(Bocas del Toro, Panama) I can't think of a better place to have some dental work done than in Bocas del Torro. I was staying across the Laguna at Bastimentos Islandand decided to have a dental check-up. Dr Wong found three cracked fillings and took care of them promptly. Dr Wong removed my old silver … Continue reading Bocas Dental Center (Bocas del Toro)
Casco Viejo, Panama City Location: Coming out of Hotel Colon take a left and go one block. Should see the sign on your left side looking down the hill. Cost: 75 cents to wash and 75 cents to dry. You have to fold the ropa yourself. If staying in the Casco Viejo area and you … Continue reading Lavamatico/ Laundry (Casco Viejo)
Cost: 8 US Dollars I guess since you came all the way to Panama you better go and see the locks, eh? It's big and it's bad! Check out the locks and the museum at Miraflora Locks. It's really convenient and gives you a good taste of part of the canal. Plus the building has … Continue reading Panama Canal (MiraFlores Locks)
If you are in Panama City, don't miss going to Casco Viejo. Lots of neat things to see there. The Panama Canal museum is there and lots of Colonial architecture. It's like taking a time machine back to the past. Not all of Casco Viejo is safe to walk around in, but there are plenty … Continue reading Casco Viejo (Panama City)
Getting there: From Chitre take mini van to Las Tablas, then catch another mini van to Pedasi. Takes about 1 1/2 hours for the whole trip. Pedasi is a neat town to go and visit. Not a whole lot to do there and perhaps that is a good reason to go. The two local beaches … Continue reading Pedasi (Panama)
Chitre, Panama If you like mud and lots of exploring, then maybe Playa El Aguillito is worth a visit. This is a migratory stop for thousands of birds. The small park at the entrance is not very impressive and the road going through the Sanctuary is lined with litter. But Playa El Aguillito serves its … Continue reading Playa El Aguillito (Chitre) (Birding Paradise)
Take it from these guys. Siesta time!