The Panama Adventure

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The Panama Adventure
Moving to Panama, The Story of Our Experiences
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  • Weekly Photo Challenge: Early Bird 2 days ago Weekly Photo Challenge: Early Bird I am not a morning person and it’s unlikely that you’ll find me out at dawn. Once in a while though something wakes me up and then I’m glad to enjoy the early morning light, … Continue reading →
  • Sugar Cane 3 days ago They grow lots of sugar cane in this area. When I ride my bike south and west of David I pass huge fields of it. One day when I was out I came across workers harvesting the sugar cane. I … Continue reading →
  • A Toucan in the Yard 4 days ago We were sitting on the patio yesterday talking,  and suddenly Joel hollered TOUCAN!  He spotted it as it flew through the yard and landed on our orange tree. I grabbed the camera and headed into the yard thinking it was … Continue reading →
  • Little Spiders 6 days ago Since my “office” is on the patio I am often visited by various insects and spiders. I keep my camera and macro lens within grabbing distance in case I am inspired to point it at something. These are a few … Continue reading →
  • Just a Few Miscellaneous Photos of This and That 1 week ago I have various photos that don’t fit under any particular subject, just things I’ve come across as I go about my days. It is really nice here now. The rainy season has returned. It isn’t raining most days but we … Continue reading →

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  • The Top Ten Questions about Living in Panama Expat Blog Awards 2013 Answers to the Top Ten Questions everyone asks about living in Panama1.    What is the Cost of living?This topic gets the most traffic on my blog by far. For us, living here is about 1/3 of what it cost us in Florida. Rent / housing is a lot...

ExpatsBlog.com Expat Blog Awards 2013: Panama Silver Award!

This blog won the Silver Award for best expat blog in Panama!

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Website Reviews » There are 2 reviews on The Panama Adventure

Nikki Menees
20:19 PM April 22, 2013

Would love it if you have time to really tell us the truth about living in Panama. I'm 64 and my partner is 62 and we're going to be working ourselves into an early death if we can't find an economical way to retire. Boquette sounds like the perfect place for us but we need to talk to real expats living there to be assured of getting the real story. If you wouldn't mind could you send some info about yourselves and how you came to move and live in Panama and if it is really possible for us. I subscribe to IL but all they want to do is sell you stuff. You don't know how wonderful it would make us feed to be able to talk to real expats living there. Thanks.

Les Simering
02:14 AM December 27, 2013

I too am thinking about escaping the day to day life in the States. I am retiring in 100 days and interested in relocating to Panama. I love to fish and explore. Would like to know a couple of things....how does uncle Sam take to sending SS checks to a foreign country??? Does he take any before it leaves his homeland? How difficult is it to obtain partial financing on a home....less than $40k. When you purchase a house do you get a deed to the property? Are boat and car purchases reasonable?

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