Day 365 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Celebrate The New Year! It is time to celebrate - you have spent 365 days learning about things to do in Panama! Tonight at midnight burn your Judas Doll (muñeco) leaving all the negative things in the past, reflect on 2017, make your list of things to do in Panama next year, and ring in the New Year with friends, family and and the most fantastic fireworks display that lasts for hours! Stay with us and see what we have for 2018 ~ Ha
Day 364 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Read a Book by a Panamanian Author! Poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and drama - playwrights, poets, novelists, journalists and more. Panama places a great deal of emphasis on traditions, education and knowledge making the literary history quite extensive. Early published works date back as far as the mid 1500's. There are a many options to choose from when looking for literary work by a Panamanian Author. Ricardo Miró is considered to be
Day 363 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Cheer on the Judas Doll Competition! Attend and/or enter your Judas Doll (Muñecos) in the local competition. This tradition of making Muñecos is so popular that a competition between the communities of Chame and San Carlos takes place every year at the end of December at the Jardin Popular of Sajalices in Chame, The maker of the best Judas Doll could win $300!
Day 362 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. See the Country in a Seaplane! Photo:seaplanespanama.com Discover the tropics of Panama from the sky in a Seaplane! Fly over and take in the unforgettable views of the pristine coastlines, crystal blue waters, gaze at the lush tropical landscapes and enjoy the unforgettable views of the isthmus. An easy way to get to your yacht, private fishing lodge, beautiful private resort, or simply take a scenic aerial tour of the islands. Did y
Day 361 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Play at the Largest Inflatable Park! Join in the fun for children AND adults at the largest inflatable park in Panama. Tiki Park has water slides and obstacle courses and other fun things for the the whole family. Age appropriate attractions are available for children under 6 years old. The park is open daily from 10am to 5pm and is located in Rodeo Viejo, San Jose.
Day 360 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Learn About the Importance of Bees and Honey! Take a tour of a bee and honey (miel in Spanish) farm in Panama to learn about the new and different perspective on nature and the importance of bees in the lives of humans. Boquete Bees believes, "Honey is the real gold of the Panamanian Isthmus." Enjoy a sweet treat and taste over 40 varieties of honey - who knew there were that many? Did you know...? - Bees have been producing honey fro
Day 359 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Enjoy your Christmas Fruit Cake and Ron Ponche! Enjoy the day of celebration and relax with family and friends but don't forget to indulge in the traditional desserts of bowls of fruit and Christmas Fruitcake washed down with a Christmas eggnog drink called Ron Ponche. According to HowStuffWorks, "Culinary lore claims that ancient Egyptians placed an early version of the fruitcake on the tombs of loved ones, perhaps as food for the afte
Day 358 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Prepare Your Christmas Feast and Celebration! Photo: The Visitor Panama In Panama, the Christmas celebrations are a blend of Spanish, U.S.A., African and indigenous customs. Christmas Eve is the height of the celebration. It is spent cleaning the home and preparing food. Panamanian families gather in their home, often making the rounds to homes of family and friends, listening to music and illuminating the sky with fireworks waiting f
Day 357 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Ride the First Metro in Central America! Metro de Panama, the rapid transit network connects the city center to the San Miguelito district in Panama City. It is the only metro system operating in Central America. The metro started serving the public on April 6, 2014. It is currently a single line of 15.8 km and 14 stations. Every day around 180,000 passengers travel by metro train. The average speed is about 50 km and a full journey i
Day 356 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. End the Day With a Sunset Cruise! A "Sunset Sailing Cruise" is a perfect way to end the day in Panama! Enjoy a relaxing and fun-filled sailing cruise embracing your special someone admiring the romantic red fire sunsets or appreciate the magnificent view of the vast beautiful waters in the company family or friends looking for fish, dolphins, birds and whales. Watch the blue sky turn into a breathtaking light show of every color imagina