Posts Tagged ‘Panama’

The Panama Chronicles: Part 5

Part Five: Dancing in the Streets When you think of vacation spots, you probably don’t very frequently list Panama City as one of your choices. It seems – to me, at least – to be one of those spots like the Roman Coliseum. It’s beautiful, and you’d love to see it, but you’re not going […]

Posted in: travel diary · On February 15th, 2013 · 3 Responses
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The Panama Chronicles: Part 4

Part Four: The Tribal Village of the Embera We’ve come a long way with technology. This to me is science. I like to stay at the forefront – the leading edge, and all the other buzzwords you can think of that have to do with technology. I sometimes buy devices and gadgets with the full […]

Posted in: travel diary · On February 14th, 2013 · 1 Response
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The Panama Chronicles: Part 3

Part Three: The Heart of Panama City Panama has three beers to offer us. There’s nothing special or fancy – they’re all golden beers, light in flavor and body, and all pretty similar. We tried them all, of course, and actually wanted to venture out into the city to pick some up to keep in […]

Posted in: travel diary · On February 13th, 2013 · 5 Responses
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The Panama Chronicles: Part 2

Part Two: Back in the Jungle This was my second trip to Panama but it was so markedly different from the first in every aspect that I’m beginning to replace negative feelings and emotions about it with positive ones. Where my first trip was dark and unkind, frightening and unforgiving, this one was healing and […]

Posted in: travel diary · On February 12th, 2013 · 2 Responses
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The Panama Chronicles: Part 1

Part One: Man Versus Murphy As our tour guide for the Panama Canal said, “Murphy isn’t just a part of our daily lives here in Panama, but he was also born here.” He spoke of Edward Murphy, the Panamanian native who coined the phrase we all know today as Murphy’s Law. Well, we met Mr. […]

Posted in: travel diary · On February 11th, 2013 · 4 Responses
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From Panama With Love

I guess I should talk about this. It’s still the source of bad dreams that wake me up during the night, even eight years after the fact. It happened when I was still in the military. Way in. I was sent to Panama on an MRT (a Maintenance Recovery Team) to repair a bird that […]

Posted in: saga · On May 25th, 2005 · 34 Responses
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