Category Day Trips

Portobelo and the Historical Cristo Negro

A must see in Panama is Portobelo … Rene can take you there and explain all of the history!  During his last visit there, he made the following video walking through the church that houses the Cristo Negro.

About Portobelo

From Wikipedia, Portobelo (historically Porto Bello in English) is a port city and corregimiento in Portobelo District, Colón Province, Panama, with a population of 4,559 as of 2010. Established during the Spanish colonial period, it functions as the seat of Portobelo District...

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Recent Visit to Embera Village

Everything about visiting with the Embera people in one of their villages near Panama City is memorable.  From the boat ride to their location, to the Flower Dance they proudly perform for visitors, to the wild pig … yes, a pig on the dance floor!

The Embera people are an indigenous tribe in Panama. Today, many of them live in villages by rivers in the rainforest.  The key word is “villages” … there is more than one group of Embera; some offer a better experience than others.  The good news is that Rene knows the best choices to make for you to ensure your Embera visit is the highest quality possible.  After all, you want an authentic, not tourist trap encounter.  See Day Trips for more information.

Recently, Rene and clients visited an Embera village and brought along the camera...

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November is Independence Month in Panama

Each year, November is a huge month in the hearts of Panamanians.  Called Independence Month, celebrations include the remembrance of the country’s Separation from Colombia on November 3, 1903 and its Independence Day from Spain on November 28, 1821.  School children practice all year to participate in multiple parades, whether they are just old enough to ride a float, dance along in their finest historical garb or are a part of a drum corp.

Panama is a proud, beautiful county full of friendly, welcoming people.  There is natural beauty, history and a Wonder of the World to experience here, as you will see in the pictures following.  As for enjoying the lifestyle, cuisine and the smiles of the locals, you are just going to have to come visit!  Contact Rene and he will make sure you se...

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Day Trips

ManTortuga_270_147MenRiver_255_285Whether trekking through rain forest or enjoying the laid-back nightlife of Bocas del Toro, you’ll forever associate Panama with the best in natural and cultural landscapes.

One of the great day trips that you can choose which departs from Panama City is a visit to an Emberá settlement. This memorable visit will provide an opportunity to meet a gracious people whose lifestyle has remained virtually the same for centuries. The Emberá are a unique and beautiful people that live much as they did when Columbus arrived in the 1500’s.

Your Man in Panama will be pleased to arrange and escort you on a Day Trip to the Emberá country side! In fact, we can explore anywhere you would like! For Detailed Tour Descriptions and Rates Click Here.

Overnight and longer stays can be arranged.


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