I gulped once, then hung on for dear life as our inflatable kayak plunged 12 feet down the vertical face of the waterfall.
Category Archives: Central America
Beautiful Belize II: Adventure Sports and Fine Dining in the Rainforest
The taut wire sang as the Adventure Geezer zipped over the meadow. No, not me, the other “Adventure Geezer,” my generational compatriot, John, from British Columbia.
Beautiful Belize I: Two “Epic” Days on Glover’s Reef
The last time I was in Belize, in 1991, I sat in a kayak as the rasta man in the power boat towing me back to land leaned over a fuel can with a long ash dangling at the end of his fat spliff.
Cruising Panama — Islands, Jungle, and a Very Large Canal
How could such a small country, only about 30 miles wide at its narrowest point, offer such a variety of experiences and activity?
Panama City Redux — Casco Viejo, Fish Market and the Biomuseo
After a week of snorkeling, kayaking, overeating, and cruising the Panama Canal, we are back in Panama City, which would now be near the top of my short list of favorite cities if it wasn’t for its overbearing heat and humidity.
Panama City: The Manhattan/Miami of Central America
In some respects Panama City feels very familiar — skyscrapers and traffic like Manhattan (but no pastrami); skyscrapers and humidity like Miami (but no pastrami).