By James Bloomfield
January has been a really busy month for me, with a bunch of travel and work dominating my time. I went to Colon a couple of times, travelled to the Portobelo National Park (images to come), and walked around the city a bunch. I’m always keen to get strolling around more and my new work arrangements should allow me to do this a lot more easily – meaning more images here!
I decided to include some of my Costa Rica images in another post and keep the bulk of my January images here.
Check out the pictures below and let me know what you think!
A battered red door in Panama City’s old town, Casco Viejo.
The Mercado Publico in Casco Viejo.
Graffiti on the wall of the Mercado Publico.
A sunset from a new bar in Casco Viejo.
A glimpse of Catedral Metropolitano in the heart of Panama’s old town.
A view of Maria Chiquita beach, on the Costa Arriba of Colon Province.
Statue of the famous explorer and mass-murdere, Balboa, on Panama’s Cinta Costera.
PortoDiao organized this super fun event – #SalSiPuedesRally
Terrifying mannequin in PieX – the heartland of Panamanian dress up and costume buying.
Ricardo Martinelli, immortalized in graffiti on Via Argentina.
Reinas, a pretty amazing movie, also has a pretty great poster.
My brother David and our friend Mike C, who runs a local cafe – Rincon Gourmet on Via Argentina.
A Diablo Rojo drives along the Avenida de Los Martires.
Mariery and I at the Panama Jazz Festival.
Panama Jazz Festival 2014 at the Ciudad del Saber.
Ciudad del Saber, Panama.
Colon’s poorest outlier, Coco Solo, lies right next to the huge port of Manzanilla. Exporting billions and billions of dollars in produce, nowhere in Panama exemplifies the huge wealth gap between the rich and the poor than this area.
Calle 50, Panama on a beautiful day. Minus the normally insane traffic and obviously missing the symphony of horns that video could provide.
Calle 50, Panama.
A terrifying local politician, Tio Gabriel, has been posting these all over the city.