Day 242 of 365 Things To Do in Panama

Day 242 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Delight in Bocado de le Reina! Try the mouth watering treat Bocado de la reina - Snack of the Queen. This delectable sweet is a recipe of days of old that is often served at the dessert table of Panamanian weddings and one of the most consumed pastries in Panama. They are squared biscuits soaked in raisin syrup and cinnamon that are covered in vanilla cream. Mmmm, Mmmm good!

Day 241 of 365 Things To Do in Panama

Day 241 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. SUP on Gatun Lake and Make a New Friend! SUP (Stand Up Paddleboarding) is fantastic experience and such a fun way to explore the local waters of Panama. Paddleboarding is an easy way to move from place to place in the water, relax, exercise and enjoy the surroundings. Gatun Lake is one of the largest man-made lakes in the world with an area is 166 square miles (430 square km). It is situated in the Chagres River valley and forms a major part of the Panama Canal system. There are many islands created during the canal construction with abundant wildlife. On Monkey Island you can see howlers, cauchins and tamarins in the their natural habitat. Keep y

Day 240 of 365 Things To Do in Panama

Day 240 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. View Post Panamax Ships at Agua Clara Locks Visitor Center! Located on the Atlantic side, near Colon City, the Agua Clara Visitor Center is a place to view the larger Post Panamax ships. They are approximately one and half times the previous ships and can carry over twice as much cargo. With breathtaking panoramic views, this impressive viewpoint is a perfect spot for those who want to enjoy an experience enriched with interesting facts and history that unites the world. On one side is Gatun Lake, where cargo ships or other vessels transit every day, and on the other is an amazing view of the expansion canal. In the projection room you can learn abou

Day 239 of 365 Things To Do in Panama

Day 239 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Escape to a Castle! Live like royalty in "Castillo de Jack" in Chica Panama. This gorgeous property has views so magnificent it is difficult to describe, you just have to experience it for yourself. Reserve the castle for a romantic weekend away, a retreat, celebration or a wedding. Panoramic views from every room and balcony. Relax in the pool with your favorite beverage and enjoy the vistas as far as the eye can see! Located just 30 minutes from Coronado and waiting for you!

LORE Magazine, ATP and "Panama:The Musical"

ATP promueve “Panama: The Musical”, una nueva atracción turística en inglés 21 AGO 2017 Promoción Internacional “Panama: The Musical” será el primer musical de Panamá escrito en inglés creado para atraer turistas de Canadá, Estados Unidos y Europa e impulsar el talento de actores panameños. La obra musical se está promocionando en estos mercados internacionales bajo el lema “No has visto Panamá hasta que hayas visto Panamá: el Musical, el orgullo de Panamá” y es presentado por primera vez en el West End FromPage2Stage Festival de Londres, desde el 14 de agosto. El estreno oficial de obra está programado para el 1 de febrero de 2018 en el Teatro Ateneo de Ciudad del Saber, con los auspicio

Day 238 of 365 Things To Do in Panama

Day 238 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Make your way to Cañon Macho de Monte! Cañon Macho de Monte is a spectacular place located in Cuesta de Piedras in the Province of Chiriqui. The canon was formed by the Río Macho de Monte in Panama’s western highlands. You can see volcanic rocks from Baru Volcano about 600 years ago. The river runs along the western side of the Barú Volcano and carves through dramatic rock faces creating vertical and smooth walls as it makes its way to the Pacific Ocean. Visitors can swim in the clear pools, kayak, hike, admire the waterfalls and fauna and flora. Grab your tour guide and visit one of the most magnificent places in Panama.

Day 237 of 365 Things To Do in Panama

Day 237 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Go to the Circus! The Do Portugal Circus is in Coronado - Come one, come all and prepare to be entertained! Enjoy one of the greatest shows in town August 25 to September 3rd. Located on the Interamericana highway across from Plaza Las Lajas.

Day 236 of 365 Things To Do in Panama

Day 236 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Get Energy Filled With Urban Bash! Saturday, September 9th is going to be an energy filled night with the best of urban music brought to you by Urban Bash! This is an unprecedented concert showing off the talents of Wisin, Zion and Lenoxx and Chyno Miranda. It’s an unforgettable event, come enjoy the hits of these excellent singers. The event that will take place in the Amador Convention Center from 9:00 pm. Get your tickets now at TicketPlus.

Day 235 of 365 Things To Do in Panama

Day 235 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Experience the Panama Canal on a Transit Tour! Did you know you can transit the Panama Canal on the same path as the ships? Embark on a unique opportunity to experience the canal up close and in operation while on board a canal cruise tour. You will hear about this marvelous feat of engineering and fascinating secrets. You have the option of a partial or full day transit tour Most trips depart from the Flamenco Marina located at the end of the Amador Causeway. During the trip you will travel from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean on the same day. Once underway you will be admiring the Bay of Panama and the spectacular skyline of Panama City befo

Day 234 of 365 Things To Do in Panama

Day 234 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Cook up some Camote! Camote also know as Sweet Potato is believed by most researchers to have originated and became domesticated in either Central or South America at least 5,000 years ago. This makes them one of the oldest vegetables known to man. Central and South America grow about 2 million tons per year. Camote an excellent source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, manganese, B Vitamins, copper, potassium, and dietary fiber, Tips for choosing Camote include avoiding those displayed in the refrigerated section of the produce department since cold temperature negatively alters their taste. They should be firm with not cracks, bruises or soft spots. There ar

Day 233 of 365 Things To Do in Panama

Day 233 of 365 Things To Do In Panama. Enjoy the musical "La Fogonera, A Panamanian Cinderella" Enjoy the folkloric musical "Fogonera, A Panamanian Cinderella" at the Teatro En Circulo in the City of Knowldege on Saturday, August 26th at 3:00pm. Fogonera is the pejorative name given by her stepsisters to Bernardina, a beautiful young girl that is left to be taken care of by her evil stepmother and stepsisters when her father dies, a rich landowner from Azuero. The Governor of Los Santos organizes a ball to celebrate the first 5 years of independence of Panama and invites everyone. But the wicked stepmother doesn’t let Fogonera go to the ball. While she mourns her sorrows with the little mice

Day 232 of 365 Things To Do In Panama

Day 232 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Watch the Solar Eclipse! A solar eclipse is a rare astronomical event and a spectacular site and occurs on August 21st. Each one is only visible from a limited area. Don't forget your glasses! An eclipse of the Sun happens when the New Moon moves between the Sun and Earth, blocking out the Sun's rays and casting a shadow on parts of Earth. The Moon's shadow is not big enough to engulf the entire planet, so the shadow is always limited to a certain area. This area changes during the course of the eclipse because the Moon and Earth are in constant motion: Earth continuously rotates around its axis while it orbits the Sun, and the Moon orbits Earth. This

Day 231 of 365 Things To Do in Panama

Day 231 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Relax on Red Frog Beach in Bocas del Toro. Red Frog Beach is one the most popular beaches in the islands of Bocas del Toro because of its location and beauty. Hard to believe it is only .75 miles wide. You can sunbathe on the soft white sand, swim the crystal turquoise water, stroll the coast, surf the waves, or snorkel above the reef. This beach is unique with the lush rainforest just on the fringes of the Caribbean beach. Four of the world's eight sea turtle species nest on Red Frog Beach. Spotting wildlife is almost a given as you explore. Keep an eye out for a three- toed sloth, monkeys or a small red frog for which Red Beach gets its name. Find

Day 230 of 365 Things To Do in Panama

Day 230 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Celebrate The Golden Frog During the Week Long Festival In 2010—just one year after the last confirmed observation of a Panamanian golden frog in the wild—Panama’s National Assembly declared August 13 National Golden Frog Day, passing a law that made the Panamanian golden frog one of Panama’s official cultural and ecological symbols. Since then the holiday has grown from the mere acknowledgement of the National Assembly’s declaration to an entire week full of frog-focused events for children and adults across the country. This year’s Golden Frog Day started August 13 and runs through August 27th . It includes two family days, a race for frogs, an open

Day 229 of 365 Things To Do in Panama

Day 229 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Write A Blog! Are you a traveler, entrepreneur, expert in an area of interest or hobby, like telling stories or talking about things? Then you should consider writing a blog - for fun or money! According to Dan Reich, the top 9 reasons to blog are: 1. It's your new resume 2. It's your new hiring tool 3. Network with new people 4. Turn messy ideas into neat ones 5. Reflect on your past to improve your future 6. Get some peace of mind 7. Create your own PR machine 8. Juice up your own writing skills 9. Produce more, consume less The cool thing about blogging - you can work remotely. You know what I am saying, by the pool, on your boat, in your hammock....

Day 228 of 365 Things To Do in Panama

Day 228 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Enjoy the History of the Isthmus on Stage! The History of the Isthmus, a show with 40 artists will be presented on stage Saturday August 19th. The troupe will do their best to give great homage to the Panamanian identity, through music and dance. The function will be at the Ateneo of Ciudad de Saber Clayton at 5:30 pm and 8:00 pm. Tickets are on sale on Panatickets!

Day 227 of 365 Things To Do in Panama

Day 227 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Celebrate the 103rd Anniversary of the Panama Canal! One of the must do's while in Panama is visit the Miraflores Visitor Center. It offers a variety of options and is located on the east side of the Miraflores Locks. It is the ideal place to observe canal operations. Visitors can observe the lock gates open and close for ships to start or complete their journey through the Panama Canal. Browse the interactive museum and gift shop and take a virtural tour through the canal with a 3D movie in English or Spanish If you want a birds eye view while dining enjoy the gourme cuisine in the restaurant - the hours are 12pm - 11:30pm. The visitor center hours a

Day 226 of 365 Things To Do in Panama

Day 226 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Chomp on Some Chayote! Chayote is an edible plant that is a sort of squash from the same family as melons and cucumbers. The chayote vine with its heart-shaped leaves can be grown on the ground. However, when supported as a climbing plant, it will grow onto anything, and can easily rise as high as 12 meters. It has a gentle mild flavor and doesn't turn to mush when you cook it. It is handled like summer squash and is mostly used in cooked form. It is great in soups or other dishes. Chayote can be added to salads or salsas and if often marinated with lemon or lime juice. Cooked or raw Chayote is a good source of Vitamin C.

Day 225 of 365 Things To Do in Panama

Day 225 of Things To Do in Panama. Eat at the Mercado de Mariscos! One of the highlights of Panama City is the Mercado de Mariscos, Surrounded by two oceans it is only natural for the seafood market to be set up so fisherman can take their catch directly from the sea and sell it. The city fish market is open for business to local restaurants and the public. It is located at the end of Balboa Avenue and the Coastal Strip, next to the Old Town. Ceviche is a traditional dish prepared from marinated raw fish, shrimp, octopus, squid, and clams, or the popular combination of all of these. On-site restaurants serve up a wide range of dishes, such as the famous paella or the traditional Guacho de

Day 224 of 365 Things To Do in Panama

Day 224 of Things To Do In Panama. Hang out with Hikers! Do you enjoy nature. hiking, walking and running with others? Then you should consider connecting with Walking Panama www.caminandopanama.org The website is a guide to local trails throughout the country. The goal is to encourage and foster communal spirit of appreciation of Panama's natural and cultural heritage through various outdoor activities. Walking Panama aims to create a network of volunteers to cooperate in the maintenance and marking of trails, preparation of local guides, and the development of activities to promote these trails.

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