Panama City, Panama

DON'T EVEN THINK OF DRIVING!

Don’t Drive in Panama City, Panama!

by | Jul 26, 2017

Traffic in Panama City, Panama is terrible!

We innocently rented a car at Tocumen International Airport on the outskirts of town. Our plan was to drive the 45 minutes to our hotel, the Wyndam Veneto, in the city center.

We quickly discovered there is no way to navigate in Panama City.  There are no marked street names, no building numbers, and poor to non-existent GPS reception.

Have a listen to our story and discover why we say “Don’t Drive in Panama City!”

 

Please scroll down for a slider of Panama City photos to enjoy while you listen to our broadcast.

Panama's Flag

Late night traffic on Avenida Balboa

Panoramic view of traffic at night in Panama City

Bridge of the Americas as viewed from a ship passing below

Wyndam Veneto as viewed at night

Transito helplessly monitoring a typical traffic jam

Wyndam Veneto sign at night, as viewed from the street

Looking northward along the bay in Panama City

Container ship sails beneath Centennial Bridge, on the eastern edge of Panama City

New section of Panama Canal under construction to facilitate passage of modern megaships

A classic scene - the Miraflores Locks on the Panama Canal

Panoramic view of Panama City as seen fromthe top of Ancon Hill

Rooftop view of Panama City, Panama on a rainy night

The infamous "PanaPass". Get one of these if you're going to drive in Panama City.

Affluence is evidenced by the many Panama City skyscrapers

Panama City, Panama just looks prettier at night.

Veneto casino from the street. We ate at Manolo's and it was fairly good.

Sailing southward along Panama's Pacific Coast

Another massive traffic jam in Panama City, Panama. Typical, unfortunately.

The ostentatious Trump Tower dominates this view of Panama City, Panama.

Midnight view from the rooftops of downtown Panama City.

Horrendous traffic in Panama City, Panama. Don't drive!!!!

We hope you enjoyed listening to our experience of Panama City, Panama.

I can’t exactly say that we did!  🙂     Don’t drive in Panama City!

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Wyndam Veneto

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