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My New Favorite Restaurant


Rene picked us up at the airport … what a great site to see a friendly, smiling face, particularly after the amazing hassle in Miami (note to self:  no more flights through Miami!).  Off to lunch we went through the teeming city.  The sights seemed a little like a bustling Miami for a moment, yet mysterious all the while.  The Caribbean Sea grabbed my attention as we approached the water and proceeded across an earthen causeway.  Ah, a busy marina, with shops, bars and restaurants to be sampled and enjoyed.  Unbelievable food, gorgeous view … and the price — a steal.  Grilled prawns, rice and Atlas beer.  Yumm, my new favorite restaurant.  Rene knows the best places!

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Panama Rocks!

Thanks to Rene!

Panama-Canal-Miraflores-528239This morning my wife and I awoke at 4:00 AM Eastern time to fly to Panama City, Panama.  It is a beautiful large urban city, a lot like a smaller Miami.

We went to a small island in the bay which had a marina. Rene took us to the most wonderful water/marina front restaurant. Unbelievably fresh and fantastic prawns … I had a smoked prawn shish-ka-bob. The prawns were so fresh they were sweet and the vegetables were the best tasting I ever have put in my mouth!  I had two Panamanian beers (Atlas Lager), my wife enjoyed a Chilean red wine and three of us ate at an amazing place … for $40.00!

Next, we went to the Panama Canal and watched a couple of ships make it through the channel (locks). The Eighth Wonder of the World and it (The Canal) deserves the designation...

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