Monthly Archives: February 2015

14 Casco Outfits

Panama Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo “Who are you wearing?” that was the classic line from Joan Rivers at the  Oscar`s Red Carpet. Well, not that I am even close, but when a friend learned that I was making this “self challenge” on wearing only Casco-bought or Casco-made clothes, she immediately said: You have to make a blog out of each outfit! And this is the result: Photo credits to Mery and dog model credits to Chispa. Location? you guessed it! Arco Properties! So, who am I wearing? here it is: Clothes from: Mamitas  –  Momix – Lido Isle – Guayaberas … Continue reading

Diablo Rosso Opening

Panamá Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Here are photos of the fun opening of Diablo Rosso at El Colegio. Steps away from Plaza Herrera… next to Casco`s next surprise: Felipe Motta`s new store.

Be my Valentine!

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo This year, St. Valentines is basically at the same time as carnivals. If you are a Panamanian, you know what this means: the city is going to be empty. Awesome. And what a better way to celebrate an intimate weekend with your beloved one than staying in Casco. Think about it: no one will be around, you can sleep in late, walk (not take a car, ever), sunbathe at the beach or picnic there, and have a beautiful dinner at a place like Las Clementinas (228.7617 / , which has the most romantic garden … Continue reading

Archaeology in Casco Viejo

Panama Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Before you restore a building in Casco Viejo, you are required to do archaeological studies.  It is fascinating to see them dig and find stuff, but even more when you ask them what does it mean. Yesterday, talking to archaeologist Tomas Mendizabal, we went through some of the bags of material he was pulling out of a recent excavation.  He found out that the water well in the property was “fake” (ornamental) and that if you dig deep enough you find 19th century garbage (bones, pieces of plates and jars).  Although simple, it completes a … Continue reading

Diablo Rosso inaugurates Gallery at El Colegio

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Our favorite “evil” gallery is opening at El Colegio, a few steps away from Plaza Herrera.  Come and check it out! they`ll keep their store at 6th street and will transfer their art gallery activity to El Colegio. Come and check it out!

Amazing Success! A Day at the Bay

Panama Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Last Saturday, neighbors and members of Casco Viejo`s neighborhood association (AVACA) gathered at the Santo Domingo beach to have fun. Do beach-like things. Simply use it. And the result was nothing short of a historic event.  Remember my post about this beach being “alive” back in the 40`s? (here) this was way better! Check it out! and you know what the best is? you don´t need a reason or an event to go.  This is a public beach, an incredible natural resource 15 minutes away from Panama`s modern city, just steps away from your door … Continue reading