Bucket List 196: Panama!

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Country 26/196: Panama. The start of a new expedition led me to Panama, where my backpacking adventure through Central America began. From a capital city akin to Miami, all roads lead to beautiful wilderness, where jungles and waterfalls still rule the landscape. If you manage to escape the clutches of the forests and make it to the coast, you will be treated to some of the most paradisiacal islands this side of the Shetlands. Rules for Panama: don’t get distracted by the canal and never look a sloth in the eye.

The Road Travelled

Tales From Panama

Drop it like a Sloth

October 26th, 2018 Jack Noah Rees Last week, I navigated native tribes and dicey rides on my way to a sopping good time in the Chiriquí mountains. Kiki Waterfall left her aqueous mark before I reached the island of poison dart frogs to the north. This week, I entered my second nation, as I went sloth-searching through the Costa Rican jungle…

A Fish out of Water

October 20th, 2018 Jack Noah Rees Last week, I began my Central American journey in the surprising metropolis of Panama City. An amalgamation of colonial buildings, towering skyscrapers, urban parks and (of course) that damn canal. This week, I make my way west towards the mountain region of Chiriquí – in an attempt to summit its largest treasure (no, not Miss…

Route Canal

October 9th, 2018 Jack Noah Rees Welcome curious souls to yet another one of my rambling journals. Over the next ten weeks, I hope to keep you satisfactorily entertained with tales from splendid Central America – all the way from Panama City to Mexico. A journey of over eight thousand kilometres and comprising hundreds of active volcanoes, dense jungles, countless Mayan…




Country: 26/196     Visited: Autumn ’18


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