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After leaving Lima we flew to the ancient Incan capital city of Cusco. Most of what the Incans built was razed by the Conquistadors and replaced with spanish-style buildings. As…

A visit to Huaca Pucllana

Located right in the center of the Miraflores neighborhood of Lima and only a few blocks from our apartment, are the ruins of an 1,800 year-old precolumbian pyramid. Until 1981…

On to Lima

After the heat and humidity of Panama City we flew south through Bogota to the capital of Peru. A metropolis of over eight million people, the city sits right on…

Some leftover iPhone pictures

As sad as we were to leave Panama, we were ready to move on to Peru. To close out the record of our visit to the southern tip of Central…

A walk to the San Francisco neighborhood

One morning we started a long walk across the shore of the Bay of Panama to visit the ritzy high rise neighborhood of San Francisco. While the buildings are certainly…

A hike around El Valle

On Sunday we took our second trip outside of town and accompanied Kevin from Barefoot Panama¬†on a trip to El Valle de Anton, a small village inside of an extinct…

Punta Culebra and the Panama Canal

On Saturday the 12th we did a day tour through part of the city near the cruise ship terminal where the Smithsonian manages a wildlife reserve. The area was once…

Walking along the Cinta Costera

After a full day of rest and doing next to nothing, we decided to head out for a long walk on a hot day. Panama City’s new waterfront park is called the Cinta Costera.

Walking through Casco Viejo

After a full day where we caught up on our sleep, we wandered out into the streets of our hotel’s neighborhood, Casco Viejo. The area is the second oldest part…

Day 1!

We landed in Panama after connecting via a red-eye flight through Miami. It’s plenty hot here. Our hotel has air conditioning in the individual rooms, but the halls are only…