Tag Archives: Chiriqui

Mi Jardin es Tu Jardin in Boquete

I was in Boquete last week and my friend suggested we have lunch at Mi Jardin es Tu Jardin (My Garden is Your Garden) in Boquete. This place has been known for some time for its beautiful gardens. Unfortunately the … Continue reading

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Summer Flowers

There are two seasons in Panama, summer (dry and windy, Dec – April), and rainy (May – Nov). Right now we are in summer. It almost never rains, some days are very windy, a lot of the grass and plants … Continue reading

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Iguanas in the Trees

Iguanas are large lizards, but they are also fast and agile climbers. I didn’t realize how high they can climb though, until we saw a couple waaaaay up in a tree. That red arrow in the photo, that is about … Continue reading

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There’s a Bug in the Shower

I woke up this morning to find a huge bug in the shower. I’ve seen one like it in the outside laundry room just a week or two ago and was quite impressed with it then also. UPDATE – thanks … Continue reading

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A Lizard, a Snake, a Moon, and some Birds

How’s that for an unlikely combination of things! But, this is Panama where unlikely things happen. This is just a bit of a day in the life of an expat in Panama. There is a video at the bottom of … Continue reading

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Three Years in Panama

Three years? How can that be? In a way it seems like I arrived only a short time ago, and in another way it seems like this has been my normal life for quite a while, nothing new, strange, or … Continue reading

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Some Critters, Some Birds

I have been sorting through some photos that have been accumulating over the last few weeks and thought these were fun. I always have a camera nearby because you just never know what you are going to see. (warning, bug … Continue reading

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Just Some Scenery

I went to Volcan and Cero Punta a while back with some friends. It was a pretty, but rainy and hazy day. I was sorting through photos and found a few worth sharing. This is at Macho de Monte. There … Continue reading

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Pavo de Campo

There are some new birds at Cedo’s house – three turkeys. They are pavo de campo, or wild field/countryside turkeys, not the type we think of for Thanksgiving dinner. There are very few of the left and Cedo wants to … Continue reading

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Afternoon Rain

I was standing on the terrace yesterday afternoon watching it rain. We seem to be getting a bit more rain lately, though it still doesn’t rain every day. I like the rain. It keeps everything green and beautiful and usually … Continue reading

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