Author Archives: Kris C

About Kris C

We live in David, Chiriqui Provence, Republic of Panama! This blog is about some of our experiences in our new country.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Monument

Weekly Photo Challenge: Monument In this week’s challenge, show us your take on a monument (broadly defined). It could be a fresh angle on a well-known tourist site, or a place nobody knows outside your community. It doesn’t even have to … Continue reading

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Last Stop, Aruba

The last stop on the cruise was Aruba, and we were told this is the best of all. We decided to spring for a tour this time, and got on a bus that took us around the north end of … Continue reading

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Next Stop – Bonaire

Bonaire looked similar to Curaçao – beautiful water, dry land, desert type plants, wind, and pretty pastel buildings. It is also a Dutch territory and also has multilingual people. Tourism is a big industry because of the wonderful diving and … Continue reading

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First Island Stop – Curaçao

Curaçao is an island in the southern Caribbean, north of the coast of Venezuela. You can find it on Google maps and there is a lot of background information on Wikipedia. I knew very little about any of the islands … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Threshold

Weekly Photo Challenge – Threshold In a post created specifically for this challenge, share a photo that captures the threshold — that point just before the action happens, that oh-so-sweet moment of anticipation before that new beginning. It could be … Continue reading

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Monday, a Day at Sea

We left Cartagena Sunday evening, and Monday was a full day at sea while we made our way to Curacao. We spent the day wandering around the ship, exercising in the gym, enjoying the food,  taking some random photos, sorting … Continue reading

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Cartagena, and the Container Port at Night

The ship didn’t leave Cartagena until after dark, so I had fun taking some photos from the deck. Even on Sunday night, the container port was very busy. Containers were taken off the shop next to us, loaded on to … Continue reading

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More Cartagena, Colombia

I was so excited to see Cartagena. It looked gorgeous from the water, and I had read a bit about the city and the interesting historic section which was supposed to be an easy distance from the port. What a … Continue reading

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Cartagena, Columbia

The first stop on our cruise was Cartagena, Columbia. I was very excited to visit here! This was my first glimpse of Columbia and South America, and I was curious to see what it was like. We woke to a beautiful … Continue reading

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New Travel Adventures

We have been on a cruise with limited (expensive) internet, so apologies to everyone I haven’t answered. I’ll be catching up over the next few days. There were no limitations on photo taking though so you have been warned. There … Continue reading

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