlwind of activity in our first 2 weeks in Panama City. After an easy drive down the Pan American highway from Boquete, Panama we arrived at our new house in Panama City. Actually our house is a 25 story condominium, our first high-rise on our journey so far. We live on the 18th floor and have a very nice 2 bedroom apartment with 2 bathrooms and all the amenities. Mike ... 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
In July of 2011, we made the decision to leave our comfortable jobs in Northern California to see the world. We weren’t sure where we were going to go or how long we would be gone, but we wanted an adventure and we knew we could find it if we looked carefully enough. We would travel slowly, staying in cities and towns for longer periods than most tourists have time for. Hopefully it would give us an opportunity to observe local life in a unique way.
We began our travels in Mexico and Central America. We drove over 30,000 miles of some of the roughest roads in Nor... full info