The Panama Adventure

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The Panama Adventure
Moving to Panama, The Story of Our Experiences
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  • Visiting the New Locks of the Panama Canal 4 days ago Last Sunday we had a fantastic opportunity! The ACP (Panama Canal Authority) opened the new locks to the public for one day only, and anyone who wanted to visit was welcome. I had seen photos and read articles, but to … Continue reading →
  • Weekly Photo Challenge: Forces of Nature 1 week ago Weekly Photo Challenge: Forces of Nature This was easy this week since I just went to the beach to check out the unusually high tides and big waves. This photo was taken at Playa La Barqueta in Chiriqui, Panama. One … Continue reading →
  • Weekly Photo Challenge: Intricate 1 week ago Weekly Photo Challenge: Intricate The first things that came to mind were some of the intricate patterns found in nature. xx xx xx These photos aren’t new, but are some I remembered from doing some blog backup a while ago. … Continue reading →
  • High Tides and Pounding Waves 1 week ago Something is going on in the Pacific Ocean, and I have heard that there are unusually high tides and large waves all along the coasts of Central and South America. Some say it is the season, and others say that … Continue reading →
  • My Panamanian Neighborhood 1 week ago It is easy to forget that my every day life is interesting to other people. So, I am going to try to post more about daily things. One thing I see almost every day is my neighborhood, and the two mile route … 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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