Monthly Archives: October 2015


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It’s nearly Halloween, so I thought some photos of graveyards might be in order. In Panama the cemeteries are quite different looking from those in the States. For one thing, they are far more colorful – almost cheerful looking. The attitude toward death is a bit different, too. Here, it is regarded more as a normal part of life and […]

Halloween Thoughts in Panama



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Here in the heart of the Azuero, Panama’s “bread basket,” it takes little effort to find a farm, or food. In fact, farmers often drive up and down the streets of their pueblos, announcing produce for sale from the backs of their trucks.  But the price of food is rising, and it’s not just because there is a water shortage. […]

Disturbing News About Food in Panama