The Road Less Traveled in Panama City July 9th 2012 We have officially been on the road for one year! Since we had Mike down for the previous week and saw a flurry of sights, we decided to take the road less travelled. Tuesday morning we took a drive back to Colon on the Caribbean and then northwest to Fort Lorenzo. We originally intended to do this part of the trip when we went to Portobelo, but something happened to our car and we couldn’t go. ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Panama » Darién 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
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We quit our jobs in California and left for Mexico in July of 2011. We had no idea our travels would turn in to so much more! Originally, we decided to try travelling for six months and if it did not work out, we'd go home. We found that by staying in cities for a longer time, say one month, gave us the opportunity to not only experience the neighborhood, but to learn the histories of places we visit and experience the rhythm of local life.
We lived in four cities in Mexico in seven m... full info