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Tagged With: Panama

long story, short

April 22, 2013 As we area getting ready to make our leap across the Pacific Ocean, for the time being, here is the short story of our past month. March 4 – 14: After transiting the Panama Canal, we spent 10 days anchored near La Playita on the outskirts of Panama City. The majority of … Continue reading »

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old town portobello

February 24 – 26, 2013 Sailing into the bay of Portobello, we could just see the history that surrounds it. Discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1502, the town of Portobello is home to Fort San Fernando, Fort Triana, and Fort San Jeronimo, all of which can be seen from the water. Once established, Portobello became … Continue reading »

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coconut ice cream, flying grills & monkeys

February 21 – 24, 2013 The morning we pulled away from El Porvenir, the wind was blowing 20-25 knots out of the northeast. It was a perfect wind to carry us about 35 miles to the west. The trip was even better when we ended up with three black fin tuna on our fishing lures. … Continue reading »

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cruising life in the san blas

[Note: I apologize for this extremely long post, but I have made a pledge to get this blog up to date] February 2 – 20, 2013 Cruising life in the San Blas Islands was a unique and wonderful experience, and now we understand how easy it is for cruisers to just hang out in these … Continue reading »

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a kuna yala introduction

January 30 – February 1, 2013 The smell of wood smoke filled the air. Several small huts were almost camouflage amongst the palm trees. A dugout canoe moved through the water with two Kuna Indians in search of fish. We had arrived in a whole new world. The world of the Kuna Indians in the … Continue reading »

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