Tag Archives: Panama

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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House Sharing in David #1

Some people have popped up recently looking for short term rental possibilities in this area, so I am putting together a couple things that I know about. Here in David short term rentals are probably a bit difficult to find. … Continue reading

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la Feria Internacional de David

La Feria Internacional de David (the International Fair of David) is a yearly event in March. People come from a number of other countries to participate, and the fairgrounds come alive with activity. There are things for sale, things to … Continue reading

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What Happened?

I looked at the calendar and realized it has been over two weeks since I have posted something. I don’t know what happened. A day goes by and I don’t write something, and then another goes by, and then another. … Continue reading

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Albrook, the Panama City Bus Station

Panama has a great bus system but it can be a bit intimidating especially at Albrook, the big bus terminal in Panama City. Maybe a few photos and tips will help. When you arrive at the bus station, probably the … Continue reading

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Residency! (and a good lawyer)

It’s official, we are now legal residents of Panama! We went to Panama City last Wednesday, spent a bit of time at immigration, and left with our official residency cards. I wrote a post about our application process HERE, which we did … Continue reading

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Pedasi Beaches

The southern part of the Azuero Peninsula of Panama is known for the beautiful beaches. Since I was down there visiting my good friend and fellow blogger,  we decided to pick up another friend and blogger and enjoy a visit … Continue reading

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A Bike Tour to Pedasi

I just returned from my first out of town bike tour to Pedasi, where I visited good friends and a fellow blogger. Actually, I started on the bus. The very busy Pan-American Highway is under construction between David and Santiago … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Scale

Weekly Photo Challenge: Scale Some of the trees here in Panama are massive, on a scale that is unusual in the US. We were out biking yesterday and took a break in the shade of this one. Related articles Weekly … Continue reading

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Traveling Back to the USA

We’ve been here over two years now, and it’s interesting the different thoughts that come to mind when I return to the USA. It’s the same trip back to the same country, but different things seem to strike me as … Continue reading

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