Iguana Island, the Pedasi Wildlife Refuge

Iguana Island is the main attraction of Pedasi, apart from the humpback whales that can be seen on a combined tour with the island. It is only possible to see whales in Panama during June or July until October in … Read More

How to get to Pedasi or Playa Venao?

One of the first questions we get asked is how to get to Pedasi or Playa Venao? This small town is located on the Azuero Peninsula of Panama in the Los Santos Province. It is not the capital of the … Read More

The Day of the Pollera Celebrates the Dress of the Panamanian Woman

It is said that the pollera is the most beautiful national dress in the world. And I think that’s a difficult thing to debate. This outfit represents the history and identity of the Panamanian people. The Day of the Pollera … Read More

Patron Saints of Santa Librada in Las Tablas (2023)

The Patron Saints of Santa Librada are the most important religious festival in Las Tablas. The Carnivals in Las Tablas attract more people, followed by this celebration that takes over the town for a week. Santa Librada, better known as … Read More

5 places to stop while driving from Panama City to Pedasí

Driving from Panama City to Pedasi takes about four hours without traffic or stops. But this can be quite exhausting, especially for those with children. Many people stop for lunch on the way as there are many restaurants on the … Read More

When can you see Humpback Whales in Panama?

Living in Pedasi one of the things you look forward to is seeing the humpback whales in Panama. A couple of weeks ago I went to Playa Arenal to celebrate Earth Day and there was a stand by the Ministry … Read More

Pedasi Kite Festival is Back!

Pedasi now has its own annual Kite Festival called “The Sky is the Limit”! The fourth version of the Pedasi Kite Festival will be held on Sunday, February 12 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the old airport of … Read More

Thousand Polleras Festival is Back in 2023!

I remember going to the first when the Thousand Polleras Festival when it was pretty much a thousand polleras. Now the name should be changed since there are a lot more than a thousand women who parade down the streets … Read More

Save the Turtles protects the Olive Ridley Sea Turtle in Playa Venao

The Azuero Peninsula is one of the best places to see turtles in Panama. This part of the country is made up of three provinces: Herrera, Los Santos and Veraguas. It is possible to find turtles in Panama from the … Read More

Christmas Party for the Children in Los Asientos School

I went to Boquete at the end of November to meet Tammy, my best friend from high school. Her mother, who used to be a teacher at our school, lives there. They were organizing a Thanksgiving party for the Ngobe … Read More