Rental cars are really cheap in Panama city. Something like $10 per day. But then they tack on $50 worth of car insurance. Mandatory car insurance. We ended up attempting to decline all insurance. It was a long and futile argument that ended with us paying for the expensive, mandatory low end insurance. The roads are quite […]
What an experience of a lifetime! After much planning and waiting, this is definitely one of those milestones in our lives that we will never forget. A one-way ticket of sorts. An exit from the Caribbean and the entry into the Pacific. A homecoming of sorts as we have spent most of our lives in the Pacific. […]
In this episode we have a grand old time getting around in Panama. We (possibly illegally) walk through the port of Colon to get the paperwork process started for transiting the Canal. We figure out how to catch schooling tuna and generally just enjoy the last couple of weeks on the Atlantic side of the […]
How can you possibly leave when the wind is up and kiteboarding is to be had? The shallow waters of the San Blas offer some of the best Kiteboarding in the entire Caribbean. Behind each barrier reef are vast sections of knee deep water. The perfect place to kite.
The fridges are looking rather empty. A few rotten carrots. Two eggs and some stale bread. The top-loading fridge is a deep cavernous hole. The beer & wine situation is dismal. What was once an entire guest cabin reasonably filled with beer & wine is now a vacuum. Today we provision; An entire day […]