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Great Advice if you are planning on slow traveling, moving to, or volunteering in Central America.
This guest post is by David Bloom. Mr. Bloom is active on the Couch Surfing boards for Central America and I’ve been communicating with him over the past year. I thought this article would be great travel advice to our readers and with his permission, we are posting it for you. If you have any questions or wish to contact the author directly, please send him a note here.
10 Things to Know Before You Move …
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In Episode #14, Lainie & Miro speak with adventurer Paul, who was inspired to build a boat to visit the secluded Mayan ruins on the Usumacinta River in Mexico and found much more than he bargained for.
Also in this episode, the history of a Panamanian port village, discovered by Columbus complete with real-life Pirates on the Caribbean.
Portoblo is a sleepy port town in the Caribbean, but underneath it’s surface, a rich history. Pirates, a mysterious black Christ and it’s devoted pilgrims, and a rebel slave revolt driven which …
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Flying High in Panama
In Episode # 13 Lainie & Miro share their experience on Panama’s Pacific Coast, among a community of conservative expats + the duo share a brief history of Panama’s month-long independence celebrations. Finally in Epi #13, Miro conducts a phenomenal interview with Beny Wilson, a passionate Panamanian “birder”.
“How much more there is now to living! Instead of our drab slogging forth and back to the fishing boats, there’s reason to life! We can lift ourselves out of ignorance, we can find ourselves as …
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Making Connections that Stick, Attracting Our Global Family
“”Everything I thought I knew, I didn’t. Once I realized, I don’t know anything at all, I set out to search for the truth. In order to see the truth, I needed to be open to any possibility.”
~Bubba Davis Aragon
In Episode # 12 Lainie & Miro start off by sharing a few of their experiences over the last two weeks as they explore the Panama City area including the canal, the grand seafood market, Casco Viejo and Isla Toboga.
Miro and Lainie visited …
Although I usually don’t blog about food, I had to share this. Miro and I had agreeably one of THE BEST meal of our lives! A complex 12 course dinner at Manolo Caracol Casco Viejo. No menu, just 12 courses of amazing dishes kept on being brought to our table, from ceviche, carpaccio,, fish soup, octopus and shrimp kabobs, veal and glazed onions, pork loin, flakey fish, butternut …squash with wild rice, topped off with the most amazing chocolate morsel.
I think we’ve become official …
The Panama City Seafood Market
We are loving the sights and sounds of Panama City, being a very modern port town. The seafood is spectacular, abundant and fresh all throughout the city. Today, we visited the largest seafood market I’ve ever been to.
Guided by the hovering vultures above, the market is located just outside the entrance to the old city, or Casco Viejo. Inside the market there are dozens of vendors each selling their catch. Corvina (also known as sea bass), pargo (which is red snapper in …