Life as an Expat…the bumps, the bothers, the beauty

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The Eagle Has Landed with Gallery

November 16, 2005 By: admin Category: Art & Culture, Birds, Bitch, Bitch, Casco Viejo, Customs & Culture, Posts with Galleries No Comments →

And no, I’m not talking about Bush’s visit last week. Isn’t that what they call Air Force One? I’m being literal. Honestly, sometimes life in Casco Viejo seems to fall into that category of ‘who could invent this stuff?’ And everytime, something rich unfolds, it just feels like this little part of the universe is something more special than most.

Patina of the Ages

May 17, 2005 By: admin Category: Bitch, Bitch, Casco Viejo, Expat Life, Kunas, Real Estate No Comments →

I’m coming up on a year of living in Casco Viejo and boy is this a very different neighborhood from the one I moved into. Yesterday was the most perfect day, a rare and beautiful bright blue sky filled with clouds of all configurations. I decided to go out and take a few pictures as it’s a rare opportunity to shoot with a blue sky rather than a white or grey one. The flame trees are in full, orange-red bloom. Later, they’ll turn to a deeper red, but for now, orange is the more dominant hue. I walked up the Paseo, stopped at the tree where I shot a pelican last summer and know them to roost when the trees are in bloom. Apparently they nest there, too! A large baby pelican was sitting in the exact spot I shot the adult pelican last


The Tide is High

January 31, 2005 By: admin Category: Avenida Central, Bitch, Bitch, Casco Viejo, Customs & Culture, El Chorrillo, Expat Life, Noise, Real Estate No Comments →

It’s been nearly 7 months since I took my apartment in Casco Viejo.To recap, for the better part of a year, I researched Panama and was absolutley smitten from afar. By the time I came down to spend a month exploring, I felt like I knew the place fairly well; it was just a matter of seeing and experiencing the information accumulated in my head, making it real as it were.

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