Category Archives: Atlantic

Panama – Saying good bye to the Caribbean, hiking in the mountains and crossing the Panama canal

And in the end it goes fast! Our She San is through the Panama Channel and is now in the south of the bridge of the americas and surrounded by many small but also even more large ships.

We have done it! In the background the bridge of the Americas :-)
We have done it! In the background the bridge of the Americas 🙂

We are impressed but at the same time we have to get used to the new situation… The water is rather cold and turbid, the swell from the surrounding traffic is more than annoying, even for a catamaran, the fees for the dinghy are hilarious (54 $ for one week only to be able to put the dinghy on a pontoon in the marina and disembark) and the first two days looking for fixing and replacing equipment left us really disappointed…. but well, nevertheless we are happy to be through and look forward to discover the pacific in the near future 😉

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Panama – San Blas – beautiful weeks with family visit from Flavia, Heide and Pete

Enjoying Banedup, San Blas

Finally, the lancha with my little sister Flavia arrives
Finally, the lancha with my little sister Flavia arrives

Then my little sister Flavia arrives with the water taxi an comes on board in Banedup.
And even though she is tired with the jet lag and a sleepless night in the hostel in Panama city, the first day on board is full with activities. Continue reading Panama – San Blas – beautiful weeks with family visit from Flavia, Heide and Pete

Panama – San Blas – in Paradise with some Ups and Downs

Stuck in Chichime

Sun set in Chichime
Sun set in Chichime

Well, the original plan was to get to know the “other San Blas”, where less tourists and a lot more traditional villages can be found, further to the east as we have bee so far. And normally in December the dry season also should start. Continue reading Panama – San Blas – in Paradise with some Ups and Downs