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[25 Feb 2009 | No Comment | ]

Days 282 to 293 – Wednesday 28th June to Sunday 9th July 2006
I arrived in Panama City in mid afternoon, and didn’t want to travel out to Penonome that same day so I checked in at Zuly’s, the hostel I stayed at back in February, and caught up with goings on in the World Cup, before heading to Penonome to see Yami the following morning.

Web Design »

[23 Feb 2009 | No Comment | ]
New home

I have created a new home for the blog about Latin America, to which I have added new ‘About‘, ‘Planning‘ and ‘Route‘ information pages, which summarise the whole blog and provide equipment lists and reviews. I will be adding the final chapters in the coming days, with trip conclusions to bring everything to a long overdue close.
There is also a link in the top right hand corner of the site entitled 2005/06 Latin America, which if you click on it will take you directly to the site.
All of this …

Web Design »

[18 Feb 2009 | No Comment | ]
Site Makeover

I am in the process of updating the site and making it look pretty as I think it needed a little tlc. Let me know your thoughts on the new layout.

Colombia, Featured, Panama »

[13 Feb 2009 | 3 Comments | ]
Panama & San Blas Islands

Days 265 to 281 – Sunday 11th to Tuesday 27th June 2006
I flew back to Panama, spent a week with Yami and returned to Cartagena. I then tried to go south to Medellin, but the buses were a little bit of a problem due to the FARC in the region, so I decided to take another route, via boat from Colombia back to Panama. The trips are organised regularly, and sailed whenever there were enough people on-board. I called the Captain of one boat, arranged my ticket, and as …