Posts Tagged ‘Panama’

A Chance at Life: Panama, Fall 2009

Posted Jan 07 in Trip Recaps by No Comments

Hiking through the jungle, climbing mountains… My trip to Panama was amazing. And what I learned there changed my perspective on the world.

The Aqueduct

Posted Jan 04 in Articles by 1 Comment

On a trip to a remote jungle village, I learned a valuable lesson about social justice…


Posted Jan 01 in Travel Journals by 4 Comments

After facing hunger, exhaustion, pain and thirst in Panama, I learned a lot about the true meaning of comfort…


Posted Dec 26 in Articles by 9 Comments

After seeing a hut wreathed in smoke, I discovered a surprising new injustice in the mountains of Panama…

Photo Gallery: The Hike

Posted Dec 23 in Photos by 4 Comments

What seemed like a challenging adventure to me was simply a part of everyday life for the villagers we met along the way…

Fruitless Land

Posted Dec 17 in Articles by 3 Comments

In the once fertile ground of Panama, farmers struggle to grow crops and starve. One organization seeks to change all that…

Culture Guide: Surviving the Jungle

Posted Dec 14 in Culture Guides by 4 Comments

Tips and tricks for YOUR next vacation in the heart of the Panamanian jungle…

The Harvest

Posted Dec 05 in Travel Journals by 7 Comments

By harvesting rice with my host family in Panama, my whole perspective on food began to change…

Photo Gallery: Starting Over

Posted Dec 02 in Photos by 7 Comments

In a land devastated by deforestation, a new generation of children is working to undo the past…

A Land of Extremes

Posted Nov 29 in Articles, Travel Journals by 5 Comments

From the filthy rich to the desperately poor, Panama is a country full of disparity…