Power outages are common here in Pedasi. Most are only for a couple of minutes and result in the minor frustration of waiting for the internet or satellite TV to reset, but in the 11 months we have lived here, we have experienced one outage of about 8 hours and another for about 20 hours. Fluctuations are frequent as well and special surge protectors should be used for any electronics that contain motors to keep them from burning out if the power isn't sufficient to run them properly. Nevertheless, we love living in Pedasi!
(Home in Pedasi, Panama, pictured.)