Letters from Panama
Previous Editions


Barefoot Spidermen of Panama.

Tree topping in rural Panama is not done in the conventional way.

There are no bucket trucks with safety gear clad operators. Instead wily daredevil tree toppers climb 60 feet  barefoot armed only with machete's.

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http://www.yourpanama.com/barefoot-spidermen-of-panama.html


VOLCAN OPENS FIRST REAL ALE PUB

The Montana Sagrada opened on January 1st of 2019. 33 year old Roberto Giono and 32 year old Tomas Sanchez operate the business. I should point out that they are ably assisted by Roberto‚Äôs lovely wife Lorena.  

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http://www.yourpanama.com/volcan-real-ale-pub.html


Unexplained Mystery Lights

The people of Volcan have seen strange moving lights coming from the Baru Volcano for about 60 years. We ask witnesses to describe these UML's (unexplained moving lights)

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http://www.yourpanama.com/unidentified-moving-lights-UML.html


High Dining Panama Style.

Chiriqui's newest restaurant is possibly also its highest, located in the pristine clear mountains of Cerro Punta. Mana's in Volcan has a long and good reputation to good food at great prices.

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http://www.yourpanama.com/high-dining-panama-style.html


MONTY the MAD MOORHEN.

APRIL 2018, Edition #001

What happens when a large bird decides to use your head as a nesting place. A true tale of possible avian insanity.

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http://www.yourpanama.com/monty-mad-moorhen.html


LALO'S TRACTOR.

APRIL 20th 2018 Edition #002

How the happiest people in the world keep machinery running long after their sell-by-date.

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Http://www.yourpanama.com/lalos-tractor.html



Petroglyph Mystery explained

June 8th 2018 Edition #003

The Castillo Petroglyph may be the most unique rock carving in the world, because we believe we can date when it was carved and also what the carving depicts.

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http://www.yourpanama.com/petroglyph-mystery-explained.html



Birds on a Wire

June 20th 2018 edition #4

A story about the avian gladiators of Panama. Cockfighting is legal in Panama. It may surprise people to find how the owners of these birds treat their animals.

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http://www.yourpanama.com/birds-on-a-wire.html


Great Italian Gelato

August 2018 edition #5

Sicilian born Antonino Errante has opened Volcan's first genuine Italian Gelato Ice Cream parlour. His journey to Panama has not been without incident. Besides his current 18 flavours he also regales  customers by singing classic Elvis Presley hits accompanied by his synthesizer.

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http://www.yourpanama.com/great-italian-gelato.html