Funniest Thing That Happened To Me When I Moved To Panama

A Parrot, Spice and the National Guard in Bocas del Toro, Panamá


I first walked acparrot – Best Places In The World To Retire – International Livingross the border from Costa Rica to Panama in Sixaola with (my now ex) wife. We had some money in our pockets, were vegetarians and vegetarian chefs and wanted to open – you guessed it – a veggie restaurant. It was a risky venture and we were one of the first in Panama and definitely the first in the Bocas province and islands.

So I found 2 shacks connected by an outhouse over the water on Carenero (facing Isla Colon). I signed a 2-year rental...

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