Tags archives: panama

bastimentos hideout

I’m a city boy – always have been and always will.  And when I say city I mean “dense urban center” with a population of at least 8 million.  Anything less than that is a town.  My prejudices aside, I think we all daydream about escaping to some isolated tropical island where the population is closer to what we have in our savings account.  (To all you rich readers, you can stop reading now) […]

Sailing to Colombia

Remember that scene in Romancing the Stone where Michael Douglas says, “Cartagena? Angel, you are hell and gone from Cartagena”? You probably said to yourself “I want to walk around Colombia with a bad outfit and a machete saying things like that.”  Well don’t, because that wouldn’t end well, but you can do the second best thing and keep the dream alive by sailing to Cartagena on a private sailboat.  […]