Category Archives: Panama

The Darien Gap has been closed

Since the beginning of time, it has been well-nigh impossible for pedestrians, motorists, cyclists and hitchhikers to make an uninterrupted journey from North to South America or vice versa. The problem was the Darien Gap, the border region between Colombia and … Continue reading

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The little Literature Lover

The museum in Narihualac was closed. All I could do was walk through the dusty streets of the small village, watch one of the many religious processions which take place in Peru every day, and visit some bars to soak … Continue reading

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How punctual are Bolivians?

In Bolívar – American Liberator, Marie Arana writes about the Congress of Panama: The conference was to take place on June 22, 1826, on the Isthmus of Panama […]. Bolívar had decided not to attend the proceedings so that it … Continue reading

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