Bastimentos is magical. It’s a tiny Panamanian island in the Caribbean that can only be reached by boat and is 100% car free.
9 hours and 4 busses later, I found a region of the country in the mountains near Costa Rica where I feel much more at home.
After less than 24 hours in Panama City I knew I had to escape.
Latin American Buses hold such a special place in my heart.
Panama City. It was just a city, really. With an ocean. And a canal. And more brown people than I’m used to…. that’s about it.
4 days ago, I decided to take a last-minute trip to anywhere south of Mexico and found an absurdly cheap ticket to Panama.
Cormorants are heavier and more intelligent-seeming than you would expect, with neck feathers that are as soft as high-end cupcake frosting.
Just do it.
One of the craziest things about Israel is recognizing names and places from the bible ALL THE TIME.
The Dead Sea is simultaneously harsh, desolate, and devastatingly beautiful.