Panama Surfer Oli Jean Carlos

Panama, surfing

Oli, as he is known here, is one of the most talented young Panamanian surfers. Here he is tearing it up at one of the best beach breaks in Panama. Charlie … [Read more...]

Torio Beach Panama Evening Sunset

Torio Beach Sunset

Not to long ago some old high school friends from Florida came down on a surf vacation. The swell was unseasonably small so instead of just hanging around the Azuero and surfing at Playa Venao and other local breaks we hit the road and went up to Chiriqui and then back down into the Veraguas coast  to surf my favorite beach break, … [Read more...]

Torio Panama Ludvigs Towers

Ludvigs Restaurant Torio Panama

Most of the time while traveling down the Veraguas Coast and surfing in Morillo or Mariato I end up staying at Ludvigs.  The business license says Ludvigs Towers, but everyone knows the place as simply "Ludvig's." Ludvig is a Norwegian ex-pat business man who owns a large real estate development, hotel, restaurant, and bakery in … [Read more...]

Veraguas Coast

morillo panama

The Veraguas Coast of the western side of the Azuero Peninsula is littered with beautiful beaches and tree covered mountains.  "Ver agua" means to see water and the province of Veraguas lives up to its name.   Long sweeping views of the coastline and Isla Cebaco can be seen prominently many times while on the scenic drive through small … [Read more...]