Monthly Archives: June 2011

An Evening at Diablo Rosso in Casco Viejo

Casco Viejo, Panama Real Estate and Lifestyle at Casco Viejo Last Friday we went to one of Diablo Rosso`s art shows in Casco Viejo, which was named using the game of words Diablo (Devil in Spanish):  “A Friend of the Devil is a Friend of Mine”.  The show featured several young artists with some playful pieces and of course the really bizarre ones.  Whether is a movie night (Cena Cine) or one of their shows, it is always great to pass by and be surrounded by young, creative souls.  In Spanish we have a saying “God makes them, the Devil … Continue reading

Bill Clinton visits Casco Viejo, Panama

Panama Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Real Estate For Sale, For Rent at Panama`s Historic District   US former President Bill Clinton was seen this past week roaming the streets of Casco Viejo, Panama`s 300 year old colonial city. Under the Panamanian tropical sun, and wearing a “Panama Hat”, orange polo shirt and kaki pants, Clinton enjoyed restaurants and bought handcrafts. He came to Panama to give a conference called “Embracing our common humanity” and during his brief time in our country he visited two sites: the Panama Canal and Casco Antiguo. Doesn`t that says it all? Casco Antiguo has become … Continue reading

Casco Viejo New Hotel in Town: Casa del Horno

Casco Viejo, Panama, Casco Antiguo Real Estate at Casco Viejo, Panama   New hotel opening doors in Casco Viejo!   Casa del Horno is an Italian owned/run eight suite hotel that takes its name after the historic calicanto stone oven that is located in the building.  Dating from 1886 (or maybe before?) the building has a lot of that charming stone walls and arches feeling that we all love of colonial cities. Each suite is really like a one or two bedroom apartment. Their pricing goes from $250 to $350 per night.  The restaurant downstairs is still on the works, but … Continue reading

Romance at Las Bovedas, Casco Viejo

Panama, Casco Viejo – Casco Antiguo Real Estate for sale, for rent at Panama`s Historic City   What a week! I`ve been running around like crazy. But somehow, in the middle of the hurricane, I came across this couple who was taking photos for their wedding. An entire entourage around them between photographers and friends (taking care of the dress).  Casco Viejo seems to be irresistible for romance. The beautiful marine landscape, the breeze, the park, the birds and children playing. No noise from traffic, no smog, somehow the city manages to fade out and people can unwind and smile. … Continue reading