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How to Buy the Perfect Panama Hat

How to Buy the Perfect Panama Hat

What do actresses Jennifer Aniston, Gwyneth Paltrow and celebrities like Miss Ecuador have in common?  And when they were alive, President Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, Humphrey Bogart and Gary Cooper were already part of the trend.   Wearing a Panama hat! Contrary to popular belief, the glorious Panama hat originates in Ecuador—not Panama.  This remarkably…

Ecolodging in Panama

Ecolodging in Panama

More than Panama hats Indeed, the famous Panama hat is actually made in Ecuador. You can read about this phenomenon in a previous Vamostravelblog.             On this trip, however, we experience more of Panama’s natural world at Los Quetzales, a mountain ecolodge in Guadalupe village not far from the border with Costa Rica. Cloud Forest…