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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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My New Shower Buddy

Joel and I were taking a shower the other day. I had my hair all lathered up and my eyes closed to keep the soap out of them, and he tells me “don’t move” in a very serious but quiet … Continue reading

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Ancon Hill Birds

One thing we loved at La Estancia was all the birds. The staff had a bird feeder and hung out bunches of bananas and there was always a variety of birds coming to eat. You could sit out on the … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Perspective

Weekly Photo Challenge: Perspective This week’s photo challenge is about perspective: post a photo which is not what it seems to be. Make sure you share what the photo actually is of in its caption! For those who are looking for an … Continue reading

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Motmots and Tutarones, a bit of Panama Wildlife

We see so many birds here! A frequent visitor and one of my favorites is the Blue-Crowned Motmot. They are a bit larger than most of the yard visitors, very quiet, and usually visit singly or in pairs. Like all … Continue reading

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More Flowers in the Chiriqui Mountains

At Boquete Tree Trek, they have put a lot of effort into making the grounds beautiful. Not far from our cabin was a little stream where flowers had been planted and there were walkways that made it easy to wander and enjoy … Continue reading

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A New Spot at the River

There is a large space next to our neighborhood ready for houses, and the other day my neighbor and I went there to hunt for stones to build fountains. I also discovered that there is a road down to the … Continue reading

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Butterflies at the River

We visited the river a couple days ago and we met with the most interesting sight! There were so many butterflies on the river bank, and quite a few different kinds. It’s the summer dry season now, so I think … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: One

Weekly Photo Challenge: One This week, we want to see photos that focus on one thing. Maybe you’ve got a stark photo of a single tree silhouetted against the setting sun, or a lone sandpiper wandering the beach as waves crash. … Continue reading

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The River – more photos

We live next to a river and it’s a really beautiful place. I never get tired of going there with my camera! We are in the rainy season now and everything is incredibly green and lush.

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