Monthly Archives: May 2012

365 Day Photo Challenge – Day 152

This is a photo taken today of the ‘bomberos’ or fire truck which takes care of the Coronado area of Panama. I would love to know what year this truck was made as it has got to be an antique! … Continue reading

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365 Day Photo Challenge – Day 151

This is an amaranth flower, and I pass on my little walk to the beach, as it stands quite tall and stunning in front of one of the houses. There used to be two bunches of them, and then they were … Continue reading

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365 Day Photo Challenge – Day 150

One of the common practices in Panama is to have lounge chairs that reside in the pools, as well as alongside them. Whereas this would not be common practice in Canada, it is here in Panama. Typically they are white … Continue reading

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365 Day Photo Challenge – Day 149

  This is a flower commonly known as ‘Birds of Paradise’, and is one that is very common here in Panama. They grow here, like day lilies grow during the summers in Canada. They are often found in bouquets on … Continue reading

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365 Day Photo Challenge – Day 148

This is our local ‘pina hombre’ Leo and his son Sammy, who sell fresh pineapples, papayas, plantains, avocados, limes and other various fruits from the back of their truck in front of Mail Boxes Etc. in Coronado, Panama. They can be … Continue reading

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365 Day Photo Challenge – Day 147

Today we hiked up the Indio Dormida, in English known as the Sleeping Indian Mountain. This is the view of it as we approached El Valle, Panama. It was an awesome hike!! We were soaked with sweat by the time … Continue reading

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365 Day Photo Challenge – Day 146

This amazing caterpillar was brought over to my house so that I could see it – and it was about FOUR inches long. Spectacular coloring! I believe these are the same, or similar, to the ones we had in our … Continue reading

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365 Day Photo Challenge – Day 145

Today was an amazing ‘touring’ day within Panama City! Four of us went into the city, and all in one day visited a Kuna Market, Panama City Fish Market, Amador Causeway, Casco Viejo, the Hard Rock Hotel (for a martini … Continue reading

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365 Day Photo Challenge – Day 144

These are baby coconuts! Coconuts are one of my favourite foods here in Panama. Fresh, raw coconut is an excellent immediate source of energy and actually improves your digestion. It is great for your heart, is high in dietary fiber, … Continue reading

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365 Day Photo Challenge – Day 143

This is culantro – a cousin to cilantro, but culantro livess in Panama and cilantro does not (or at least I haven’t found any yet). Culantro tastes almost exactly the same as its cousin, but looks very different. I think … Continue reading

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