Tag Archives: David

Waterfall Hostel

There is a new hostel a bit north of David on the northbound road towards Boquete. We stopped by the other day and Peter, the owner, gave us a nice tour. It’s in a really pretty spot by a river and … Continue reading

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The Municipal Market

There is a big municipal market on the south side of town, and it is interesting to see how it has grown. I first visited it when it was quite new and wrote a post about it HERE. At that … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Full Moon

The night before the full moon was perfect. A beautiful, bright moon rose behind the trees in a clear sky with just enough clouds to make it interesting. It was so pretty that I had to go out in front … Continue reading

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A Blue Bug

We were hunting for mangoes one day when I saw what looked like a very large wasp. It was very busy scurrying around in the leaves, opening and closing its wings. When the sun caught the wings there will be … Continue reading

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My Panamanian Neighborhood

It is easy to forget that my every day life is interesting to other people. So, I am going to try to post more about daily things. One thing I see almost every day is my neighborhood, and the two mile route … Continue reading

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Shopping for Fabric in Panama

I was really surprised to see how much less the fabric costs here! Today we visited a couple fabric shops so I took a few photos. I wasn’t supposed to be taking photos inside but I did sneak a couple, … Continue reading

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Buying Fruits and Vegetables

This is my very favorite store! I’m probably there 3-4 times/week, either at this shop or another like it. There are many of these fruit and vegetable markets around town. This is one of the bigger ones, and others can … Continue reading

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It’s Mango Season!

Mangoes do very well in Panama, and many of the trees are huge and very old. Not only are they beautiful trees, they give wonderful fruit. I always look forward to mango season! There are many types, some earlier, some … Continue reading

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Just a Few Miscellaneous Photos of This and That

I have various photos that don’t fit under any particular subject, just things I’ve come across as I go about my days. It is really nice here now. The rainy season has returned. It isn’t raining most days but we … Continue reading

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House Sharing in David #2

This home is in Villa del Carmen, a quiet middle class Panamanian neighborhood on the north side of David, just within the city limits. The neighborhood is surrounded by woods and a beautiful river runs along the east side. There … Continue reading

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