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Shopping

Posted on: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 in: Trip Logs

Big bunch of bananas? 75 cents Four imported apples? $1.00 10 juicy oranges? 50 cents Shopping for fruit in Panama City? Cheap We’re learning that there are deals to be had in Panama City, you just need to know where to find them. Taxis? Some see “gringo” and ask for top dollar. And once they […]

Travel by bus

Posted on: Saturday, September 26th, 2009 in: Cruising Notes

We’re getting really good at getting around the city via bus.  At just 25 cents per ride, you can’t beat it.  The other day we rode all over town and were only out $2 between the three of us.  (Kiera is small enough to get on for free).   Experiencing Panama City (any international city for […]

Lights. Please?

Posted on: Saturday, September 19th, 2009 in: Trip Logs

Returning to the boat in Panama was a true odyssey; one which make would make seasoned travelers proud. When I booked the tickets back in July I got, you could say, creative with our tickets. United Airlines doesn’t fly from Panama City (what? huge Central American location?) and only flies through an affiliate from San […]