We drove through flat farmland with crops and cows. This looks like milo, something I haven’t seen since I lived in Kansas.
We saw some bananas but nothing like what I expected after reading about the many banana plantations.
These look like the palms we saw in Costa Rica that are grown for the production of palm oil.
We saw a few fields of young papaya plants.
The road is very good and traveling was easy with only an occasional slow down for the construction work.
This truck was loaded with people laughing and talking. We also saw a lot of people on bicycles.
There is a lot of road work going on!
There is a police check point on the way with this fantastic tree towering overhead. The hottest, sweatiest policeman I’ve seen checked our ID on the way down, and on the way back they just waved us through.
We passed an old train depot on the way. I believe it is left over from the banana business of United Fruit.
There were also old train cars parked by the train depot.
Yesterday we decided to explore Puerto Armuelles. It took us slightly over an hour to get there from David. We went to Paso Canoas on the Panama – Costa Rica border and then south, on good roads all the way. 908 palabras más
We are back with yet another exciting update on our adventures.
Well I don’t know if you will find it exciting cause you aren’t here discovering all this stuff with us, but it’s marvelous to us … :-) 1.362 palabras más