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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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A Bit of Sightseeing

There’s been a lot going on around here lately! The most fun thing has been our friends’ granddaughter who stayed with us for a little while. I had a great time showing her some of the things I love in … Continue reading

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Are You Happy?

Many people are considering a move to Panama, and of course they want to know if they can be happy here. My friend Chris has written an excellent article on this subject. Check it out! Taking the Plunge and Finding … Continue reading

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Los Cangilones de Gualaca

We had been hearing about this great swimming spot in the river canyons near Gualaca for some time, so today we decided to go check it out. What a great afternoon! We had such a good time. Gualaca is a … Continue reading

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