Shot by Panama Wildlife Conservation, a UK charity. Santa Fe National Park PANAMA from Luis Urena on Vimeo.
Bit of a last minute announcement, but the 2014 Santa Fe Orchid Fair is held coming weekend 15, 16 and 17th of August. The location is Restaurante Los Hermanos Pineda, right in the centre of town. Santa Fe is famous for its orchids, with as many as 300+ species. Most orchids bloom in August when […]
First of all: Happy New Year everybody! Most people who practice yoga also like hiking. But few would hike to a mountain peak and strike some risky poses on the edge of a windy cliff. These yogi’s did and made some amazing shots of Cerro Tute. Click here to see the entire shoot.
Oftentimes my guests ask me: how are your relationships with other businesses? When the question is asked by (former) business owners my reply usually sounds familiar and they will nod sympathetically. But the majority of people never owned a business in their life, and to them my answers usually sounds surprising. The cliche image that […]
First things first: anybody who’s interested in birdwatching in Panama should check out the Panama Birdwatching facebook page. I had no idea it existed until a guest pointed me out, but apparently it is very well visited by birdwatching experts, so if you have any questions, or would like to identify an unknown bird, this […]
A regular guest comes specifically to Santa Fe for birdwatching. Sante Fe is hardly the only place in Panama to go birdwatching, but nature is still quite abundant in the particular spot, with primary forest reaching from low elevation (600 feet) up till about 3600 feet. Another hotel owner in town is composing a list […]
The Santa Fe fair, from January 30 until February 3, is the largest happening in this quiet little town. Roughly 5000 people and many more day-trippers will flock to the Santa Fe fair to enjoy the spectacle of local agriculture, artisans, food, loud music and probably most of all, to get wasted. I don’t want […]