Panama and the San Blas Islands, 2007

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Panama Canal lock
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Colon apartments
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Ship crossing
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Ship leaving the Gatun Locks
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Eastern Hollande Cays
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Bob at the Eastern Hollande Cays
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Eastern Hollande Cays. About 12 people or so lived on this island. They sew and sell those cloth designs called Molas.
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Eastern Hollande Cays
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Melinda and some locals at the Eastern Hollande Cays
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Eastern Hollande Cays
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Eastern Hollande Cays
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Eastern Hollande Cays
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Eastern Hollande Cays
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Eastern Hollande Cays
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Eastern Hollande Cays
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Eastern Hollande Cays
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Eastern Hollande Cays
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Eastern Hollande Cays
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Two boys tried our kayaks at Eastern Hollande Cays
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Two boys tried our kayaks at Eastern Hollande Cays
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Two boys tried our kayaks at Eastern Hollande Cays. They took to it immediately.
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Eastern Hollande Cays
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Eastern Hollande Cays
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Eastern Hollande Cays
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Melinda at the Eastern Hollande Cays
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Melinda at the Eastern Hollande Cays
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Jungle!
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Melinda at the Eastern Hollande Cays
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Melinda at the Eastern Hollande Cays
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Melinda at the Eastern Hollande Cays
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Melinda at the Eastern Hollande Cays
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Melinda at the Eastern Hollande Cays
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Melinda on the Minnow
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Alleged jellyfish sting.
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BBQ Island, Eastern Hollande Cays
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BBQ Island, Eastern Hollande Cays
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BBQ Island, Eastern Hollande Cays
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The reef at Eastern Hollande Cays
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The reef at Eastern Hollande Cays
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The reef at Eastern Hollande Cays
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The reef at Eastern Hollande Cays
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The breakers were on the north.
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Melinda on the south side of the reef.
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Melinda on the calm side.
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Bob's kayak on the calm side of the reef.
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Melinda paddling hard.
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Melinda paddling easy.
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Six people from the island came to visit us the next day.
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We printed their pictures and gave them to them.
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Three generations.
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People from Eastern Hollande Cays
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People from Eastern Hollande Cays
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People from Eastern Hollande Cays
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People from Eastern Hollande Cays
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Standard mode of transportation in San Blas.
In the western San Blas some people had outboards.
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Melinda bought a necklace for $2. It was made from fish teeth. "A big black fish," to be precise.
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Loading up
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Locusts in Panama!
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Melinda and a couple of Kunas, undoubtedly  discussing the merits of the Core 2 Duo processor vs. the AMD Athlon.
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Sunrise! I don't see too many of these.
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Maybe there's somethign to that "Red sky at morning..." stuff?
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Big ships on radar outside the Panama Canal