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New Year’s Effigies in San Clemente, Ecuador (repost)

New Year’s Effigies in San Clemente, Ecuador.  reposted from http://johnandmarylivingitupinecuador.wordpress.com/ This is Ecuador, not Panama but I think the practice of burning the negativities of the past year in an effigy is common throughout Latin America. My friends and neighbors here are very … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve in Panama

We spent New Year’s Eve in our street, and it was quite the street party! We also learned a lot about Panamanian New Year’s traditions. There were the expected fireworks all over the neighborhood, and we continue to be surprised … Continue reading

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