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"You're right; we can only testify to what we know. But I'm a little baffled that so many people report extreme noise when I've very seldom experienced it. I get out and about quite a bit--though less often at night--and I can think of…"
"we appreciate Michelle's concerns, we are just stating that celebrations / noise are a part of Panama and especially those times of the year - I think people were just sharing info for their area - for us though, we would not like to be…"
"To those of you who are not bothered by noise, you need to realize that some people are very sensitive to it for various reasons.What some people find charming will make others miserable. I think Michelle poses a reasonable question, and I think she…"
"this group was practicing right by Nelvis - we were waiting to pick up food for our workers and saw them on the street - usually we just hear them practicing - we love it -
and someone mentioned on another post about a lack of culture here in…"
"Michelle, the practice is several days a week, several hours a day up to 8pm or so. Different groups practice in different places. In Bajo Boquete, practice is at the school and fire station.
So far at least 3 people that don't live that near…"
"Bravo! And yes, the kid in the back row is way fun...
You know, when we're there in May, we always hear the kids practicing from way up in El Santuario - never bothers us - it's just part of the fabric of things..."
"we heard it today at 5000 feet elevation up Volcancito road - lovely sound of Panama - not disturbing at all - the heartbeat of Boquete
here is an example - check out the small boy in the back row with the black shirt and red cap - too cute - he…"
"Actually, you'll hear drum practice between September and December in the vicinity of every school in Panama. The kids from Boquete may practice a little harder because this is the host town of the annual National marching band competition, an…"
"There are places in the Boquete community that have little to no noise. We live five minutes from town and do not hear the parades, the discos, the fair, or school bands practicing. So far, we have no neighborhood roosters, although there is the…"
I bought a map of Panama online and then uploaded it to my Garmin nuvi 1300 GPS, and it cost about $50. Really help for driving around the country and identifying destination you want to return to as there are no addresses here. These maps only work with Garmin GPS