Flying a dog to Ecuador

By | July 5th, 2016|Categories: dog, Ecuador, Panama, travel|Tags: , , , , , , |

We had an early rise and shine on travel day in Hostel Siriri, PTY.  Sent off a call to our taxi guy, Rolando, who drove me to exchange the crate two days before, to pick [...]

Concrete Jungle

By | July 3rd, 2016|Categories: Panama, travel|Tags: , , , |

We overstayed Panama roughly with 30 days. It was an interesting time period with lots of sweat and nerves, filled with paperwork and uncertainty. With all that there was plenty to lay the camera lens [...]


By | July 1st, 2016|Categories: Panama, travel|Tags: , , |

Panama means the end of the North American continent. There are two Americas, North and South, Central America is not a continent, it's a geopolitical division. Panama can be frustrating and it turned out to [...]

That vehicle shipping thing

By | June 30th, 2016|Categories: Panama|Tags: , , |

** UPDATE ** Based on other travellers experience NYK is not accepting tourist vehicles anymore unless the vehicle is completely empty at shipping.  The major overlander story coming out from Panama is usually regarding to [...]

Panama Canal Railway

By | June 29th, 2016|Categories: Panama, travel|Tags: , , |

Panama seems to be about two things, the Canal and the Banks these days. But its said that the Canal would have not been possible to build without the Panama Railway, which played a major [...]

Colonial Panama

By | June 26th, 2016|Categories: Panama, travel|Tags: , |

The best place to experience the colonial Panama is in the old town called Casco Antigo or Casco Viejo. It is the oldest part of town inhabited today. It's neighbouring the slums of El Chorillo, [...]

Back to Boquete

By | June 20th, 2016|Categories: Panama, travel|Tags: , , , |

It was time to return to Panama City and book our ride, well Big White's ride to another continent. Back to the NYK office, Norton Lilly and started the booking process again. Everything flows slowly [...]

Coco Art

By | June 17th, 2016|Categories: Panama|Tags: , , |

On the way back from Portobelo we stopped by a place called Coco Art, ran by Luis a Colombian artist/diver. He brings up stuff from the bottom of the bay from shipwrecks and sells them [...]


By | June 16th, 2016|Categories: Panama, travel|Tags: , , , , |

On the way back from Shelter Bay to Colon we discovered that you can cross through a ferry service, free of charge and much faster than the road through the Gatun locks. Then the road [...]

Shelter Bay

By | June 14th, 2016|Categories: Panama, travel|Tags: , , , |

From the slums of Colon we drove to Shelter Bay (Chelter Bay how the locals call it). The drive goes by the Gatun locks, crossing the Canal after some waiting time below the actual locks [...]