Category Archives: Marshall, TX to the End of the Road in Panama

Istanbul

We arrived in Istanbul at 10:45 am on Monday morning after leaving our Dar es Salam hotel room at 1:00 am.  Tired and worn out would be an understatement. However, the Istanbul airport, passport control, currency exchange and the taxi … Continue reading

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More Jasonism’s

“About ten years ago life expectancy in Uganda was about 48 years.  Today it almost 58 years.  Our life expectancy goes way up if you survive the first five years.  Birth deaths are 180/1000.  The government is now providing free … Continue reading

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Channel Boat Trip

If you visits Queen Elizabeth National Park you must take the Kazinga Channel Boat Trip!   We arrived a few minutes before 2:00 pm at the boat dock for our Queen Elizabeth National Park Channel Boat Trip.  We and ten … Continue reading

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Last Post from On the Road to Panama

“I have not been everywhere, but it’s on my list.”   —  Susan Sontag I have been home ten days.  As I try to write what my travels to the end of the road in Panama meant to me — … Continue reading

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Slow Reflexes

I know of no athlete who has the speed reflexes to match a taxi driver in Panama City! All Panama City taxi drivers have already honk their horns before any other person will note the stoplight has changed colors. No … Continue reading

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Expats

I met and talked with American expats in every county but El Salvador.  Why I didn’t meet an American expat in El Salvador I have no idea.  It appeared to me each was living part time or full time in … Continue reading

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Firewood Plus Horses, Bikes, and Motorcycles

Firewood plus horses, bikes, and motorcycles are memories that set apart the poorer counties of Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua from their richer neighbors of Mexico, Belize, Costa Rica and Panama. Who in the U.S. spends a portion of … Continue reading

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Football

What we call soccer is football to the remainder of the world.  In my travels I saw maybe two bars advertising themselves as sport’s bar.  However, there were very few restaurants and bars that didn’t have a television and a … Continue reading

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Panama

My travels in Panama were very different than what I had planned.  First of all Nancy was to spend two weeks in Panama with me and no way was it to take 15 days to get rid or in my … Continue reading

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Trying to Leave Panama Without the Jeep

From day one of my travel planning I had assume I would donate the Jeep to Audubon or The Nature Conservancy in Panama.  I even sent Audubon an email before I left but even though I didn’t get an answer … Continue reading

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