Category Archives: Panama

Observations – Regarding Moving To Panama

There is an excellent article today on Chiriqui Chatter.  http://www.chiriquichatter.net/blog/2017/03/26/observations-regarding-moving-to-panama/ Here’s just a little of it: “I know I haven’t posted much lately, but I have several items consuming my time. However, I have had some time to observe several … Continue reading

Posted in Panama | 2 Comments

Mosquito Patrol

The Ministerio de Salud (Health Department) paid us a visit yesterday. They were going house to house to check for standing water and to educate people on mosquito control. The first time they did this was last October which made … Continue reading

Posted in Panama | 22 Comments

New Bus Terminal, and a Few Other Things

The day started with a motmot eating his breakfast as we ate ours. I couldn’t see exactly what he had, but I think it was a butterfly. After breakfast I set out for a ride. As I left the neighborhood, … Continue reading

Posted in Panama | 12 Comments

Feria Internacional de David

The Feria Internacional de David (the International Fair of David) is a big event held every March. It is attended by around 350,000 people, and attracts 500 vendors and exhibitors from Panama and many neighboring countries. New ideas and technologies … Continue reading

Posted in Panama | 6 Comments

No More Immigration News

It seems like the recent immigration changes are the biggest topic of conversation lately. Nothing new has happened in the last couple days so I’m happy to turn my attention to just some mundane bits of life that have been … Continue reading

Posted in Panama | 12 Comments

More From Immigration

This article HERE was published today in La Prensa. It basically says that if a tourist is in Panama for 5 months, they must leave for 30 days before they will be allowed back into Panama. But, if they are … Continue reading

Posted in Panama | 12 Comments

Immigration is Cracking Down on Perpetual Tourists

This message has been shared in a few places, one of which is the blog of our David embassy warden. http://www.chiriquichatter.net/blog/2017/03/15/message-for-u-s-citizensinformation-on-panamanian-immigration-regulations/ The short version is that tourists are allowed to stay for 180 days, and then they must leave for a … Continue reading

Posted in Panama | 9 Comments

Photos from our bike ride in hot,dry David, Panama

This gallery contains 13 photos.

Originally posted on FindingMySelfinPanama:
We  hopped on our bikes this morning and had a great time right around our neighborhood stopping for photo ops.  We have about one more month of very dry weather before everything greens up, but it’s…

Gallery | Leave a comment

Around the Neighborhood

I hadn’t been out on my bike for SO long! I don’t know, inertia, laziness, busy… but yesterday Joel gave me the boost I needed to get out there. We didn’t go far but it felt great! I took my … Continue reading

Posted in Panama | 18 Comments

Spanish Classes Available

Living in Panama, or any Spanish speaking country is so much easier and so much more fun when you know some Spanish! I thank my teacher every day for my ability to communicate, and for my ability to have Panamanian … Continue reading

Posted in Panama | 8 Comments