Tag Archives: Panama

Mi Jardin es Tu Jardin in Boquete

I was in Boquete last week and my friend suggested we have lunch at Mi Jardin es Tu Jardin (My Garden is Your Garden) in Boquete. This place has been known for some time for its beautiful gardens. Unfortunately the … Continue reading

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Summer Flowers

There are two seasons in Panama, summer (dry and windy, Dec – April), and rainy (May – Nov). Right now we are in summer. It almost never rains, some days are very windy, a lot of the grass and plants … Continue reading

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Iguanas in the Trees

Iguanas are large lizards, but they are also fast and agile climbers. I didn’t realize how high they can climb though, until we saw a couple waaaaay up in a tree. That red arrow in the photo, that is about … Continue reading

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Brush Fire

We were relaxing in the house the other night when we saw a truck come down our dead end street with bright flashing blue lights. It left, went up the street, came back down our street, and then pulled into … Continue reading

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There’s a Bug in the Shower

I woke up this morning to find a huge bug in the shower. I’ve seen one like it in the outside laundry room just a week or two ago and was quite impressed with it then also. UPDATE – thanks … Continue reading

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A Lizard, a Snake, a Moon, and some Birds

How’s that for an unlikely combination of things! But, this is Panama where unlikely things happen. This is just a bit of a day in the life of an expat in Panama. There is a video at the bottom of … Continue reading

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Mighty Machines

They are building a new bus terminal not far from where I live, and there are plenty of mighty machines on the job. I learned about mighty machines from my grandson who loves big machines and his videos by that … Continue reading

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Feliz Navidad

Today is Christmas, always a fun holiday in Panama. There are signs of Christmas well in advance, particularly in the stores who have decorations and gifts for sale a month or two ahead of time. Later on, closer to Christmas, … Continue reading

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Three Years in Panama

Three years? How can that be? In a way it seems like I arrived only a short time ago, and in another way it seems like this has been my normal life for quite a while, nothing new, strange, or … Continue reading

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Some Critters, Some Birds

I have been sorting through some photos that have been accumulating over the last few weeks and thought these were fun. I always have a camera nearby because you just never know what you are going to see. (warning, bug … Continue reading

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