https://plus.google.com/photos/111993279450383941292/albums/5920868869582588977 There are not a great many museums in Panama. We went to the Contemporary Art Museum, from which most of these photos come. I have labeled the photos so you know where they were taken. The art… Continue Reading →
September 3 2013 Cerro Punta lies at an altitude of about 2000 meters (6500 feet) very close to the Biological Corridor. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cerro_Punta,_Chiriqu%C3%AD Fundiccep (http://www.fundiccep.org/) is an environmental organization whose headquarters has been in this town for 20 years. We… Continue Reading →
Coffee grown in the highlands and perhaps elsewhere are subject to attacks by insects as well as molds and fungus. The current threat is a fungus, I believe. Since the 1980’s the ‘cafeteros’ (coffee farmers) here have mostly used harsh… Continue Reading →
https://plus.google.com/photos/111993279450383941292/albums/5918991093912808753 September 2, 2013 Here’s the link to 21 photos we’ve taken over the past few days, focusing on the coffee plantation of the Lito Lezcano family. I’ve commented on the photos.
https://plus.google.com/photos/111993279450383941292/albums/5917891477441100753 Boca Brava- there be whales nearby in quantity! We are here for the second time. About 3 and a bit years ago the Peace Corps regional leader, a wonderful young woman named Abby (now a PC volunteer… Continue Reading →
Here are the photos that go with this story. It will open in a new tab. https://plus.google.com/photos/111993279450383941292/albums/5917335637422970225 After our late night I got up at an unglodly early hour, since my clock was an hour off, and waited for everyone… Continue Reading →
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