Slothful Encounter

San on the Lam

Monday 14 December 2009. Panama.

We had had a good first day, staying on the hotel site, but this morning we thought we’d venture off site. the hotel offered a morning 3 hour-long visit to the Pipeline Road, with a guide, for $35 US per person. We thought we’d take advantage of that to spy out the lie of the land for a visit of our own. We, and a small group of other hotel residents, were outside the hotel entrance at 6 am, ready to board one of those strange little transport buses for the ride to the site.

Hotel entrance, waiting for the off!

The Pipeline Road is really not far at all, just across the small village of Gamboa. It is in the Soberania National Park, and within the same area is the Rainforest Discovery Centre, a visitor centre that we made a note of for a…

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