Pucha Garcia 2015 Calendar Behind the Scenes Video

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Playa Venao Hotel Resort Luxury Training Ground for Pucha Garcia

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Playa Venao Hotel Resort is without doubt the most luxurious place to stay on the beach at Playa Venao. The area's largest infinity swimming pool, great ocean view restaurant seating, quality gym, immaculate lawn and grounds, large comfortable suites and impressive attentive service all contribute to a incredible stay for even the most … [Read more...]

Playa Venao Cove Beachfront Hostal

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Venao Cove is Playa Venao's newest hotel accommodation. Ocean front, tucked in the western corner of beautiful surfing beach Playa Venao, Venao Cove Hostal is a great place for travelers looking for an economical beachfront location to spend the night. Offering both inexpensive shared rooms in the hostel or private rooms with private … [Read more...]

Surfing in the Azuero

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The surf here on the Pacific coast of Panama has been great as of late. It's normal this time of year for swells churned up from large storms in the Southern Pacific Ocean to produce wave energy that pounds the South and Central American coastline from Chile up to Mexico. March through November is the peak of the Pacific south swell … [Read more...]

Residencial Pedasi

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For me, few Pedasi hotels strike up as many fond memories as the Residencial Pedasi. Not that the Residencial is the most luxurious or fancy hotel in town, just that I have had many friends from home or met many travelers whom became new friends that were staying at the Residencial. The hotel has large, clean, comfortable rooms, each with … [Read more...]

Playa Venao Panama 4-Wheeling

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Oh the serenity of the beach. The soothing sound of the ocean, gentle breezes, sunshine, the smell of salt air, sand between your toes and of course noisy, gas burning four wheelers, driving back and forth down the beach. So it was the other day at Playa Venao. Nothing like a loud mechanical vehicle that's made for farm work or trail … [Read more...]

Pucha Garcia Calendar 2013 PARTY!!!

Pucha Garcia Calendar 2013

Last weekend was a crazy one here on the pacific coast of Panama. Specifically at Playa Venao. Saturday night was the premier party for Pucha Garcia's 2013 calendar "I Love Surf". And what a party it was!!! The festivities took place at El Sitio at Playa Venao. There was free beer, DJ's, dancing, food and so much fun!  But the true … [Read more...]

Tattoos in Panama

Tattoo in Pedasi, Panama

Just a few days ago my brother Charlie was commenting on how many new tattoos he was seeing on people in Pedasi.  That's because Pedasi now has a resident tattoo artist! Working out of of Villa Pedasia, Mateo not only tends bar in the evenings but during the day he is creating works of art on the lovely people of Pedasi and the … [Read more...]

El Sitio Hotel Restaurant Playa Venao Panama

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El Sitio Hotel Restaurant and Bar in Playa Venao Panama will be the host Saturday night Nov 24th of Pucha Garcia's 2013 Calendar Premier Party.  El Sitio is one of only two hotels right in front of the main surf break at Venao. The complex also has Extreme Surf Shop, owned by Panamanian surf champ Gary Saavedra, a hostel called La … [Read more...]

Bocas del Toro Pucha Garcia Calendar Premier Party 2012

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Pucha just shot her 2013 calendar here at the beaches around Pedasi and Playa Venao. I've been delegated to create the behind the scenes video that she loves so much. Here is a short video I created for her 2012 calendar premier party that was celebrated last year at Bocas Bambu Beach Restaurant in downtown Isla Colon. If you are … [Read more...]