Panama: Border Crossing

Total Time: 12 days

Exchange Rate: 1 dollar=1 balboa=1 dollar; it’s weird, they use US currency

Cost of a Typical Dinner: $2.50 at a local soda where you get chicken, rice and lentils or around $15.00 at a nicer restaurant

Number of Cities Visited: 4

Number of Public Buses: 5

Number of Boats: 5

Number of Taxis: 17

Favorite Place: Bocas del Toro

Least Favorite Place: Almirante

Best Food: Italian meal at La Posta

Worst Food: “Meat Platter” at Lenos & Carbon

Number of Illnesses: 1 (Joshua’s first mosquito bites: 30 on one ankle)

Places to Visit Next Time: San Blas Islands

Worst Law: A T-shirt must be worn at all times in the city.

Local Beers (listed by preference):

1. Atlas

2. Balboa

3. Panama

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