Category Archives: expat

A Visit to Coronado

Our first stop in our current travels has been Coronado. This is a well known beach front community with many expats, located about an hour southwest of Panama City. I can see why expats would want to live here. It … Continue reading

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Bloggers Fun Day Out in Boquete!

Our friends Connie (Our Third Life – Pedasi)  and Mikkel from Pedasi came to David to do a few things, and figured while they were here they would go to the Tuesday market in Boquete. Since Holly (Let the Adventure … Continue reading

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Gringo Meeting

On a good note (after my previous rant :D ) First, the water is back on. It’s really muddy so they must have been fixing something, but it should clear in a while. As much as it’s been raining it … Continue reading

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The Price of Living in Panama

My friends are writing a lot of posts that interest me lately! Today was The Price of Living in Boquete. My friend who lives in Boquete has seen two relocation tours come through town, and overheard what the people were … Continue reading

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Back in the Neighborhood

It’s hard to believe we’ve been back for almost two weeks now. We’ve come back to our quiet life so there isn’t much to report since our return. We’ve been resting up, working in the yard, doing daily things, spending … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Fresh

Weekly Photo Challenge: Fresh The instructions are:   Fresh. The definition for fresh has a bit of a fork in it – it’s a state (new, recent, previously unknown) and it’s a taste or sensation (cool, sweet, invigorating, refreshing).  I’m going to let … Continue reading

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How did we ever have time to work?

Before we moved, people asked us – “When you are retired, what are you going to DO all day??”  Ha! Not a problem. We find plenty to do, and most of it is more fun than working. Wednesday we went … Continue reading

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A Waterfall by the River

Yesterday, we went a little ways up the Via Boquete to a spot on our list of places to explore. It’s by the river and there is a great waterfall. It looks like someone in the past had made it … Continue reading

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I seem to be out and about today

Habla Ya, the Spanish language school here, is having a contest. Write an essay and win more lessons. I have lots more to learn so I wrote an essay. They posted it today on their blog. http://www.hablayapanama.com/blog/2013/07/2105/ Another site asked … Continue reading

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Move to Paradise

The word “paradise” causes a knee jerk reaction in us. We have seen too much of the hype from companies looking to sell you something – publications, books, expensive conferences, and relocation tours. When were in Las Olas there happened … Continue reading

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