Maybe I was ready to be “taken” when I arrived in Panama to study Spanish ….but I sure didn’t think I’d be living there within the year. After being “liberated” from a position I thought I’d be in forever or at least until retirement, I suddenly had the “gift of time.” So why not have an adventure, learn a language, see the world? Panama is where I started. I found an inexpensive Spanish school that offered a home-stay with a Panamanian family and booked the flight. Three short weeks later I was hooked on this small country. I went back home put my house on the market in June, it sold in July and I moved to Boquete in September.
No “adult beverages” can be bought at restaurants or stores.
I went to PriceMart today only to find out it.. and just about everything else in David… was closed.
Many Christians around the world observe Good Friday on the Friday before Easter Sunday. It commemorates Jesus Christ’s Passion, crucifixion and death, which is told in the Christian bible. Good Friday is the day after Maundy Thursday.
Even though I’ve been coming to Panama and doing tours 5-6 times a year for more than two years, I didn’t move here full time until one year ago.
After each tour, I’d stay an extra week to explore the Boquete area more. I studied the information at www.BoqueteWeather.com to determine which areas got the most and least rainfall. There are many different micro-climates in the Boquete area. If you’re not careful, you’ll be living in the clouds most of the time and have little sunshine and more rain than other areas. [Read more…]