Tag Archives: David

Building a Bridge

There is a bridge over the Pan-American Highway here, and we have enjoyed watching the process from breaking ground to the traffic now driving over the new bridge. It has been fascinating! July 2013, big equipment showed up on either side of … Continue reading

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Panama Cost of Living Report – October 2014

What does it cost to live in Panama? The answer can vary widely depending on where and how you live. I can tell you though what it cost us to live in David, Chiriqui, for the month of October. Fixed … Continue reading

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Critters of the Day

Yesterday was an interesting day for new critters. . . . . There is always something new around here, but yesterday we saw quite a few interesting critters all in the same day. I love being outside so much I’m spending … Continue reading

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The New Public Market

There has been a very large, shiny building under construction in David. I heard some time ago that it was going to be a market to house the merchants that are usually on the street. Tuesday I was shopping with … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Split-Second Story

Split-Second Story  For this week’s challenge, we want you to become a documentary photographer and attempt to capture a candid moment of a person, place, or thing. Put your National Geographic hat on and tell a story by documenting a … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Biking

I’ve been riding my bicycle a lot, as I mentioned in my last post. Riding here in Panama is different than in the US. Many people have bikes as their main mode of transportation so there are always bikes in … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: On Top

Weekly Photo Challenge: On Top In a post created specifically for this challenge, share a photo that means On Top! We have been watching the construction of an overpass for months. Friday was Good Friday-Viernes Santo, so the workmen were on … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life

Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life For this challenge, document the movement (or stillness) of a street: tell a story with your snapshot, capture a scene that reveals a bit about a place, or simply show us where you live — or … Continue reading

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Cabalgata – the Parade of Horses

I have never seen so many horses! Someone said there were 5000 horses and riders participating. The parade, or cabalgata, takes place every year on March 19th and people come from everywhere to participate. We have been seeing horses in … Continue reading

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A Day in Panama – some random photos

Sometimes just the little things are interesting, things you pass as you go through your day. These photos are some of my last day or two. Always keep a camera with you!

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