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Friday’s Featured Food: Barbecue Lunch in Casco Antiguo, Panama City’s Old Town

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Today I warp myself back to a delicious lunch I enjoyed in Panama City’s Casco Antiguo – the Old Town. Friday’s Featured Food hasn’t yet had a meal from Central America so it’s time to put that right! Panama City’s …

Arrival in Panama City – First Time In Central America

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It’s just not possible even on long term travel trips to squeeze all the places in you want. I didn’t manage to make it to Central America properly, though did fly in and out of Panama City – got to …

In Between Colonialism and Commercialism: Panama City

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Panama City in its dramatic confusion manages to juggle lots of things at the same time. You could divide the city into 3 main parts for a tourist and you’d get a slight inkling as to what happens here. The …

Backpacking in Panama: Touring Casco Antiguo, Panama City’s Old Town

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Casco Antiguo (Panama’s Old Town) hits you like a hot, sweaty kickabout down the park. It’s not in an easy or obvious location either. But it had to be seen. My first glimpse of The Old Town was from the …

Backpacking in Ecuador: Quitting Quito

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I was on a money saver. Only the way I do. I’d gladly spend a few quid on dinner and beers yet neglect a bed for a night’s sleep. So that’s what my last night in Quito was all about. …

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Another Guinness, Another Cancelled Flight…in Panama

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My departure from Panama City was a pleasant one, despite a series of dramas inside the walls of its Tocumen International Airport. The day had been kind to me. I had met a great Brazilian guy called Eduardo and we toured …

Miraflores Locks, Canal de Panama: Believe Your Eyes

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Apparently it’s one of the seven human made wonders of the world. And it would actually be ridiculous to go all the way to Panama and not see it. So bang I was there. It was my first ever venture …