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  1. March 24 (Sunday) to March 26 (Tuesday), 2019 Don`t miss out on this amazing “Panama Canal Jungle Day Tour” ACP has given them permission to be open until April 15, 2019…..so don`t miss out on this adventure before it is too late! The itinerary is: A.) March 24, 2019 (Sunday) – Leave Boquete 7:30AM. Travel by tour bus to Panama City. Enjoy mimosas and a continental type breakfast on the way. We will stop along the way for short breaks. Lunch at “Va y Ven” in Santiago (you pay for your own lunch). We arrive at Wyndham Albrook Mall Hotel around 4PM. That evening dinner will be on your own. B.) March 25, 2019 (Monday) – Breakfast at “Wyndham Albrook Mall Hotel” (included) before boarding the 8:30AM bus to go to Gamboa (a beautiful 30 to 40 minute ride through the rainforest). Explanation of the amazing tour we will be taking today = Come experience why many tourists consider this trip one of the highlights of their visit to Panama. Panama Canal Jungle Day Tour Your day of adventure will take you to the waters of the world's most famous manmade lake. Lake Gatun is situated in the heart of the Isthmus of Panama. It was constructed between 1906- 1914 to make the Panama Canal possible. From the lake's shore (at the public ramp in Gamboa) you will board our fast motor launches for a voyage of discovery. We will navigate above ancient routes that crossed the isthmus long before the lake`s creation. Huge Ocean going ships can be seen transiting across this water bridge that links the Caribbean Sea to the Pacific Ocean. We will glide past lush tropical forests to a scenic region of the lake and witness firsthand the splendor and excitement of the jungle. Exotic birds, monkeys, sloths, iguanas, and crocodiles are just a few of the animals that you can view in their native surroundings. The sights, sounds and scents that make up this tropical paradise will engulf you. Our ultimate destination will be a big barge next to a private tropical island. A delicious native style lunch with refreshments will be served. Afterwards numerous activities are available at no additional costs. Explore on your own while kayaking, swimming, or fishing. Or if you prefer, just relax in the shade swinging in a hammock and sip a cool drink while taking in the beauty of the area. Duration on the Gatun lake: 6.5 hours =Embarkation at the Gamboa public boat ramp at 9:30am. We return to Gamboa at 4:00 pm. Bus will be waiting for us to take us back to our hotel. We should be back at our hotel around 5PM. Included on this tour: Round trip transfer from our hotel Lake tour via motor launch with bilingual guide Visit of Monkey Island Lunch and refreshments (sodas and water) are included. Beer and Wine you have to buy Optional Activities, such as fishing, swimming, and kayaking to a natural spring Things to bring: Swim suits, water shoes, sun protection, cameras, and cash for purchases (wine/beer/few souvenirs) C.) March 26, 2019 (Tuesday) – After breakfast at “Wyndham Albrook Mall Hotel” (included) you can relax in the hotel/swimming pool..or go shopping at Albrook Mall. At 11:30AM we leave Wyndham Hotel and start our trip back to Boquete. We will stop on the way so that you can have lunch (not included in our price). We expect to return to Boquete around 8PM/8:30PM. This entire package includes: The round trip bus, Continental breakfast on the bus on Sunday, 2 nights stay at Wyndham Albrook Mall Hotel with buffet breakfast included, guided English speaking guide on the “Panama Canal Jungle Day Tour” all day Monday (lunch IS included on this tour), the opportunity to kayak or fish on the Gatun Lake, all you can drink of Mimonos/Wine/Water/snacks on the bus the whole trip. Space is limited. It will be on a first come, first serve bases. Total package: $350.00 per person Rooms are based on 2 people per room. We have rooms with 1 “King” bed..or rooms with “2 Separate Double” beds. Single occupancy an additional $50.00 charge. You have to find your own roommate. Please contact: Linda Hart - lhart249@hotmail.com Promoter OR Judith Tovar - easytravel@cwpanama.net Easy Travel Panama (www.easytravelpanama.net)
  2. GREAT MUSIC . . . GREATER FUN Boquete Jazz & Blues Festival 21 ~ 24 February 2019 . . . GOT TICKETS? . . . BoqueteJazzandBluesFestival.com YouTube: https://youtu.be/5Qe8S5ImIEA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/100000700576218/videos/2305346886165308/?l=6933246818703422631
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    Animales Training and Clinic

    AMIGOS DE ANIMALES TRAINING AND CLINIC Wednesday January 23, 2pm, Animales Events Center – training class for new and returning volunteers. All are encouraged to attend. Sunday January 27 – first clinic of the year To volunteer - contact Alicia at akcleavenger@hotmail.com For a reservation - contact Magaly at 6563-8686 or boqueteanimales@gmail.com
  4. Special opportunity for all needlework and local art lovers: Volcan Quilters Sisters will visit the Library this Saturday, January 19th from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Their lovely works with various practical uses and prices will delight any taste. If wish to spend a different evening, don't forget to visit the quilt exhibit of this enterprising ladies, which will be available during January 2019. And what a better time than this Saturday where you will be able to receive quality attention from the artists themselves. Don't let someone else tell you, experience it yourself! Fundación Biblioteca de Boquete Tel. 507-720-2879 Visita nuestra Página Web Escríbenos a: admin@biblioboquete.com eventosbibliotecadeboquete@gmail.com
  5. Boquete Flower & Coffee Fair January 2019 YouTube: https://youtu.be/y5-xPmhCVeE Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/100000700576218/videos/2298103240223006/?l=7393686365163526265
  6. Hello everyone, By request of many, I have created this tour to the world's capital of Salsa dancing and my hometown, Cali, Colombia! Thursday April 11th to Thursday April 17th, a whole week to discover two new cities and explore unique cultural traditions in the region where grew up. The tour includes: Lodging in Cali for 4 nights and 2 nights in Salento, a beautiful colonial town in the coffee triangle of Colombia and the origin of Juan Valdez. Private transportation in Cali and the transfer to Salento back and forth. A salsa show for you and definitely we will have the chance to dance ourselves too! Breakfast included and a welcome dinner in the Heavens Branch, or Sucursal del Cielo in Spanish, how we call my city. A full bilingual Caleño guide "myself" with local people to make your experience always safe and fun as possible!! We will do city tour, check out museums, hear the history of one of the main cities in Colombia and the largest producer of sugar cane. Price per person $950.00 dollars in share double room or $1,050.00 for private for one person. "this tour is for only 10 people to keep the high quality" Airfare between Panama and Cali is not included, there is very good deal right now on Copa, Wingo and Avianca. For more information and booking please email me to oscar@muchogustopanama.com or send me a chat to my WhatsApp +507 65962070. Remember! this is not a tour, it's an Experience 😁🇨🇴🇨🇴💃🕺. Sincerely, Oscar Peña Sanchez Tourism promoter Cell +507 65962070 oscar@muchogustopanama.com www.muchogustopanama.com It's not a tour, it's an Experience
  7. Every expat needs a Panamanian friend who knows the ropes. Rodny Direct is an essential service for every expat, even those of us who have been here for years and speak the language. Meet Rodny in person and sign up for his legendary service this Thursday, Jan. 17 from 2 to 4pm at the Garden Restaurant. To speed up your registration process, first go to http://rodnydirect.comand pre-register.
  8. U.S. Embassy Panama’s Consular Section will be closed for routine services January 22 through January 25, 2019. Due to operational concerns related to World Youth Day and the Pope’s visit, such as unusually congested traffic and road closures in the vicinity of the Embassy and throughout Panama City, the Consular Section at the U.S. Embassy in Panama City will temporarily close for routine services starting Tuesday, January 22 and will re-open on Monday, January 28, 2019. Please also note that the Consular Section will be closed on Monday, January 21, 2019 for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Federal holiday. Consular Staff will be available for emergencies throughout World Youth Day. The following U.S. citizen emergency services will be available: replacing lost/stolen passports, providing lists of medical resources, assisting victims of crime, visiting arrested or detained U.S. citizens, aiding in the location of missing U.S. citizens, and supporting relatives after the death of a U.S. citizen. In an emergency, the Consular Section can be reached via phone at 317-5000 (011-507-317-5000 if dialing from the United States). For general information on activities related to World Youth Day, please visit the official international website, https://www.panama2019.pa/en/home/. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama 507-317-5000 Panama-ACS@state.gov https://pa.usembassy.gov/ State Department - Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
  9. 10:30 in the BCP Theater Your $1 admission helps us keep the doors open Tuesday, January 15 – Part 2 of Boquete Health and Hospice “Being Prepared” seminar This is always a sell-out Talk! Members of Boquete Health and Hospice address what you need to know and prepare for as we encounter more medical situations and near end-of-life. Please plan to be in your seat no later than 10:30 - there will be no admittance after the doors have closed.
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    Rife for Life

    Hello All, Above are the latest results from a Rife session showing the before and after pictures for a precancerous mole using a 1 hour plasma. The second picture is 7 days after a single treatment. Other positive results obtained are for the elimination of virus (shingles) and intestinal parasites (blastocystis), relief of chronic pain and insomnia, increased circulation and improvement for symptoms of dementia. I can also advise on heavy metal and mineral deficiency analysis using a hair sample, supplementation and nutritional advice. I also offer training for Rife equipment. Call for appointment Bamboo Beauty Spa Gladys 6531-0326 Dr Bill McGraw, 6205-1605
  11. The brothers Wilson and Pepe (dalmatian mix) available for adoption! These beautiful two dogs were adopted one year ago by a guy, sadly he doesn't want the dogs anymore and left the dogs with some person living in a Villa with a lot of land but all the people who live there don't want the dogs because they are so sweet and they are good with people, so a nice couple contacted us and we decided to take them back. They are the perfect dogs!!! We would like to give them in adoption together. If you are interested to adopt them, please contact us!!! 65638686 / 69659423 / dogcampboquete@gmail.com
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    Want to Learn Energy Healing ?

    I will be creating a 5 day workshop here in Boquete to teach the Foundations of Energy Healing and Chakra Balancing ... This will be a hands on training where you will learn how to confidently practice and offer these Effective Healing Arts in a way that can really help another person .. This workshop will give you Everything you need to understand the basics of Vibrational Healing and Balancing the Chakras . You will be able to begin practicing immediately after this training .. This is great for Yoga teachers, massage therapists, healing practitioners as it can be added to your list of services offered.. This can also be great for those who just want to learn more about Energy Healing & Vibrational Medicine This will be a 5 day workshop - we will meet for 4 hours per day ... I would like to begin in the next 3 weeks and will wait to see the response as to where we will meet and what times ... This is a High Level Training that will also be fun & Immersive .. When i offered these 5 day trainings in the States it was no less than 1000$ per person ... Offered Here for 350$ I have personally been practicing these Amazing Healing Arts for more than 20 Years and have used this knowledge & skills to help hundreds ... This is a great way to further your own personal healing journey as this workshop will open the door to your own Chakras & Clearing Process... Please See the Site for More Information and Get in Touch with this Email to Express Your Interest .. Www.HolisticPanama.Com Holisticpanama@outlook.com 6377 9291 Looking forward to it !!
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    Custom Spanish Lessons For You

    Would you like to understand what your Spanish friends, neighbors and shop keepers are saying to you? Would you like Custom Spanish Classes designed especially for your needs by a native Panamanian, because Spanish in every Spanish speaking country and region is different? Qualifications and experience are both important for you to receive maximum benefits from your lessons because qualifications without practical knowledgeable sensitivity are incomplete[WU1] in their service to you. QUALIFICATIONS: Ø Master’s Degree for teaching Spanish. (Universidad del Istmo, Chiriqui Panama) Ø Authorized Public Translator English to Spanish and vice versa. (Ministry of Education Panama City). This is the Certification that is required for stamping legal documents. Ø Certificate of competence in teaching advanced Spanish (Ministry of Education: University of Reims Champagne Ardenne France - where I studied for 3 years and obtained also a Master degree in French Literature and Teaching) Ø Rosetta Stone Certification of English as a second language. EXPERIENCE: Ø 8 years teaching Spanish in Boquete Chiriqui Panama Ø 3 years teaching Spanish in Reims France. Ø 9 years translating legal and personal documents, for individuals, legal representatives, Government Agencies, Police Department, International Organizations, authors, etc BENEFITS: Ø Learning Spanish with a qualified native Panamanian, so you will catch all the subtleties and nuances. Ø The ability to differentiate between the many types of Spanish for example: Castilian, Puerto Rican, Mexican, Panamanian, etc., ( even regional). Ø Learn easy keys to good pronunciation. Ø Learn fun ways to improve your grammar Ø Have customized lessons for you: What are your interests? What are your goals in Spanish? Where are you having difficulties? Lessons are tailored to your mode of learning as well as your interests and solving your problems. Ø Proudly watch yourself progress as you engage in conversation. Ø Learn Spanish at your own speed, your own time, your own mode, and your own set of interests. There is no right or wrong way. There is only the right way for you! I am offering one on one private lessons as stated above and group lessons on special request. GET YOUR FREE TRIAL NOW! Contact me, Jacky, your Spanish Teacher at: 6604-8676, whatssap: 6907-3411 Email: jackylescure22@gmail.com Jacqueline Fuentes Professor in Higher Education Authorized Public Translator
  14. Hearts, candy, flowers, Valentines? Sure, share them over dinner. But for lunch, attend the BHH luncheon and presentation on medical marijuana. We all need to learn more. Boquete Health and Hospice hosts Dr. Rod Gottula, a U.S. practicing physician specializing in medical marijuana. MORE INFO TO COME! SAVE THE DATE - LUNCH on February 14 to learn about this timely topic. Volunteers Caring for Our Community www.boquetehealth.org
  15. Newcomers, visitors and established residents— join our monthly social - a happy hour and lunch at the Clubhouse at the BCP in Fri. Jan. 25! This January event draws dozens of folks. Please email Leslie King at theclubhouseboquete@gmail.com if you plan to join for the 1 pm lunch. She’s cooking up your choice of beef, veggie or chicken enchilada plates for $8. And she’ll have various house made desserts. Happy hour with cash bar starts at noon. Join the Meet Boquete Newcomers! Facebook group to keep up to date on monthly socials.