Tag Archives: Panama

The San Blas Islands

As I lay in the beanbag chair on the deck of the Wild Card I looked up at the mast that gracefully danced in front of the backdrop of the Milky Way.  The bow was pointed at the grayish yellow … Continue reading

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Photos of the real Panama

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Last weekend in Bocas

“If you are going to do something, do it right.” is a phrase that was drilled into my head when I was growing up.  Maybe it took thirty three years and coming to an island on the bottom of the … Continue reading

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Calypso Joe

The other night we were walking to dinner with Bob, the owner of our bed and breakfast, when we ran into an older black man.  He was walking in the opposite direction with a worn acoustic guitar.  Bob stopped and … Continue reading

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Bocas del Toro

Like many other parts of Panama, Bocas del Toro is a mixture of old and new, rich and poor, Panamanians and foreigners.  The cultural, economic and social waters of Panama have been churning for hundreds of years.  I am just … Continue reading

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Double scuba divers, sea aliens and accents

Yesterday morning we did our last two re-certification dives.  They were pretty similar to the first two dives with ten minutes of exercises followed by thirty minutes of exploration.  The first dive was at a the wreck of a barge that was … Continue reading

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