The site of a vet with his arm up to his shoulder in the backside of a cow, is not normally the stuff of newsletter stories. But Panama is on the cutting edge of super-ovulation and in vitro fertilization. I watched a process where a local herd of cows is being scientifically upgraded to become a fully fledged Red Angus beef herd.
Volcan’s newest restaurant features over 100 carnivorous plants and the refreshing taste of Thai cuisine. The owner and chef, Paul Votava, is a character himself. A former bodyguard to some well known heavy metals bands, martial arts expert and authority on plants, this is a most interesting place to dine.
Volcan's carnivore cuisine
A backhoe is the workhorse of the construction industry. These powerful machines exert some incredible brute force – but in the hands of a skilled operator they can be become like a powerful paint brush. Local backhoe operator Marcial Vargas, has become a legend with the local gringo community.
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