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The Big Show Airs Tonight! :)

That’s right, Julian and Camilla’s World Odyssey episode of Panama starts airing tonight on Travel Channel UK, which broadcasts on cable and satellite systems around the globe. So be sure to catch it if you get this channel! For details, click on the link!

They’re puttin’ us on the teevee…

The TV crew and Karen hard at work filming at Chichime'

The TV crew and Karen hard at work filming at Chichime

So while we’re in Panama City after finishing our latest trip last week, I get an email from a Kiwi/British TV crew that was on their way to shoot Panama for a Travel Channel UK show called “Julian and Camilla’s World Odyssey”.  The producer, Camilla (who’s also one of the show’s hosts), tells me that Panama’s tourism board dropped the ball on them, and they were now without a plan to shoot Panama, much less San Blas.

Camilla had found Andiamo via some posts on the Lonely Planet forum, and asked me if I’d be willing to take her and her crew along for a sail around San Blas so they can get some footage and do some interviews with the local Kuna folks. Turns out we actually had a sail planned for that weekend with some guests, so we could make it work. (more…)