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Sailing from Panama to Colombia :: A Quick Glimpse of our Trip

For those of you that are shipping your vehicle from Panama to Colombia, I stronly recommend traveling to Colombia by boat as opposed to by plane.  As I discussed in Part 1 of Driving through Central and South America is more than Driving: Shipping your Vehicle from Panama to Colombia, sailing from Colon, Panama, to [...]

Mexico and Central America: Outtakes and Deleted Scenes

After our long drive through Mexico and Central America, we had a lot of footage that just couldn’t be missed.  Check out the video below to see clips from our trip.
Quick Facts about our ramblings in Mexico and South America:

Rambling Began in Mexico: June 12th, 2009

Departure from Central America in Panama: October 4th, [...]

Driving through Central and South America is More than Driving: Shipping your vehicle from Panama to Colombia PART 1

If you are interested in learning more about shipping & retrieving your vehicle from Panama to Colombia, a step-by-step guide is available in the Ramble Writer guidebook, The Essential Guide to Driving the Americas.

Visit the GUIDEBOOKS page for more information.

Pirate Camping :: Panama City, Panama

By Nick H-J

Cities are usually not the easiest places to find good pirate camping locations.  If you are planning to ship your vehicle to Colombia you will need to be in Panama City for a couple of days at least.  We found an excellent pirate camping site near the water and out of the way.  [...]

Panama :: Our Route

BOQUETE
Boquete, a mountain town in northern Panama, is a quiet, quaint community that has become the home of many American and European retirees.  Most of the town consists of the main street, which is lined with small restaurants, cafes, and stores.  The town has little more than a day’s worth of activities for tourists, but [...]

Paradise Gardens Animal Rescue :: Boquete, Panama

Boquete, a mountain town in northern Panama, is a quiet, quaint community that has become the home of many American and European retirees.  Most of the town consists of the main street, which is lined with small restaurants, cafes, and stores.
If you like animals, visit Paradise Gardens Animal Rescue to learn about Panama’s wildlife and [...]

Border Crossing :: Costa Rica to Panama – Paso Canoas

Crossing the border from Costa Rica to Panama at Paso Canoas is fairly simple.  Unfortunately, however, Panama was the first country where we found it necessary to bribe officials.  We had to give two bribes within the first hour of entering Panama, which totaled in $45 USD.  I attribute this to bad luck and bad [...]