International Lifestyle Magazine Issue 49 - Page 63

“With expert and a friendly team of guides available to give you an intimate and personal tour of the Emberá village you can discover the wonderful quality of life that the Embera have and one you have probably been searching for..” W ithin issue 48 we looked at Whale Watching in Panama, giving you the opportunity to see these beautiful animals within their own environments and running alongside this business is another, offering you the fantastic opportunity to visit the village of Embera Puru. Anne Gordon, owner, has a true Lifestyle story, of how she came to be here and it demonstrates perfectly the wonders of life and how it can lead us to new adventures. Anne Gordon was an animal trainer for film & TV for over 20 years when she was hired in early 2004, to work on a film “The End of the Spear” to be shot in the jungles of Panama. The production company had contracted to use the Embera’ tribe as their actors for this real life story. Anne got to know many of the Embera’ people and fell in love with their quality of life and how warm and open hearted they are. And as fate would have it she is now married to one of the Embera’ men from the village of Embera’ Puru! Anne has been fully accepted as one of the family and tribe by Otniel’s family and tribe members. She has the unique position as an insider into tribal life and culture as well as knowing what interests you have as a tourist viewing the Embera’ and their lifestyle as a visitor from the “modern” world. Come meet the people of Embera’ Puru, they are as eager to meet you as you are them. Located just a short drive outside of Panama City or Colon, Panama. With expert and a friendly team of guides available to give you an intimate and personal tour of the Emberá village you can discover the wonderful quality of life that the Embera have and one you have probably been searching for.. They are beautiful people both inside and out and are very quick to smile and laugh. They will welcome you with warm and open hearts. The Emberá people are eager to share their culture and traditions with visitors and are very comfortable with you taking photos of them. In fact, they are equally curious about you and your lifestyle as you are about them. www.internationallifestylemagazine.com