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.

Pan-American Highway Construction

The Pan-American Highway in Eastern Panama is a good, 4 lane highway. The Pan-American Highway in Western Panama between Santiago and David, however, is in very poor condition and only 2 lane. A few months ago a massive construction project … Continue reading

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Pedasi Beaches

The southern part of the Azuero Peninsula of Panama is known for the beautiful beaches. Since I was down there visiting my good friend and fellow blogger,  we decided to pick up another friend and blogger and enjoy a visit … Continue reading

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Mi Amiga y Su Bici

Originally posted on In Da Campo :
My friend Kris came for a visit over the weekend in a non traditional kind of way, traveling part of the way on her bicicleta.  I rode out to meet her at the edge…

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A Bike Tour to Pedasi

I just returned from my first out of town bike tour to Pedasi, where I visited good friends and a fellow blogger. Actually, I started on the bus. The very busy Pan-American Highway is under construction between David and Santiago … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Scale

Weekly Photo Challenge: Scale Some of the trees here in Panama are massive, on a scale that is unusual in the US. We were out biking yesterday and took a break in the shade of this one. Related articles Weekly … Continue reading

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Rich? Poor? Perceptions of Money

We are very rich in the things that matter – family, friends, happiness, a good life, and having what we need. But, this post is about money. We are in an interesting situation here. We are from the USA but … Continue reading

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Some Scenery and Some Critters

I’ve been up early a few mornings, even early enough to see the sunrise colors! This is out of character for me but I do enjoy seeing the beautiful, cool, calm morning. We also had rain on Monday and Tuesday! … Continue reading

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Boquete and More

Sunday we all set off for another day trip, this time up the Boquete side of the mountain. Since I didn’t make it all the way up on my bike trip with Jérémy, I figured he should at least have … Continue reading

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The Finca (the Farm), and Other Interesting Sights

Saturday Jérémy, Lauren (a very recently arrived new expat), Cedo, and I set off to visit the finca. I hadn’t been there in a while so I was interested to see it again. First though, we stopped in Concepción where … Continue reading

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The Adventure Continues

There continues to be a lot going on around here, much of it bicycle related. We had a great young Polish couple stay with us for a couple nights, and it was so interesting to hear about their experiences and … Continue reading

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