Tag Archives: Panama City

Talk Thursday ~ Esperanza

Esperanza (fem noun) 1. desire a. hope 2. something or someone that gives hope a. hope The Atlantic runs a short film video series on their website.   Recently it published today’s video, “From Panamanian Gang Members to City Tour Guides” as part … Continue reading

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It’s Artificial

This last Dry Season took a terrible toll on the plants and grass in the campo.  We noticed it particularly in our back garden where, despite SU’s best efforts the grass began to die away. When Wet Season came we … Continue reading

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Talk Thursday ~ Traffic

Panama City isn’t one of the largest cities I’ve ever been it but is does suffer from urban sprawl.  The roads are in poor condition, there is a lack of traffic lights and traffic enforcement and there are only certain … Continue reading

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Talk Thursday ~ City of Knowledge

As I posted on Tuesday, I helped my friend with her market day at the French Market at La Plaza in the City of Knowledge/Ciudad del Saber. The main thing that struck me as I visited the COK for the first … Continue reading

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Market Day

While I was in Panama I went to a market day with my friend at the City of Knowledge.  She has begun making and selling organic soaps and facial and body products so her table was a perfect fit for the … Continue reading

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The Tube

In Panama, when they build, they don’t like to waste much space. Often, buildings look like they are attached to each other even though they may not be. Not long ago I was on a patio in Panama City and … Continue reading

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Music Mondays ~ DUELE EL CORAZON

Learning to speak a second language can be made easier through music.  I think it’s important to be able to understand not just words to the song you’re listening to, but to understand the meaning of the words you’re listening too.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Parque Omar ~ The Graffiti Wall

The last time I was in Panama City we went for a walk around Parque Omar.  At any given time there are art installations in and around the park. The graffiti on this wall was a new addition from the … Continue reading

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El Teatro Nacional Panama

Earlier in the month while we were touring Casco Viejo with Sobrina Chiquita we were permitted the opportunity to enter Panama’s National Theatre. The theatre was ordered closed for an indefinite amount of time by the National Institute of Culture while the … Continue reading

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Snapshot Sunday ~ 06/12/2015

New Panama from Casco Viejo at sunset.

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