November 2021 Skidaway Island (Savannah, Georgia), Priest's Landing Trail Savannah National Wildlife Refuge (Hardeeville, South Carolina), Kingfisher Pond Loop Cumberland Island National Seashore (St. Mary's, Georgia), Nightingale and Parallel Trails Hunting Island State Park (Beaufort County, South Carolina), Lagoon and Maritime Forest Trails December 2021 Parque Metropolitano Guangüiltagua, (Quito, Ecuador), various trails Pululahua Geobotanical Reserve … Continue reading 100 Original Trails, For The Fourth Time
A Man, A Plan, A Canal – Panama
If you're a word nerd like me, my palindromic title will be familiar to you. The man referred to is Teddy Roosevelt, who said in a 1911 speech at UC Berkeley: The Panama Canal I naturally take special interest in because I started it. ... But the Panama Canal would not have been started if … Continue reading A Man, A Plan, A Canal – Panama
On the Panamanian Roads Again
After my Bocas trip, I had two more weekends to get out and enjoy the jungle. As I mentioned before, I highly recommend renting a car since there is a lot you can do from Panama City, but not a lot of tourist infrastructure for doing it. A few things to keep in mind if … Continue reading On the Panamanian Roads Again
On the Panama expat forums I belong to, people lament that visitors don't realize there's more to Panama than the canal and the Bocas del Toro islands in the Caribbean in the far west of the country. Sure, some people stick around Panama City long enough to fly to San Blas islands or to go … Continue reading Beyond Bocas
I Got New Wheels!
Okay, no, not really. I'm still seven weeks away from needing to buy a car to replace my beloved Nitro, which I sold last November after 11 years together. What I have done is rented a car for the entirety of my stay in Panama City. Expensive? Yes. But so are tours in Panama. This … Continue reading I Got New Wheels!