Tag Archives: Ex Pat in Panama

Dias de Patrias ~ Continuación

All last week the parades continued throughout Panama.  Schools from all over the country travel to these parades to take part and to strut their stuff.  The largest of them was in La Villa de Los Santos on the 10th … Continue reading

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By Effort

achievement (n) 1. something that has been accomplished, esp by hard work, ability, or heroism  2. successful completion; accomplishment I could think of so many things that would show “achievement”.  The first thing that came to mind was raising three special human beings to … Continue reading

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Snapshot Sunday ~ 02/11/2014

It was a beautiful Sunday to be at the beach.  And for playing soccer in the sand…in the campo.  

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This Used to Go Somewhere

Remnants of an old staircase of the cathedral at the site of Panamá Viejo, part of the heritage district of Panama and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  The settlement was founded in 1519 by Pedro Arias Dávila and 100 other inhabitants, making it the first … Continue reading

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La Festival de las Carretas 2014 ~ ¡Qué Hermosa!

The first dance of Señorita Pedasi 2014, Lucy Carolin Pollard brought me some of the prettiest photos of the evening.  Still pictures fail to capture the fancy footwork of her companion but take my word for, it was amazing from where … Continue reading

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La Festival de las Carretas 2014 ~ La Coronación y La Pollera

After the entrance of Señorita Pedasi 2014, Miss Lucy was escorted up the many stairs to the stage for her coronation. The crown was carried in a Pintao by two wee ones, who proceeded across the floor and up the … Continue reading

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La Festival de las Carretas, la Cultura y el Folklore 2014 ~ ¡Bailar!

The Festival de las Carretas began last night with the coronation of Seńorita Pedasi 2014. Prior to starting the festivities the Master of Ceremonies led the crowd in a prayer and a moment of silence for a 16 year-old student that had been … Continue reading

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Drive It? Hug It? Squeeze It?

The iconic VW Bug in stimulating, rejuvenating, enthusiastic orange.  Cover art for the owner’s manual. Das Auto. Explore other interpretations to this week’s WP Photo Challenge, Cover Art.

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Ted Talk Thursday ~ Those Who Serve

I was thinking for most of the morning about what to post today; most everything seemed trivial.  Anyone who has seen the news knows about the hit-and-run killing of a Canadian soldier and wounding of another in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu , Quebec on Monday. … Continue reading

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Snapshot Sunday ~ 05/10/2014

This little fellow was brought into the mascota sterilization clinic on Wednesday.  More on his story tomorrow…in the campo.

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