Road Trip to Boquete, Panama

Our second road trip in our new car took us to the beautiful mountain community of Boquete. There is quite a large ex pat community in Boquete, and we have visited the area several times over the years. We’ve never been disappointed in its beauty. According to Wikipedia: “Boquete is a small mountain town located…

Carnival 2019 and Feria Internacional Azuero

Jim and I decided to venture into Las Tablas during Carnival 2019, a few weeks ago. Even though it was only 9:30 in the morning, the streets were packed with vendors and people. Las Tablas hosts the second largest celebration of Carnival in Central America. We enjoyed our morning Mojitos while strolling around, people watching….

Celebrating My Birthday in Panama

My birthday was March 26, and of course I started celebrating early (as usual). The Sunday before, Jimmy barbecued his famous ribs, made mashed potatoes and gravy, bourbon flavored barbecue beans, sweet corn and much more. We invited our friend William Jaen and his family to help us eat this over-abundance of food Jimmy typically…

New Car Adventures

Hello everyone. Our adventures in Panama continue. Now that we’re staying here for a few months at a time, we needed to buy a car instead of continuing to rent one…(at a $1000 per month!) So, a few weeks ago, we bought a 2019 Nissan Kicks here in Las Tablas. We decided to further solidify…

Beaches Near our Slice of Heaven

We are about 5 miles (as the crow flies) or so from the Pacific Ocean and enjoy running over to the closest beach, Playa El Uverito, once or twice a week. The map below shows Casa De McCabe in relation to Playa El Uverito and our favorite restaurant there, Rincon Del Faro. Thanks to Mayling…