Panama City Panama Skyline

Panama City Panama Skyline Panama City Panama skyline, an amazing view from Amador Peninsula, across the Panama Bay. I took this photo on January 1st 2012. Yes, we spend our New Year’s Eve and a few more days after in Panama City, Panama! 🙂 * Here is the postcard I sent to my friends, taken …

Colorful hiltop houses Guanajuato

Colorful hilltop buildings in Guanajuato Mexico There are a lot of colors in Guanajuato Mexico. Some even say that this is the most beautiful city in the country. I don’t know if it’s the most beautiful, but it is nevertheless on the top of the list 🙂 Colorful hilltop buildings in Guanajuato Mexico What makes …

Panama Canal Miraflores Locks

Panama Canal Miraflores Locks are the most popular of the three locks of this famous waterway. Miraflores point is also the most accessible by tourists coming from the city, like we did in 2012. What makes it even more popular is the visitors center and the restaurant. – a very busy place 🙂 When a …

Belize City Harbor Digital Paint

Belize City is an interesting place to visit in Central America. It is also the largest city of the country,  but not the capital. (the capital is Belmopan) The city is also the gateway to Ambergris Caye and other tropical islands in the Caribbean Sea. This is the reason why the harbor is so popular. …

guatemala craft vendor banner

The craft vendors in Panajachel Guatemala make the picturesque landscape around the Lake Atitlan even more attractive to the tourists and visitors. This is a peddler indigenous vendor carrying bundled handmade merchandise on her head. The craft vendors in Panajachel Guatemala are conspicuous You can see them and photograph them on the beach, along the …

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 on …

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 visible …

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 my …