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Snapshot Sunday ~ 23/04/2016

Torolandia doesn’t look like it’s a very exciting place…in the campo.

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Light at the End of the Tunnel

Light at the end of the tunnel:   The end of a difficult situation or task, the solution to a difficult problem. As we were heading into the tunnel that goes under the Scarlett Martinez International Airport near Río Hato I … Continue reading

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One Road, A Canal, Keeping the World Connected

Day Six of Photography 101, we’ve been tasked with finding something that “connects”. The Pan-American Highway crosses the following countries: Canada, USA, Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile and Argentina.  The Panama Canal cuts … Continue reading

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Talk Thursday ~ Travel as a Healer

Terror is claiming many lives, but we must not let it claim our souls as well. One of my favourite quotes is by Pico Iyer, I’m sure I’ve written all or part of  it several times: We travel, initially, to … Continue reading

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What Is There To Do ~ Part 2

We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next to find ourselves. We travel to open our hearts and eyes and learn more about the world than our newspapers will accommodate. We travel to bring what little we can, … Continue reading

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What Is There To Do ~ Part 1

Remember that although they may speak a different language, they are still the same kind of people as the folks you know at home, have the same mental processes, are just as kindly and just as friendly. Remember that, quit … Continue reading

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Traveling To ~ The Panama Canal and Ancon Hill ~Part 2

When I left you yesterday Prima Mejor and myself were in a cab on our way to Ancon Hill. When in PTY you might notice a large flag fluttering on top of a very large hill in the Balboa area.  … Continue reading

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Traveling To ~ The Panama Canal and Ancon Hill ~Part 1

When one travels to Panama the one thing most people come to see is the Panama Canal. Rather than go through the history etc. I’ll let you either Google it for yourself or you can read more here or explore some … Continue reading

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Traveling Well… Part Three, During Your Time in Panama

To travel is to take a journey into yourself. ~ Danny Kaye ~ In this post I’ll give you some helpful tips on making the most of you journey. I’m not going to tell you where to go or how … Continue reading

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Traveling Well… Part Two, Arriving in Panama

One travels to run away from routine, that dreadful routine that kills all imagination and all our capacity for enthusiasm. ~Ella Maillart ~ In this section I’ll give you some idea of what you do when you arrive at Tocumen … Continue reading

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