Panama

A New Decade in Panama

It was a noisy beginning of 2020 – or so Norma told me the next morning while enjoying a great breakfast without hangover. Panama’s beaches were exploding with fireworks while China’s economy exploded from the…


Panama Going to the Dogs!

Wednesday morning…like every day in Panama, a great morning! But something is missing for us…the dogs! Back in May, Norma and I started walking dogs 3 mornings a week, but right now, we are without…


Symphony of the Seas

It sounds like it could describe Panama! But actually, it is the name of the largest passenger ship in the world and it is too large to transnavigate the Panama Canal. What, then, does it…


The Atlas & Coming to Panama

A few weeks ago, we visited the Logos Hope ship in Cocoli harbor (the former Rodman US Navy base) on the Panama Canal. This ship is actually a floating bookstore which visits Spanish-speaking countries throughout…


Panama Canal: Expanding Horizons!

Where We Live and Why Honestly, our life in Panama centers mainly around the beautiful Pacific coast that we look at and listen to every day. We enjoy our walks on the beach, our cocktail…



Dynamic Dynamics in Panama

DYNAMICS. What does that word mean to you? In Physics, it means movement or motion. That is exactly what I intend for it to mean here, because the dynamics in Panama are absolutely DYNAMIC! I’ll share with you…


Fascinating Amador Causeway

The first time we visited Panama, some 4 1/2 years ago, we were stunned by the sight of a large capital city with high-rise condo buildings and skyscrapers, which are home to multinational corporations and…


Norma on the Rampage?

I just had to laugh when I saw that they had finally named a hurricane after my wife, Norma! Although she is usually reasonably calm, when she gets her dander up, you probably don’t want…


Rum, Panama-Style

On May 4, 2014, the people of Panama elected Juan Carlos Varela as President of Panama for a term of 6 years. His name has been very familiar to many (or most) of the Panamaian…