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Use of the word "Gringo" and other cultural quirks.

Started by David van Harn in Events. Last reply by Walter Steiner 24 minutes ago. 5 Replies

Looking for Plastic Paddle for Hitachi Bread-Making Machine

Started by Ritch and Marguerite Heffner in Events. Last reply by Ritch and Marguerite Heffner 1 hour ago. 8 Replies

A wonderful E-Book with Local Flavor

Started by Linda Jensen in News. Last reply by Linda Jensen 1 hour ago. 3 Replies

Sombra Malla self-closing magnetic screen door

Started by Richard Rommel Swalm in Events. Last reply by William Wolff 1 hour ago. 6 Replies

ESHOP BOQUETE NEW LOCATION

Started by eShop Boquete in News. Last reply by David van Harn 2 hours ago. 1 Reply

Panama Number 1!

Started by Lee Zeltzer in Events. Last reply by Keith Woolford 2 hours ago. 69 Replies

YIPEE Bingo Again

Started by Nancy Bourque in Events. Last reply by AL 4 hours ago. 3 Replies

MOVING BOXES FOR SALE

Started by Ariel Brooke in Events 4 hours ago. 0 Replies

Availability question

Started by Chaverah in Events. Last reply by Renata Dorner 4 hours ago. 8 Replies

Servitechnics Mail Servie Boquete Anyone used it 4.75 lb

Started by Linda Brown in Events. Last reply by Frank MacMillan 5 hours ago. 16 Replies

Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment

Started by Deborah Hanley in Events. Last reply by Glenda Cates 15 hours ago. 13 Replies

Beware of working with this guy- Fred Jordan

Started by The Boquete Handbook in Events. Last reply by Linda Brown yesterday. 84 Replies

Calling All Hikers -- Friday's Hike

Started by Dennis Nutting in Events yesterday. 0 Replies

Why do many people deny the reality of global warming?

Started by David van Harn in Events. Last reply by David van Harn yesterday. 52 Replies

USA is 12th, Panama 1st, in global well-being poll

Started by Deborah in Events. Last reply by Walter Steiner yesterday. 32 Replies

Suggestions on ceiling replacement

Started by Felipe in Events. Last reply by Felipe yesterday. 9 Replies

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Time4Us2Retire left a comment for Ned Flottman
"Hi, Ned! My wife (Linda) and I (T) are arriving in Boquete for a month starting this Monday.  We are planning to go to the Tuesday morning market.  How are you enjoying your stay so far? T"
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Time4Us2Retire is now friends with Ned Flottman and Ray Miller
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Walter Steiner replied to David van Harn's discussion Use of the word "Gringo" and other cultural quirks.
"I like "Extranjero". It is all-encompassing and since this would include Brits, Germans, French, Swedes and all other foreign nationals it would be easier to refer to non-Panamanians that way.  I like to think that North…"
24 minutes ago
Keith Woolford replied to David van Harn's discussion Use of the word "Gringo" and other cultural quirks.
"Well, believe me they want want to hear 'Americano', David. Central Americans don't buy the theory that the only Americans are from the States. Try Extranjero, Norteamericano, or Estadosunidense. I like to tell folks 'soy…"
32 minutes ago
Walter Steiner replied to David van Harn's discussion Use of the word "Gringo" and other cultural quirks.
"Actually, "Gringo" was the name given to Clint Eastwood by bad and ugly Mexicans. I've seen it myself in some Western Documentaries. "
35 minutes ago
C. Beck replied to David van Harn's discussion Use of the word "Gringo" and other cultural quirks.
"gringo means "ugly american" in any central american country. that is something you may not find in google.  "
38 minutes ago
Walter Steiner replied to David van Harn's discussion Use of the word "Gringo" and other cultural quirks.
"You can also refer to yourself and your fellow Americans or other foreigners living in Panama as "landed immigrants", because that's what you are - Americanos is not all-inclusive and AFAIK, "Expat"…"
44 minutes ago
Ritch and Marguerite Heffner replied to Ritch and Marguerite Heffner's discussion Looking for Plastic Paddle for Hitachi Bread-Making Machine
"thanks, but today my husband took the time for me and spent the day fabricating the part for me....he is a genius in his workshop and made it from a piece of aluminum....I do thank you for replying to my post...good luck with your sale"
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bt replied to Ritch and Marguerite Heffner's discussion Looking for Plastic Paddle for Hitachi Bread-Making Machine
"it's for sale on eBay.  click on the link above the picture for the webpage."
1 hour ago
David van Harn posted a discussion

Use of the word "Gringo" and other cultural quirks.

I ended up sitting at a table for lunch today with a very pleasant pair of young Panamanians - a young doctor and doctora who live in Dolega and work at the clinic in Boquete by the Romero store.  During our conversation, I at one point referred to…See More
1 hour ago
Linda Jensen replied to Linda Jensen's discussion A wonderful E-Book with Local Flavor
"Special thank you to Chuck Boltin for bringing to my attention that I had put the wrong site information on earlier. It is corrected now. You can ask Chuck about the site by contacting him on this email: chuckboltin@bestplacesintheworldtoretire.com."
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Linda Jensen replied to Linda Jensen's discussion A wonderful E-Book with Local Flavor
"Calling all writers: http://bestplacesintheworldtoretire.com is a very good site to post your stories and answer questions on. You can post videos or photos and share it with thousands of people It is fun and a great way to share this beautiful…"
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William Wolff replied to Richard Rommel Swalm's discussion Sombra Malla self-closing magnetic screen door
"The doors are a pair of 32 inch double doors where we took a 36 inch panel and opened it in the middle and folded the sides over opening is 32 x 84"
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David van Harn replied to eShop Boquete's discussion ESHOP BOQUETE NEW LOCATION
"Congratulations, Karinthia.  Now I can pay my electric bill and pick up my packages at the same time! See you next week when my next package arrives."
2 hours ago
Keith Woolford replied to Lee Zeltzer's discussion Panama Number 1!
"I'm sticking with Canadian, eh. "
2 hours ago
eShop Boquete posted a discussion

ESHOP BOQUETE NEW LOCATION

Dear all,We just moved and wanted to share our new location.We are located in Downtown Boquete, around the corner from Western Union / Union Fenosa. Where Organica used to be.Will take the opportunity to thanks to every one of you who have supported…See More
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eShop Boquete posted a blog post

ESHOP BOQUETE NEW LOCATION

Dear all,We just moved and wanted to share our new location.We are located in Downtown Boquete, around the corner from Western Union / Union Fenosa. Where Organica used to be.Will take the opportunity to thanks to every one of you who have supported…See More
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David van Harn and Kelvin Schartz are now friends
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David van Harn replied to Linda Jensen's discussion A wonderful E-Book with Local Flavor
"Fun and interesting PDF format book, Linda. Lots of interesting anecdotes and tales without hype and promotion.  I now know where to go and and when to go for a bit of easy body surfing or boogie boarding. And I added several places fo my…"
3 hours ago
 
 
 

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