Monthly Archives: October 2011

Ven ahora a Fiesta de Casa Abierto

Come on out to the mountains of Chiriqui Province to our Open House Fiesta tonight at nuestro nuevo casa en Avenida A, Oeste, Boquete…GJ’s made the guacamole, I’m doin a batch of my now world famous salsa, chicken shish-kebobs, margaritas, … Continue reading

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Tuesday Boquete market at BCP across bridge over Rio Caldera

Every Tuesday morning from 9:00 -12 Noon is the market which brings people from all over Chiriqui to market their wares, organic meats and vegetables and services. Today both Georjean and I had our backs adjusted by Dr. Andrew, the … Continue reading

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Things I like about Boquete, Panama

Everything is very tranquil…the air is the freshest anywhere…the water is pure to drink…everywhere we go people want to help us…our spanish language learning and speaking and writing is improving daily…the mountains are spectacular…the birds and the animals are marvelous…a … Continue reading

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Check out Thomas Friedman’s column in the New York Times today

Something’s Happening Here By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN Published: October 11, 2011 // Room For Debate Paul Gilding, the Australian environmentalist and author of the book “The Great Disruption,” argues that these demonstrations are a sign that the current growth-obsessed capitalist … Continue reading

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Heading to David

We’ll be taking the “chicken bus” into David this morning looking for a couple of cheap blow-up beds for our new hacienda. The bus costs $1.75 each way from Boquete into David, about an hour and a half ride through … Continue reading

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First Day Libre (no school)

Mostly we just checked on the progress that Lydia was making  to get our house ready to occupy.  Chavo, the all-around handy-man had completed taking out most of tthe old metal beds that the former occupant – Dr Han an … Continue reading

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Schools Out (for now) — Hanging in Boquete for a while

Friday was our last formal day of studies at Habla Ya…We’ve decided to stay in Boquete for about 3 more months…the place kind of grows on you…so, we’ve rented a house one block off Avenida Principal from a guy named … Continue reading

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