Category Archives: food

A Surprise Treat – Great Italian Food in Coronado

Across from our hotel was a very pleasant looking little restaurant, Luna Rossa, so we decided to wander in for lunch. We never expected such a wonderful lunch! The management is from Florence, Italy, and I haven’t had such good … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Fish Market

When there is no more fish in the freezer, it’s time to go to Pedregal to buy more from the fishermen. My friend Cedo wanted to come along too, so off we went. Pedrigal is a town just a few … Continue reading

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Marañón – Cashews

Summer in Panama is the time for cashews, both the nuts and the fruits. It’s really interesting to see how they grow! Before living in Panama I didn’t know there is also fruit, usually called a cashew apple. It’s very … Continue reading

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Produce in Chiriqui Province, Panama

People ask me about fruits and vegetables here. We’re very lucky to live in Chiriqui Province where most of the produce is grown. We have fresh fruits and vegetables available every day, and it’s very inexpensive if you buy it … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Beginning

Weekly Photo Challenge: Beginning This week’s theme might be obvious, but I couldn’t help it — it’s a simple and common word, yet can evoke very powerful, emotional images. Let’s see beginning through your lens!  Beginning? That sounds easy enough but the more I … Continue reading

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Breadfruit – Fruta del Pan

I have admired a beautiful tree in our neighborhood for quite some time now. A while ago, it started making some sort of fruit. I started to wonder if it was a breadfruit. A bit of research told me that … Continue reading

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Gringos at Gringos

Thursday we went to a gringos meeting at the new Gringos Restaurant, and had a lot of fun. We heard about the meeting from the yahoo group, Gringos in David Panama. We went to the Gringos Restaurant when we were … Continue reading

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Our Cost of Living in Panama – April

It is the last day of April, and I am totaling up our expenses. I didn’t post anything for March since both of us were traveling out of the country for part of the month but for April, except for a few … Continue reading

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Mango Season!

There are mango trees all over town with fruit on them. Some of these trees are huge! If they are in a well traveled area the fruit is usually picked up. If you can find one in a less traveled … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: A Day in My Life

Weekly Photo Challenge: A Day in My Life I used to get asked a lot – “What are you going to DO with yourself all day, now that you won’t be working??”  This is what I did with myself yesterday. It … Continue reading

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