Category Archives: insects

Scorpion? Again?

We were told that scorpions tend to come in houses during the dry season because they are looking for water. We have found this to be true so far. We are now in the height of rainy season though and … Continue reading

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Bugs in Nicaragua

It is a rainy day today, perfect for sorting photos, catching up on blog posts, and cleaning up from a bug invasion. You know me and bugs :D  I haven’t been specifically looking for them or working in the yard … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Dialogue

Weekly Photo Challenge: Dialogue  for this week’s challenge, bring together two of your photos into dialogue. What do they say to each other? These were found within a few feet of each other on the same wall.   Related articles … Continue reading

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Bugs and Critters of the Day

We have bugs. I have a camera. You know what that means. Bug pictures! There is always something interesting crawling or flying around here. I love being outdoors here, and have been spending many late evenings outdoors on the terrace … Continue reading

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Bugs

My life would not be complete without photos of bugs now and then. Most of these were seen on a pillar on the terrace one day so I grabbed my macro lens to take a closer look. The field of … Continue reading

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An Interesting Bug

Snakes, bugs… I know, I know but I keep seeing things I’ve never seen before. This bug was sitting on a pail in the utility room one night, and then on the broom handle. It looked like some sort of … Continue reading

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Hiking at Rambala

One morning a small group of us set off for a hike in the jungle, led by the caretaker and hiking guide Javier. He has made a path up behind the main grounds of the Rambala Jungle Lodge that leads … Continue reading

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Last Stop, Rambala

Our last stop in our travels was the Rambala Jungle Lodge. We had been here before so I knew what it was like, and I was really looking forward to going there again. Jungle Lodge doesn’t fully explain what this … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Spring

Weekly Photo Challenge: Spring – For this week’s challenge, share a photo which describes what spring means to you. Panama has two seasons, dry and rainy, so we don’t have spring. But we are currently coming out of the dry season … Continue reading

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Dengue Fever

A flyer fell out of a package of trash bags so I picked it up. I know that there is dengue fever in Panama, and that the authorities are working hard to prevent it and educate people on mosquito control. … Continue reading

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