Weekly Photo Challenge: Achievement

Weekly Photo Challenge: Achievement This week, show us a photo that says “achievement” to you: people meeting a long-worked-for goal. Something tangible you’ve created. A view from a journey you’ve completed, or the stating point of a journey not yet made or a project you hope to finish. We look forward to being inspired!


This is not an outstanding photo by any means, but I think it fits the photo challenge for a few reasons.

First, it was taken in Panama. We spent years thinking, planning, and then finally moving here. It is an achievement to successfully move to a different country.

Second, this bridge was under construction for many months. This photo was taken the first time my husband went up on it. The construction of the bridge has been a big achievement, and it has been very interesting to watch the progress from the start (and there is a post with lots more photos in the works).

Third, the bridge is steep enough that it takes some effort to get up there, and it reminds me how well we have done riding our bikes. It is an achievement to improve your fitness and health at any age, but now that we are in our 60’s I am even more proud of our achievements.

About Kris Cunningham

We live in David, Chiriqui Provence, Republic of Panama! This blog is about some of our experiences in our new country.
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10 Responses to Weekly Photo Challenge: Achievement

  1. John & Susan says:

    You two have a lot to be proud of! I love the way you compared achievement to the bridge.
    Just think of all your next achievements to come!


  2. I’m proud of your achievements, too. 🙂


  3. Craig McCracken says:

    Hi Kris, I’m coming down in January and if you folks are around I’d like to get together with you both. Thanks in advance Craig


    • Sure, but we’ll be gone after the 7th, probably gone for a couple weeks. If we can catch up with each other we’d be glad to get together.


      • Craig McCracken says:

        Hi again sorry for delay getting back to you, I’m flying in on the 2nd to Panama city and then working my way up to David. If it looks like I’ll be their before 7th just contact through this site? I’m not leaving until 28th so after your back is possible also. Cheers Craig


  4. schuttzie says:

    You both have achieved your dreams, bravo!


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