Mexico & Central America Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Trip Report Panama, Bocas del Toro & Boquete Travels of 1 month

Jump to last reply

We began the 30 day stay in Panama Mar 1, 2011. American Airline International travel allowed us to check in 2 luggage per person with no charge. WOW. We had 1 each plus small carry on. We packed for 2 Adults 50ish. As a female, I packed for 1 week and a few extras. Think about it. You go to your favorite few items at home. I have 7 pair shorts, 2 pants (1 denim,1 tan)9 shirts all short sleeve except 1 oxford shirt, 7 sets under garments, 3 swim suits, 3 shoes: Teva sandal, dress sandal low heel and tennis shoes & 1 little black dress. Husband left with 6 shorts, 2 swim trunks, 7 short sleeve shirts included 2 button up, 2 pants (1 denim 1 black), 7 underwear. We both color coordinated the shirts to wear with multiple bottoms. It has worked well so far. No private washer, however it has not been hard to wash 1 load twice per week at common area. Panama City is warm (90), however locals take pride in appearance. I felt under dressed even walking downtown in shorts. Ladies wear jeans, slacks, dresses all day. Same with men. No shorts. I'm sure this is plenty on the subject of clothes. I've used the Teva sandals the most. Comfort from day 1. They hike, bike and dine with a dress or pant very well. Next blog will not be so boring. Thanks for reading, Ronga

7 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Introducing MeganM
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 24, 15 at 03:23 PM
View all Mexico & Central America activity »
  1. 1 Where should we spend four nights in Maya Riviera?
  2. 2 Injury on the Belize Zip- need legal advice
  3. 3 Trip Report Hopefulist in Guatemala, Spring 2015
  4. 4 ADO Bus Ticket Question
  5. 5 Panama-like canal in the near future for Nicaragua?
  6. 6 Advice desired for a family trip to costa rica
  7. 7 Honeymoon Planning - help wanted!
  8. 8 help with getting from to Oaxaca to Merida via bus- w/ stops, of course!
  9. 9 What's the best hotel in the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica?
  10. 10 SFO to Mexico_5 days total
  11. 11 CasaMagana Marriott Puerto Vallart
  12. 12 Trip Report Family Fun in Dominical-Trip Report
  13. 13 Solo Female traveler in Mexico- please review my rough itinerary
  14. 14 Tamarindo, Costa Rica, in July
  15. 15 New Large Resort in Tela Honduras
  16. 16 Merida-where to stay
  17. 17 Mexico City Hotels
  18. 18 Tips re Puerto Vallarta
  19. 19 Traveling to Mexico City in April and need guidance
  20. 20 Trip Report Review of JW Marriott Guanacaste
  21. 21 Snorkeling
  22. 22 Guadalajara vs Mexico City in June, 5 nights
  23. 23 Wanted - Family Resort with Great Food - Cancun - Playa del Carmen
  24. 24 Nicaragua April 1-11 - OK time to go?
  25. 25 Cancun or Playa del Carmen
View next 25 » Back to the top