Tag Archives: Panama

High Tides and Pounding Waves

Something is going on in the Pacific Ocean, and I have heard that there are unusually high tides and large waves all along the coasts of Central and South America. Some say it is the season, and others say that … 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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More Panamanian Greenery

Today I went southwest towards La Barqueta beach. I thought about going to the beach to check out the waves. There are really high tides and big waves right now all along Central and South America. By the time I … Continue reading

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The Rainy Season, or the Green Season

There are two seasons here, the dry season or summer, and the rainy season or green season. The dry season begins in December and goes to sometime in April. It rarely rains and some days are very windy. The temperature … 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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Weekly Photo Challenge: Motion

Weekly Photo Challenge: Motion I’ve been thinking about this for days and have drawn a blank. Birds fly by, hummingbirds visit the patio, many things are in motion but there hasn’t been anything this week that has inspired me to grab … Continue reading

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The Finca – Another Farm Report

On Saturday, Cedo was headed out to do some errands and check on things at the farm, so I went with her. There are two new calves and I wanted to see them, and we always have a good time … 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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Sugar Cane

They grow lots of sugar cane in this area. When I ride my bike south and west of David I pass huge fields of it. One day when I was out I came across workers harvesting the sugar cane. I … Continue reading

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A Toucan in the Yard

We were sitting on the patio yesterday talking,  and suddenly Joel hollered TOUCAN!  He spotted it as it flew through the yard and landed on our orange tree. I grabbed the camera and headed into the yard thinking it was … Continue reading

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