Tag Archives: Panama

Weekly Photo Challenge: Texture

Weekly Photo Challenge: Texture  This week, share a texture found in an unexpected place. It could be made of natural materials, as in these images, or with man-made objects.  This is a great opportunity to look at the world in a slightly … Continue reading

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Feliz Cumpleaños – Happy Birthday

Before I arrived in Panama I took lessons on line with Yaira through Habla Ya. After spending an hour a day for weeks and months, we became good friends. I knew her before, and during her difficult pregnancy, and was … Continue reading

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Everyday Greetings

It is always interesting to go back to the US and see how it feels. I think the longer I live in Panama the more I notice the differences because Panama has now become my”normal”. What differences struck me the most … 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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A Visit to the Finca (Farm)

My friend Cedo has a farm in Cuestra Piedra. She grew up in that area. Her mother in law was one of the first eight families to live there, and she named the town. I am starting to learn a … 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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Dangerous Snakes

We know there are dangerous snakes here in Panama. We’ve only seen a few snakes but none of the dangerous, until a few days ago. I posted a few photos in the photo challenge recently, and thought this little snake … 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 Challenges: Contrasts

Weekly Photo Challenges: Contrasts. This week, in a post created specifically for this challenge, share your own photo showing a CONTRAST. My friend and fellow blogger Holly had a fun get together after the roof was completed on their casita. I … Continue reading

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Playa La Barqueta – a Visit to the Beach

It’s always fun to have someone new around because you have a good reason to visit all of your favorite spots! Kayla, granddaughter of some good friends, was staying with us for a few days and we had such a … Continue reading

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