Volcan Baru

Boquete, Chiriqui, David, Volcano

Volcan Baru in Chiriqui is almost solely visible in the mornings before being covered by clouds.  The past weekend while heading up to Boquete the sky was as clear as ever.  I took a moment to snap a shot before the clouds moved in.  You can see the huge gorges gouged out by ancient lava flows along the face.  It's claimed that the last … [Read more...]

Santiago Veraguas Park

veraguas, panama, banco nacional, museo, parque

The Santiago park in the center of town was remodeled a few years ago. It's named after ex-president Juan D. Arosemena. It's a beautiful park with a gazebo and beautiful flower covered arbors. There is a large catholic church next to the park and also the Museo Regional de Veraguas (museum), Banco Nacional and the Municipalidad de … [Read more...]

Nancito Panama Chiriqui Archeological Site

chiriqui, veraguas, david, panama, petrogliphs, archeological site, archeology

When driving through Chiriqui on your way to David, Playa la Barqueta, Boquete or Volcan a great place to stop for a moment is the small town of Nancito.  Nancito is located just after the check point at the border of the provinces of Chiriqui and Veraguas coming from Santiago.  There is a small sign and a bus stop marking the turn off up … [Read more...]

Santiago Veraguas Bus Station

veraguas, terminal, panama, travel

While waiting for my sister to arrive by bus from Panama City I wandered around the Santiago bus station. Like most in Panama the station is well organized and bustling with passengers coming and going. Buses in Panama are an easy, cheap form of travel. Almost all the provinces have a major bus station, called a terminal, with direct … [Read more...]

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