PACIFIC  Panama's Pacific Side

Panama 1977-1979

Howard, as viewed from the air

Howard, as viewed from Cerro Cabra

Various views of Panama City c. 1978

View of Casco Viejo from Ancon Hill

Ancon Inn in 1977 on far street corner, Gran Morrison in foreground.

Photo ©1977 Mike Packett. Used with permission.

Taboga Island, about an hour boat ride from the Pacific coast. Mainland Panama in background, 1979.

Summer festival, July 1979:

Coronado Sunset 1979

Panama 1999-2000

Rio Mar January 2000

Statue of Vasco Núñez de Balboa, the first European to see the Pacific Ocean in 1513.

Panama Viejo Ruins. Founded in 1591 by Pedro Arias de Avila and destroyed in 1671 by Welsh buccaneer Sir Henry Morgan.

Casco Viejo, the site of the new Panama City established c. 1673 after the destruction of the old,
approximately five miles west. Now the oldest part of modern day Panama City. Looking down the coast at modern day Panama City.

Except where noted, all photos ... © 1978, 1979, 1999, 2000 Bud Tristano

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