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School Children Protesting in David, Panama

School Children Protesting in David, Panama

One of the things that I enjoy most in small town Latin America is the evening music.  Nearly everywhere I go, the local school band will gather after class to practice right in the middle of the town.  Aside from wondering how American children would ever survive without dedicated facilities… and how many snobby American… Continue Reading

Boquete, Panama activity: Gringo goes Off-Road

Boquete, Panama activity: Gringo goes Off-Road

Boquete, Panama is one of those infamous places in Panama for retirees and was high on my list for visiting.  Unfortunately I had to squeeze it in as a one day trip.  Fortunately, I didn’t find anything worth sticking around for. Boquete wasn’t bad, it was just a little slow for my tastes…  and a… Continue Reading

Meson de la Cava, Santo Domingo

Meson de la Cava, Santo Domingo

I’ve failed everyone! Often my blog posts are timed to match the trip of a friend.  I know someone who’s going somewhere I’ve been so I make sure to have something for them to read.  The hope is that they will be at least one step ahead of the where I was when I arrived.… Continue Reading

Playa Bonita: Las Terrenas Dominican Republic

On my last day in Las Terrenas I finally decided to spend some time on the beach.  Playa Bonita had light sands and clear waters but had been a view I only enjoyed in passing thus far.  I met another chick for breakfast and coffee before deciding to go hang out on the beach for… Continue Reading