Author Archives: Kris Cunningham

About Kris Cunningham

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

Macho de Monte, revisted

Macho de Monte is an amazing river canyon near Cuesta Piedra, a town between Conception and Volcan.  I met up with a bunch of Boquete expats near Dolega so we could drive to Volcan together, and I was thrilled when … Continue reading

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Car Trouble in Panama

A little bad luck, a lot of good luck and good people, and an interesting day. I have a 97 Mazda, not fancy but a sturdy little car. I have had a number of people beg me to sell it … Continue reading

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The Birthday Party

Originally posted on Rewired and Retired in Nicaragua:
My carrot cake at the birthday party The Birthday Party January 22, 2005           It was at Alba Ligia’s sixth birthday celebration, where I learned the meaning of compassionate immersion, creative ingenuity,…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Refraction

Weekly Photo Challenge: Refraction  For this photo challenge, show us what “refraction” means to you. It could be an image taken in a reflective surface, it could be light bent from behind an object, or it could mean remedial math … Continue reading

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Two Years

It is hard to believe my two year mark passed on the 10th of this month. The time has gone fast and it hardly seems possible. But, it also feels like I have been here long enough that this life is … Continue reading

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Goodie Bags for Los Ramos

Originally posted on Rewired and Retired in Nicaragua:
It’s not often that one gets to see immediate results of their donations or knows that all of the money received goes directly to those who need it the most. For $800…

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Unwelcome Guests

It is common knowledge that as a traveller, you can pick up something that will give you a tummy upset. Usually these things are caused by unfamiliar bacteria in the water or on fruits or vegetables. Thankfully the problem usually … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Refraction

Weekly Photo Challenge: Refraction  For this photo challenge, show us what “refraction” means to you. It could be an image taken in a reflective surface, it could be light bent from behind an object, or it could mean remedial math … Continue reading

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Here is what your Ometepe donations have bought!

Originally posted on FindingMySelfinPanama:
I thought everyone would liked to see just what the money donated to the Ometepe relief has purchased. Deb Goehring posted to Facebook and I cut and pasted her photo and text. She is THRILLED  and…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Dreamy

Weekly Photo Challenge: Dreamy  This week, we’d like to see an image that looks dreamy to you. A photo of a place you often visit in dreams. A snapshot of your dreamy boy- or girlfriend. A scene that looks a … Continue reading

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