My Life In Boquete, Chiriquí Province, Panama

The Flower and Coffee International Fair in Boquete, Panamá

View 1 – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingThe Flower and Coffee International Fair in Boquete is one of the most important in the region. The town of about 25,000, plays host to an expected 130,000 visitors during the 10 day run, which estimates about $2 million dollars to the economy. The floral offerings come from Canada, the US, Central and South America. The crowds come quite literally from around the world.
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The flower gardens are the...

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The People of Boquete, Panama; Warm and Wonderful

As you meander through the village of Boquete you would have to be blind not to notice the beautiful Latin faces. Handsome men and boys; beautiful women and girls, precious babies coming and going up and down the streets each day. The Indian women in their brightly colored dresses; children in school uniforms; teenagers wearing the fashionable logos and labels they love. Even the poorest people are very clean, (unless they are working or just running errands while working.) You can buy beautiful native style clothing herein a store in Boquete Panama. – Best Places In The World To Retire – International Living

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Fresh Air, Great Climate. What's Not To Love About Boquete, Panama?

Boquete is located in the cool mountains just 45 minutes north of David, (the largest city in Chiriqui Province in the Republic of Panama.) The trade winds blow through the valley and keep pollution to a minimum.  The air is fresh and it is wonderful to breath deeply, very relaxing for us.
We arrived on December 12, 2012 ready for our adventure. We rented a car in Panama City and drove to David, it took about 6 hours or so. Our first night we spent in Volcan,...

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My visit to the Flowers and Coffee Fair in Boquete, Chiriqui, Panama

On Saturday, my mother and I visited the 35thCoffee and Flowers fair in Boquete, a traditional event taking place each year from the 10th- 21 of January.Boquete Flower Fair Windmill – Best Places In The World To Retire – International Living

This year displaying a beautifully clear, sunny, and windy weather as a backdrop, with occasional Bajareque mist, reminding us we were indeed in one of the most beautiful places in the world. 

Boquete has experienced a complete transformation with so many changes and improvements since I returned to Panama as an expat...

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