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Cathedral Metropolitana [PHOTO]

Cathedral Metropolitana in Casco Viejo Panama City, Panama This is the Catedral de Panamá, also known as Cathedral Metropolitana, located in the historic Casco Viejo district of Panama City. It was built in the 1700’s but has undergone a major renovation along with much of the area’s old buildings. TheRead More …


Squatters in Casco Viejo [PHOTO]

Squatter Building in Casco Viejo Can you see this image hanging on your wall?Buy a Print This is Panama City’s Casco Viejo (Old City) district that was destroyed by the pirate Captain Morgan in 1671. It’s crumbling buildings represent early colonial Spanish, French, and Caribbean architecture. Much of Panama’s governmentRead More …


Emberá Indigenous Home [PHOTO]

Typical Embera Indian Home Can you see this image hanging on your wall?Buy a Print This is the home of an indigenous Emberá family located on the outskirts of El Real, inside Panama’s Darien Gap. Perched up on stilts to protect from annual flooding from all the rivers in theRead More …


Untamed Wilderness: Hiking The Darien Gap

Hiking in the Darien Gap Darien Gap, Panama Pain suddenly shot through my arm, awakening me in the middle of the night. That was soon followed by no feeling at all. Poison had rendered it completely useless. Hanging between two trees deep inside the Darien jungle, I was now unableRead More …


Fresh San Blas Lobster [PHOTO]

Tasty San Blas Lobster Panama City, Panama Every day, freshly caught lobster from Panama’s San Blas Islands is sold by the Kuna Indians at Panama City’s central fish market. This dish is called Langosta al Ajillo (Garlic Lobster), created at Basque Restaurant which is located inside the fish market building.Read More …


Inside The Notorious Darien Gap

Pirre Mountain in the Darien Gap Darien Province, Panama The Darien Gap is a remote, roadless swath of jungle on the border of Panama Colombia. Known as a drug smuggling corridor between the two countries, it’s rarely seen by outsiders. When asked what my favorite experiences are after 4 yearsRead More …


Panama City Unmasked [PHOTO ESSAY]

Modern Panama City Skyline Panama City is not like other cities in Central America. A unique mixture of modern skyscrapers and crumbling neighborhoods full of history. I spent a couple months living in Panama City, giving me plenty of time to explore it’s diverse streets. Central America’s biggest metropolitan areaRead More …


Piragua Fishing With Kuna Indians In The Darien

Fishing in the Darien El Real, Panama Fishing is a major source of food and income for the indigenous people of Panama’s Darien provence. We joined them in an attempt to catch our dinner. My buddy Gabriel and I had just finished trekking for a few days through the rainforestRead More …


Operation Gringo Revenge: Tracking My Stolen Laptop In Panama

Panama City, Panama Three months ago my Macbook Pro laptop computer was stolen by hookers in Panama. Join me as I attempt to recover it from over 2000 miles away. Before my computer was stolen, I’d installed a special tracking program called Prey Project. I first learned about Prey afterRead More …


The Day I Was Kicked Out of a Panamanian Village…

Navigating the Darien’s Rio Turia Boca de Cupe, Panama After traveling through the Darien Gap by piragua canoe to visit a remote jungle village, I was forced to leave when security forces kicked me out. The Darien is a swath of roadless wilderness between Panama Colombia that’s full of mysteryRead More …