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Travel Stories:Panama – Part 5: Portobelo

Are you ready for some pirate action? Because today we will (re)visit the small bayside town of Portobelo, Panamá. This place smells of history and sounds of clanking swords … yet there is not to much else to do there … How to get to Portobelo Here’s were hings get tricky (again). As I’ve talked about in my Santa Catalina – Post: Getting around Panama isn’t that easy, even if you do have a car. And with Portobelo ist was a little bit worse … There are some trips being sold yet … They’re rare and usually not under 100$. Which is a little ridicoulus … But more on that soon. We went on to ask the really nice guy at the El Machico reception and he had a solution: Take the bus. If you want to get to Portobelo you need to get to Albrook Bus Terminal and take the bus headed towards Colón. There’s an express one that will usually not stop inbetween or some more scenic options. Do not go all the …