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Ajijic, and the Livin’ is Easy

Jet Metier at restaurant at Lake Chapala, Mexico – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingIf you’re like me, you’ve got a song in your head pretty much all the time.   Sometimes, you know why it’s there, and sometimes, you don’t.   Sometimes, you don’t even know where you heard the song.
 
That’s exactly what happened to me towards the end of our stay in the Ajijic area, as I was walking back from the corner store with some pastries.  If you’ve read my first two stories on Ajijic and the Lake Chapala area, you know...

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Have A Backup Plan!

We think that we are smart because we found this near paradise called Panama; by my estimation that is about an 80% correct assumption. On most scales this country rates higher than others. So what is the problem you ask?
Boquete Panama Mountains – Best Places In The World To Retire – International Living
Recently a friend's demise caused the brain to kick into over drive:
  • What if I die or my spouse dies?
  • What if we don't have enough assets to pay the doctors and hospitals if we are sick?
  • What if we don't have a will in...

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Settled Happily Here In Panamá

Having spent around 5 years researching the best places to retire my wife and I decided that Panama was the best place. We arranged an exploratory trip to judge first hand. We selected a bed and breakfast in Ancon which is strategically placed for easy access to the important places of interest and conveniently just 5 minutes drive to the bridge of the Americas. Nearby Albrook airport was the perfect place to rent a car and only 10 minutes away in a cab.
 
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