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Life Under A Bridge: Medellin Colombia

Life Under A Bridge: Medellin Colombia

It’s only fitting that I start off my posts on a city as unique as Medellin Colombia with a truly unique topic.  Only steps away from the entrance to my apartment complex is a massive intersection with a series of bridges.  Hidden under these bridges is a virtual community of shopping and dining establishments. Under… Continue Reading

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

Animals in Costa Rica: Puerto Jimenez

Animals in Costa Rica: Puerto Jimenez

Three days and three exotic animals in Costa Rica It’s not that I don’t enjoy checking out the flora and fauna of the places I visit, it’s more that I move a little fast at times.  In general, I spend my time walking through towns where I can pause for a moment to take in… 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

El Limón Waterfalls Adventure

El Limón Waterfalls Adventure

El Limón Waterfalls, Dominican Republic The waterfalls in El Limón were at the top of my to-do list for this segment of my trip.  Despite the afternoon showers that struck on queue every afternoon, one day stood out as being exceptionally beautiful and I decided to make a go at it.  I had already invited… Continue Reading