And for a bonus point Dominican Republic

Today was the day I did goodbye to Panama and to Central America, I left the hotel early, caught a bus to Albrook, the main bus terminal.  I had read that you could get a bus which took you all the way to the airport (which is 40km outside the city) and to look out … Continue reading And for a bonus point Dominican Republic

Miraflores Locks, Panama Canal

I bit the bullet this morning and took a taxi, I knocked the driver down from his original asking price but it was still a lot more than taking a bus. A bus was an option but I would've had to take one all the way into the center and then one back out which … Continue reading Miraflores Locks, Panama Canal

Free ride in the back of a cop car

Don't worry I wasn't arrested, at least i wasn't really anyway but I'll come back to that in a minute. Having arrived in Panama City in the very early hours of the morning feeling quite tiered, as soon as the metro opened (at 0500) we went to leave the bus terminal but before we could … Continue reading Free ride in the back of a cop car

The last border

San Jose to Panama City is a 15 hour bus ride and as such requires suitable preparation. Wanting to rid myself of my last Colones (Costa Rican currency) I went to the same bakery as a couple of days ago and bought myself a selection of different pastries for breakfast and lunch, across the road … Continue reading The last border