Blog posts related to Panama


Mind the gap!

The Pan-American highway is a road, or more precisely a series of roads, that winds its way through North, Central and South America. Looking at a map you’d reasonably expect to be able to ride from Alaska where we started our journey all the way to the tip of South America some 30,000 miles away […]

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Panama – so much more than a canal

I think if you were to ask most people what they know about Panama they would mention the canal and maybe the recent scandal surrounding the financial industry. To be honest, this would probably be as much as I could tell you about the country before we arrived.   We consider ourselves to be more […]

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Border Crossing Sixaola (Costa Rica) to Guabito (Panama)

We made this border crossing on 30th August 2016 arriving on the CR side at 11:50 (yes it was bloody hot) and leaving Guabito at 13:25 for a total time of 1 hour and 35 minutes. The report below details our experience at this border crossing. There were no “helpers” at either side of the border […]

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Actual route through Panama