Panama-July 20012

Panama City (Central America, not Florida)


Colonial ruins near downtown Panama City

Casco Viejo (Panama City)

Panama Canal

Summit Botanical Gardens (and zoo)

Barro Colorado (Smithsonian's private research island)

Isla Taboga (tropical paradise just offshore of Panama City)

Isla Boca Brava and Gulf of Chirriqui

Boquete (the new "Costa Rica" for crusty old American whities looking to retire on the cheap)

Cerro Punta and Amistad National Park

Bocas del Toro-Panamanian Caribbean

Isla Bastimentos (I recall having one of my best meals in the country in one of those palapa huts)

Boca del Drago-another day in paradise