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Panamanian Public School: Information, Statistics and Observations


School Calendar: The Panamanian school year runs from March to December. The school calendar is broken into trimesters, with a week recess after the first two and summer break after the third. 2,270 more words


Year of the Pig

I am an idiot. A cultural dummy. A big Ugly-American knothead.

And I am a bad husband, too.

These were among the nicer barbs that I was mentally throwing at myself on the afternoon of Friday, February 3, 1995. 562 more words


Mercado de Mariscos - Panama City, Panama

While visiting Panama,  I had lunch at the “Mercado de Mariscos” (the city Fish Market) which is THE best place to buy fresh fish and seafood in Panama City.   242 more words


Pedro Miguel Union Church

Our record indicates this photograph was taken during the 1930s-1940s.

What can you tell us about the Pedro Miguel Union Church?

What memories do you have of this church? 9 more words

Object Of The Day

I Wish You Were Here...

I Wish You Were Here Sigh…this is what my daughter said to me in a text last night, “I wish you were here.”. Gulp. Those are hard words for mom to hear from so far away. 1,644 more words


Around Town: Casco Viejo

Traveling to new cities is always exciting, especially when you come across an area, store, or restaurant that just makes the trip. For us, the old city of Casco Viejo (Spanish for “The Old Quarter”, is that special neighborhood.   318 more words


Carnival: Managing Expectations

Somehow, in the tumult of planning our trip to Panama, neither of us discovered the fact that our flights had us arriving during Carnival – which is odd because Carnival is huge in Panama. 653 more words