Travel Size in Panama

KaraAdventures as an Education/youth development volunteer with the Peace Corps in Panama.


Latest posts on http://karainpanama.blogspot.com/:

 

  • One Year in Peace Corps
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    Year OneIn May G76 went to the Decameron Resort to celebrate one year.  Unfortunately I had an ear infection and a sprained ankle, so I couldn't go swimming, but I hung out on the beach with a novel and took a little vacation from fishbowl Peace Corps life.Sunset on the...
  • Bring Your Parents to Peace Corps and other April Events
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    EasterI spent Easter in site.  My town has a really cool dramatization of the Passion of the Christ.  They set up a big stage in front of the Church and most of the community turned out to see the performance.  It's typically about 2-3 hours of a stage performance and...
  • So, They Say It's Your Birthday...
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    This is my second of three Peace Corps birthdays.  Birthdays, Panama StyleBefore my birthday my only Panamanian birthday experience here so far has been Prima’s birthday last week.  We sang Happy Birthday, had sheetcake that her daughter bought from a supermarket in Santiago, red jello with ice cream on top...
  • The End of "Summer" (or the Month of February)
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    Ok, so it's not really the end of Summer (that's around May), but it is the end of February and school is about to start again.Carnaval (Part 1)I spent the beginning of the month (and the first part of Carnaval) madly studying to take the GRE in Panama City for...
  • New Normal
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    My US “normal” was sort of out there already for people who don’t do technical theater/live event work. Until a week before I left I was working as a stage manager, house manager, theatrical electrician, with the occasional temp admin job thrown in for good measure (or a semblance of stability). ...
  • A Tour
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    The word that I always hear my gente (community members) use to describe my town is tranquilo (calm).  Top Five Ways to Spend Time in my Site:1. Visit the Church and adjacent park: There's a big Catholic church in the center of town (in addition to the Mormon and Jehovah's Witness houses of worship).  It's simple...