Day 31 - Golfito, Costa Rica to Santiago, Panama

Trip Start Sep 26, 2007
Trip End Dec 21, 2007

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Saturday, October 27, 2007

Left at 8:00am in the rain and were at the Panama border at 9.  Not too much to mention about this crossing as it went fairly smooth and they weren't busy like the others. We were on the road again in a couple hours.  Stopped for lunch in a town called David (pronounced Dahveed).  A couple in the restaurant noticed us because I guess we don't really blend that well with our biker attire and map spread out on the table.  They were leaving the same time as us and happened to notice the Canada stickers on the bike.  Just so happens, the woman was originally from Saskatchewan...she was a bridesmaid many years ago for a Theil lady that Leo knows from Leoville.  So there we were in the parking lot in Panama talking about common acquaintances...wild.  Since we've left the US, Panama is the most modern country we've seen.  The dirt is dark red and purple(ish) with rolling hills making for a pretty nice background for bike riding.  The people are once again friendly, polite and helpful. 
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hudathunkit on

Absolutely beautiful
Hey i like Panama!!, Costa Rica, I think im going to convert one of those pics to my desktop'! Its good to see all is going well . Thanks for posting pics of Fran & Barry !! Mom says to hi Cheryl & Leo, Fran & Barry & sends her love. Take care, love Wayne , Kelly , Alexa.

guruzers on

Re: Absolutely beautiful
Hi Mom! Hi everyone! Thanks for cheering for us!

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