San Blas Islands, (Kuna)
2009-03-14 San Blas Islands, Panama, Kuna, an old woman posing for her picture and charging for it. It is fair. We can afford it. Why should they give their pictures away?

2009-03-14 San Blas Islands, Panama, Kuna, an old woman posing for her picture and charging for it. It is fair. We can afford it. Why should they give their pictures away?

2009-03-14 San Blas Islands, Panama, Kuna, an old woman posing for her picture and charging for it. It is fair. We can afford it. Why should they give their pictures away? a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
2009-03-14 San Blas Islands, Panama, Kuna - The Sayla, or chief sits in the hammock and through his speaker he explains the village history and structure to us.

2009-03-14 San Blas Islands, Panama, Kuna – The Sayla, or chief sits in the hammock and through his speaker he explains the village history and structure to us.

2009-03-14 San Blas Islands, Panama, Kuna – The Sayla, or chief sits in the hammock and through his speaker he explains the village history and structure to us. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
2009-03-14 San Blas Islands, Panama, Kuna, Me talking to the Sayla, or village chief through his "speaker"or orator. While the women set up the village to sell crafts the men hide in the community center.

2009-03-14 San Blas Islands, Panama, Kuna, Me talking to the Sayla, or village chief through his “speaker”or orator. While the women set up the village to sell crafts the men hide in the community center.

2009-03-14 San Blas Islands, Panama, Kuna, Me talking to the Sayla, or village chief through his "speaker"or orator. While the women set up the village to sell crafts the men hide in the community center. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
2009-03-14 San Blas Islands, Panama, Kuna -- my friend Manuela, who is from a small village herself discussed the differences of villages with the Kuna men in the Community Center where they were keeping out of the way of the village market.

2009-03-14 San Blas Islands, Panama, Kuna — my friend Manuela, who is from a small village herself discussed the differences of villages with the Kuna men in the Community Center where they were keeping out of the way of the village market.

2009-03-14 San Blas Islands, Panama, Kuna — my friend Manuela, who is from a small village herself discussed the differences of villages with the Kuna men in the Community Center where they were keeping out of the way of the village market. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
2009-03-14 San Blas Islands, Panama, Kuna, Hero of their 1925 Revolution which resulted in their getting these islands and some agricultural land on the mainland. The community center is used by men several times a week and by women the other days.

2009-03-14 San Blas Islands, Panama, Kuna, Hero of their 1925 Revolution which resulted in their getting these islands and some agricultural land on the mainland. The community center is used by men several times a week and by women the other days.

2009-03-14 San Blas Islands, Panama, Kuna, Hero of their 1925 Revolution which resulted in their getting these islands and some agricultural land on the mainland. The community center is used by men several times a week and by women the other days. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
2009-03-14 San Blas Islands, Panama, Kuna - The Sayla, or chief sits in the hammock. His orator or speaker, speaks for him translating an archaic ancient language. When he gives the village histories it goes on for days.

2009-03-14 San Blas Islands, Panama, Kuna – The Sayla, or chief sits in the hammock. His orator or speaker, speaks for him translating an archaic ancient language. When he gives the village histories it goes on for days.

2009-03-14 San Blas Islands, Panama, Kuna – The Sayla, or chief sits in the hammock. His orator or speaker, speaks for him translating an archaic ancient language. When he gives the village histories it goes on for days. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
2009-03-14 San Blas Islands, Panama, Kuna, the houses are made of cane and not much grows between them.

2009-03-14 San Blas Islands, Panama, Kuna, the houses are made of cane and not much grows between them.

2009-03-14 San Blas Islands, Panama, Kuna, the houses are made of cane and not much grows between them. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
2009-03-14 San Blas Islands, Panama, Kuna, another exhibit of food preparation for our benefit.

2009-03-14 San Blas Islands, Panama, Kuna, another exhibit of food preparation for our benefit.

2009-03-14 San Blas Islands, Panama, Kuna, another exhibit of food preparation for our benefit. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
2009-03-14 San Blas Islands, Panama, Kuna, they use long wooden boats to communicate with the mainland where they have farmland and where some of the children go to school, living with relatives.

2009-03-14 San Blas Islands, Panama, Kuna, they use long wooden boats to communicate with the mainland where they have farmland and where some of the children go to school, living with relatives.

2009-03-14 San Blas Islands, Panama, Kuna, they use long wooden boats to communicate with the mainland where they have farmland and where some of the children go to school, living with relatives. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
2009-03-14 San Blas Islands, Panama, Kuna, women selling molas all dressed up for visitors they charge for photos. Most of the cash income comes from the women who run the village.

2009-03-14 San Blas Islands, Panama, Kuna, women selling molas all dressed up for visitors they charge for photos. Most of the cash income comes from the women who run the village.

2009-03-14 San Blas Islands, Panama, Kuna, women selling molas all dressed up for visitors they charge for photos. Most of the cash income comes from the women who run the village. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
2009-03-14 San Blas Islands, Panama, Kuna, Threshing Rice in African Style Mortar, the women put on a cultural theater when there are visitors and set up the village as a stage.

2009-03-14 San Blas Islands, Panama, Kuna, Threshing Rice in African Style Mortar, the women put on a cultural theater when there are visitors and set up the village as a stage.

2009-03-14 San Blas Islands, Panama, Kuna, Threshing Rice in African Style Mortar, the women put on a cultural theater when there are visitors and set up the village as a stage. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
2009-03-14 San Blas Islands, Panama, Kuna, the women set up the village as a whole market and charge 1$US per photo, which seems fair since we do okay economically.

2009-03-14 San Blas Islands, Panama, Kuna, the women set up the village as a whole market and charge 1$US per photo, which seems fair since we do okay economically.

2009-03-14 San Blas Islands, Panama, Kuna, the women set up the village as a whole market and charge 1$US per photo, which seems fair since we do okay economically. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter