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Edward Gazzano Feb 19, 2014 at 03:20 PM

I am going on the March 3-8 trip, traveling as a single but accompanied by my cousin. We are flying SFO to LAX and then to Panama City. Anyone who has recently done this trip have any comments, suggestions, bewares or don't miss items?
Christine Harris Feb 21, 2014 at 10:39 AM

Edward, we just returned from this trip. It was fantastic! Be prepared for the heat & humidity. Our group leaders and speakers were excellent. No worries about the water, no mosquitoes, but bring sunscreen. Enjoy!
Edward Gazzano Feb 21, 2014 at 01:14 PM

Thanks Christine, the sunscreen is a good tip.

Nancy Tibbits Feb 06, 2014 at 12:39 PM

is the water drinkable in Panama?
Nancy Tibbits Feb 10, 2014 at 07:16 PM

Mel Haik Jan 27, 2014 at 03:23 AM

I am a female salsa and Latin dancer, going on the Feb 10-15 trip. Are there any other dancers on the trip?

Mel Haik Jan 27, 2014 at 03:19 AM

My friend Carol and I are flying in late on Feb 9 from Denver. We wanted to arrive one day early in the event of snow delays. If anyone wants to have a tropical adventure w us on Feb 10, u r welcome to join us. Looking forward to this.
Christine Harris Jan 27, 2014 at 10:53 AM

Beginning to think we should have done that. Driving to O'Hare the day before. Hope we get out on the 1oth!

Lenore Spencer Jan 25, 2014 at 07:46 PM

Anyone going Feb 3-8. 8 Relatives from NE, KS, Chicago and Denver plan to go. Some of us will fly out of Denver.

Christine Harris Dec 26, 2013 at 08:14 PM

We are on the February 10th trip. Anybody going? Flying out of O'Hare Capo Airlines ?
Alice Engelman Jan 06, 2014 at 11:49 PM

I'm on the same program, leaving MSP on Feb 9 on Delta. I'm going a day early in case weather here in MN is ugly and I have trouble getting out of town.
Christine Harris Jan 07, 2014 at 03:17 PM

Alice, we'll look forward to meeting you! You might be wise leaving early.... we'll just cross our fingers!
Alice Engelman Jan 11, 2014 at 03:23 PM

Hi Christine. Yes, it will be good to meet. Best wishes to both of us for clear skies and smooth flying.

Carol Ingram Dec 12, 2013 at 04:13 PM

WOuld love names of fellow travelers for the January 20-25th Grit & Glory Panama Canal trip.

Edward Gazzano Sep 07, 2013 at 04:26 PM

I am considering the March 3, 2014 program, which may or may not include a traveling companion. I would fly from San Francisco. Any other single travelers on this trip?
Georgiann Oct 23, 2013 at 05:00 PM

My daughter and I will be on the March 3 Panama trip.

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