Category Historic Tours

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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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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Happy 500th Birthday, Panama

My beloved Republic of Panama celebrates its 500th birthday this month!  Lots of fascinating history to explore.  Let us show you around!  Rene

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Historic Tours


Panama is rich in history and wonder. The 8th Wonder of the World, The Panama Canal, has a story to tell like no other tale of despair and victory in the Northern Hemisphere. Seeing it in action today and learning of its past will be something you and your family will never forget. Rene brings more to this experience than films or pamphlets. What impact does the U.S. occupation have on Panama today? What Panama holiday remembers a handful of high school students’ experience in the Canal Zone? How’s long has the new Canal project been in construction?


The official title and the official residence of the head of state of the country is El Palacio de las Garzas, the Palace of the Herons...

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