The San Blas vs. Pearl Islands I have been running tours for a long time and I find that the hardest question to answer is a basic one and one that I hear a LOT, ‘what should we do?’ This blog is to help people answer that question themselves when it comes to 2 of […]
Independence Month Preparing for a November in Panama, you might want to write this down.. There are 5, yes 5, days celebrating Pah-nah-MAH in the month of November. 5 National Holidays, 5 extra days off work, 5 days where banks are closed, 5 days where public offices are closed. Panamanians love a celebration and November […]
El Valley de Anton is a small mountain town nested in a dormant volcano crater about 2 hours from Panama City. El Valle is home to the Nispero Zoo and the rare golden frog as well as many other attractions. El Nispero Zoo is located on the outskirts of El Valle in the shadows of […]
Molas are colourful panels sewn by the women of the Kuna Indian tribe, who reside here in Panama. Molas are part of traditional costumes worn by Kuna women, four mola panels are formed into the front and back panels of a blouse. In Dulegaya, the Kuna’s native language, “mola” means “shirt” or “clothing”. Traditionally molas […]
It is easy to get to. Panama is a crossroads between the Americas and almost every major airline fly’s here. It is only 2.5 hours from Miami and 4 from Houston and with more and more flights to coming to Panama every year. The tourist visa is now included in the price of your flight. […]
This story was written by a former customer of Barefoot Panama. My most recent trip in Panama was one of the memorable trips I have ever taken. We started with a well planned city tour on Sunday, first stop, the Miraflores Locks on the Panama Canal. We watched ships pass through the locks from the […]
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