Mangroves are more than just pioneers, they are the explorers.
It was the first time I was seeing this beautiful bird with its brown feathers, blue bill and undeniably red feet.
Locals say that this may be the best time of year to visit because of the opportunities to see beautiful lush green jungles full of active wildlife with very few tourists around.
As the sun sets over the equatorial horizon, the locks are lit up like a stadium. But this isn’t any old ball game. This is the maneuvering of ships up to 100 feet wide from one massive ocean to another.
I can imagine a sunburned Teddy Roosevelt drinking this on the terrace of an alabaster hotel in Colon amid an international display of diplomats, businessmen and generals in casual attire.