Panamanian Independance - El Dia de los Patrios November 30th 2015 Dia de los Patrios
In 1538 the Spanish invaders did not control much of Panama. This was due to the resistance of "Los Indios de Guerra" (War Indians), who refused to be missionized, conquered, or enslaved. On November 10, 1882 the residents of Azuero declaired their independance from Spain without the backing of the central govenment in Panama City. The Grito de La Villa de Los Sant ... 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
After living in Florida most of my life, I decided it was time for a life change. I had always enjoyed going to see all of the natural wonders where I lived. I spent a great deal of time at these sites. After becoming a member and graduate of ITWPA, I had some initial success publishing travel writing and photography. A previous trip to Jamaica helped as well.
Beaches, mountains, rivers, or any other natural feature of my surroundings, inspires me to document any unique, and beautiful place I encounter. I did not become "international" until I landed in Panama. Here I f... full info