Anton Valley Hotel, El Valle, Panama

Anton Valley Hotel, El Valle, Panama

El Valle is one of my top five places in Panama.  On a recent trip I decided to stay at a different hotel.  Instead of finding a secluded place in or a the foot of the mountains, I stayed on the main drag at the Anton Valley Hotel. Located on the main street in el Valle just down the street from the Public Market, Anton Valley Hotel … [Read more...]

Orchid House, Santa Fe, Panama

Orchid House, Santa Fe, Panama

The Orchid House in Santa Fe is the private home of a woman who once was the mayor of Santa Fe.  And I am so sorry but for the life of me I cannot remember her name!  She and her husband will graciously open their home for you to come and view their private collection of orchids. At her home alone she has over 150 different species of … [Read more...]

The Day I Hiked Across the Continental Divide…

Continental Divide, Santa Fe, Panama

  Why yes. As a matter of fact I did hike across the Continental Divide today. No, I don't have a photo to prove it as I was unaware of it at the time. It wasn't until my friend (and part owner of the lovely Coffee Mountain Inn) Cele pointed out that the water in the river was now flowing towards the Caribbean Sea that … [Read more...]