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Easter in Panama

March 26, 2005 By: admin Category: Casco Viejo, Customs & Culture, Dry Season, Humidity, Policia, Rainy Season No Comments →

I realize I haven’t been posting or writing and offer up my apologies to those of you who are here for no other reason than that. My work schedule is so grueling and I’m pretty much spent at the end of the day. The good news is that in about another month, I’ll then have about 3 months off. Like a teacher, my work revolves around the school year. The best thing about the work I do is that I can do it from HERE!


March 05, 2005 By: admin Category: Casco Viejo, Customs & Culture, Dry Season, Humidity, Insects, Learning Spanish, Manana Culture, NYC, Noise, Real Estate No Comments →

Well, it feels akin to that in-between hair stage on this board right now. There are lots of things happening in the neighborhood, but I’m not well enough informed to actually write about any of it.


October 11, 2004 By: admin Category: Avenida Central, Casco Viejo, Humidity, Kunas, NYC, Rainy Season, Shopping No Comments →

So indeed, dog tired, I arrived back in Casco Viejo Tuesday night missing both the opening day of post-season baseball and the vice-presidential debate. I had arrived in NYC in the middle of the Republican Convention. Those two flights couldn’t have been more poorly timed if I had tried. At least it wasn’t boring when I arrived and thank God the flight didn’t have a lot of people on the return. I think I’ll try to always book flights on Tuesdays in this direction.

I don’t think I will ever get used to the overpowering blast of humidity when you open the door at Tocumen. Even before that, the smell of mildew is present from the time you deplane. (more…)

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