Monthly Archives: September 2013

Watching what goes on along the Panama Canal

The second half of the Adventurers  outing today with guide Oscar Rodriguez was capturing the sights  of the Panama Canal itself. That translated into capturing both the big – a large container ship – and the little, a man walking … Continue reading

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Twin attacks in the rain forest near Gamboa, Panama

The Adventurers journeyed northwest [note: directions in Panama are very confusing] along the Panama Canal this morning with the first stop in Soberanía National Park. They’d hired driver/tour guide Oscar Rodrigeuz, who proved to be not only knowledgeable but an extremely … Continue reading

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Keeping their eyes open for art in Casco Antiguo (before the downpour)

A treat of strolling the streets of Casco Antiquo was various street art spotted along the way. We picked three that were particularly memorable for their whimsy. When the Adventurers finished their visit to the old part of Canada, they … Continue reading

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Strolling the streets of Panama City’s old town, Casco Antiguo

The old part of Panama City, at least what remains of what’s old in the city that pirate Henry Morgan didn’t plunder. Now called Casco Antiguo, it was a walled city founded in 1673 on a promontory Panama was still … Continue reading

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Faces say it all – welcome to Panama City

The Adventurers landed in Panama City last night after a long day of travel, that was at least hassle free. (No delayed flights or out of control children.) The most the could was drag themselves downstairs to the decent tapas … Continue reading

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M-A grads gather to toast a second generation bride

By L’s reckoning she had known the mother-of-the-bride (Barb – second from right) longer than anyone else assembled to witness the marriage of Suzanne and Ryan. They went to kindergarten together at Hillview School and were in the same Brownie … Continue reading

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Rain, what rain? Beating the downpour with morning hike at Arastradero

It’s a mini Menlo-Atherton High School reunion this weekend with classmate Alice in town to join the Adventurers. The occasion is the wedding of fellow classmate Barb’s daughter’s Suzanne. It’s been dry for so long that the forecast of rain … Continue reading

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