Kuna vendors hiding from the sun in Casco Viejo, Panama

We were surprised to see the Kuna vendors hiding from the sun in Casco Viejo  (Spanish for Old Quarter) Panama. If they were not used to the hot Panama sun, nobody was… A little awkward we thought. It was a hot day in January, but totally acceptable for tourists and people from outside the country. Walking a little farther …

Bocas del Toro Caribbean Art Gallery

Bocas del Toro Caribbean Art I took this photo of the colorful Caribbean art kiosk, from the Gran Hotel Bahia, where we were staying, right across the main street. My eyes were attracted by all the colors and items displayed there: masks, rugs, tapestries, paintings, scarfs and other wearable items, and everything else that was …

If the doors could talk - Casco Viejo Panama

Casco Viejo Panama (also called Casco Antiguo – Old Quarter in Spanish) is full of history. Some of its doors, windows and walls are as old as 300 years – They all have some interesting stories to tell, which I hope will not disappear too soon. This archaic colonial building with its old doors and balconies attracted …