We stayed three days at Cabanas Burbayar, northeast of Panama City on the Continental Divide on the boundary between the provinces of Panama and San Blas.
This is the Llano Carti road which we took to Burbayar. Needless to say it's 4WD only. This road is actually shown on large-scale maps of Panama such as this one (Look just below El Porvenir).
|Sixto, Burbayar's resident guide, and our guide John Arvin.|
|We saw cashews growing here.|
|Burbayara was just like what you expect a tropical rainforest to be like. The temperatures were comfortable 70's but the humidity was about 99.9%.|
|The terrain was a bit steep in places.|
|Burbayar has no electricity. Our homes for three days were open air huts with a thatched roof. Fortunately there were no mosquitos here, or any place that we went on the entire trip.|
|The main building next door had a thatched porch.|
|Underside of the porch roof.|
|Under which we were served great meals in the open air.|
|... in the evening, by lamplight.|
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