Travel and Photography in Panama – Yandup Island

(Last Updated On: 29. October 2018) Please note: to see the first blogpost about my Panama trip, click here, folks. After appr. 40 minutes the plane started to descend. I looked out of the window, but I couldn’t find any signs of civilization. Below us were a mere of jungle and a stripe of a coast in a visible nearness. After 3 more minutes I finally saw it: a tiny stripe near the coast. It was the landing strip and during the last section the pilot began to steer the plan pretty steep downwards. After we had got out of the plane, there were two guys waiting for us and they brought us by motorized boat to the Yandup Lodge. This tiny isle is located just 2 or 3 kilometers away from the coast, so it took us about 5 or 7 minutes to get there. I sat quite close to the guy who steered the boat, and we could chat a little bit. He´s name was Thomás. On our way to Yandup, we first passed another island which wasn´t really big. On this island was a village or a settlement, if you will. He didn’t speak English so our conversation limited to the spanish basics. But I understood when he told me that this island is the place where he and his companion are living. He called this settlement “comunidad”. This comunidad was a place so much different from that what I was familiar to. So check out the … Continue reading Travel and Photography in Panama – Yandup Island