When I got an email from my Doctor, a Whats App from my Consultant/Surgeon and a personal phone call from the Doctor doing the lab results, I knew I wasn't in Kansas anymore! (Or England in my case!)
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Below is the second article I wrote for Next Avenue, a website whose media partners include PBS, Huffington Post, etc., and run by very talented and accomplished public television people and journalists.
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I felt sweaty, and my left arm was sore - I thought it was because: A) I live in the beach area of Panama, and B) I had scrubbed the sides of our swimming pool yesterday. However, even after sitting in the a... Read more
I have just read Tyson's story about how you need to bring chains and dogs and machetes and guns to Belize and I'm just trying to work out which Belize he is referring to.
I have lived in the tw... Read more
Having lived in Belize as an ex-pat for almost 30 years, I guess I qualify as a bit of an expert on the country.
The Cayo District, in my opinion, is by far and away the best place to live... Read more
These places would seem to the native inhabitants to be neglected lands of unruly bushes and trees with views that were pretty, but where one did not linger while on one’s way to somewhere else. But to Mike Cobb, thes... Read more
We remember as youngsters being told that if you pick up a baby bird that has fallen from its nest and put it back, the parent birds will abandon it. We believed that to be true until this past week when the ... Read more
The diagnosis of our affliction was there for all to see. They should have seen it coming. After our first trip to Belize in 1999, something changed in our lives. We'd been many places in the Caribbean, but there was ... Read more
The Cayo District in Belize is teeming with untold wonders and out-of-the-box things to do. As the most diversified and interesting area of Belize to visit, you’re sure to stumble across some mighty intriguing local a... Read more
Since my arrival in Panama I have made many business connections, some of whom are in Costa Rica. It was finally time to make a trip across the border to meet some folks and tackle the dreaded border crossing th... Read more
Organizing walking/bus tours in David has been interesting, in a good way. One question that keeps coming up from those new to the area is “What advice do you have for navigating these streets?” When I... Read more
Panamá has beautiful natural resource areas, especially its outstanding beaches and mountains, which invite visitors to enjoy and relax. This is not to mention the great opportunities for exploring Panamá’s rain... Read more