Panama – between two oceans

Doing business in a relaxed way, living a tropical lifestyle and investing into affordable oceanview property is what makes Panama an outstanding location for entrepreneurs. Here’s a short report, showing what possibilities there are.

Owning a small aircraft in Panama is a great experience. Where can you visit 2 oceans within an hour, cross the jungle while flying from one to the other and end up in a modern metropolitan area? Panama is the answer.

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Few days ago I’ve been starting my Light Sport Aircraft from my homebase in Chame, one hour west of the capitol. Under guard of Panama Advisory and climbing to 5,500 ft, after few minutes the city and Panama Canal entrance appear below.

 

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But I am heading to the Caribbean coast east of El Porvenir today. Turning east from there opens the world of San Blas, a world of coral reefs, palmtrees on small sandy islands, and yachts visiting.

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Climbing up to 9,000 ft and flying 50 nautical miles along the coast brought me to the Kuna Yala village of Playon Chico, with a short airstrip, after some more along the route.

Turning south from here, it is 40 nautical miles only to the Pacific coast and 20 more to the islands of Las Perlas Archipelago. Another tropical paradise.

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After 3 hours and 250 nautical miles, I landed safely on Scarlett Martinez International Airport, where hundreds of all-inclusive tourists from Canada arrive on a weekly basis, getting some tan in Riu, Royal Decameron or Playa Blanca Resort.

What else would you like to do in Panama, all year round?

  • Sailing? Check.
  • Wave and kite surfing? Check.
  • Scubadiving? Check.
  • Kayaking? Check.
  • Gamefishing? Check.
  • Mountainclimbing? Check.
  • Skydiving? Check.

Come and see and live.

(C) All pictures by Panaviacion