Tag Archives: Volcan

Just Some Scenery

I went to Volcan and Cero Punta a while back with some friends. It was a pretty, but rainy and hazy day. I was sorting through photos and found a few worth sharing. This is at Macho de Monte. There … Continue reading

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Fun and Flowers and Rain

Last Sunday in Volcan there was a Parada de Flores, or Flower Festival, so Cedo and I went to check it out. We picked up her friend Daisy along the way and headed up the mountain, arriving in Volcan about … Continue reading

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The Finca (the Farm), and Other Interesting Sights

Saturday Jérémy, Lauren (a very recently arrived new expat), Cedo, and I set off to visit the finca. I hadn’t been there in a while so I was interested to see it again. First though, we stopped in Concepción where … Continue reading

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Canyons, Calves, and Coffee

Some friends and I went on an excursion the other day, and I wanted to share a few photos. It is always fun to go with someone when they see a place for the first time. Our first stop was … Continue reading

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Raquel’s Ark Wildlife Rescue

The next stop in our day with friends was Raquel’s Ark in Volcan. Raquel has a number of interesting animals and birds which she cares for and clearly loves. Most are tame and enjoy visitors so it is a great … Continue reading

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Volcan, Cerro Punta, Guadalupe, a great Sunday trip!

Last Sunday we went for a drive with our friends and neighbors across the street. She works hard, takes care of her family, and doesn’t get out as much as you would think. She hasn’t been to Volcan for three … Continue reading

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Volcan | Sitio Barriles | the Barrels Archaeological Site

This is a very interesting site located about six kilometers outside of the town of Volcan. It has artifacts from A.D. 300-900, and is named for the barrel shaped object which was the first artifact found here. Archaeologists from around … Continue reading

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Macho de Monte

Macho de Monte is a beautiful canyon with a river and lots of waterfalls. It’s near Cuesta de Piedra, south of Volcan in Chiriqui Province. Our friends Tony and Carol also wanted to see the place, so we set out … Continue reading

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Cerro Punta – Do You Know Where Your Vegetables Come From?

Saturday we set out to see some new places and had a wonderful day! We headed to Volcan, and then east to Bambito where our friends were exhibiting at an art show. This is a lovely area in the mountains … Continue reading

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Checking In

One reason for this blog is to let friends and family know what is going on, and that all is well. I haven’t spent much time at my desk lately so I thought I’d write a note. Yesterday we went … Continue reading

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