Why the name El Gato de Fuego?

So you are probably wondering why we chose the name El Gato de Fuego? Well, John first thought of the ‘Fire Cat’…thinking Jaguar .. Jungle.. strength but I felt that was a bit harsh and wouldn’t necessarily suit all our projects .. then we thought of ‘The fireside cat’ but that implies hearth, heart, home

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The Back-story

John and I arrived in Panama some 7 months ago. We had all sorts of ideas — and after many hours of deliberation, chatting, heated debate and speculation … we went back to our original thoughts! A “backpacker’s” affordable, entry level type hostel. One which would provide a safe and comfortable environment for guests, tourists

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