Panamanian Food

Panamanian Food

This is Shirlene, blogging yet again about, you guessed it…FOOD!  It seems I am unable to refrain myself from sharing more about food and all things “food” related. It’s amazing to me how varied foods can be from one place to the next.  I’ve been wanting to learn what a true Panamanian meal looks like and to learn how to make it, from the time we arrived.  A simple undertaking you might think, or so I did, however I found this was no small feat.   I naturally learned that rice, beans, seafood and chicken were staples to their diet locally.  When I asked some of the indigenous what a typical meal looked like, however, they stared back at me, rather blankly.  So I prompted, “what do you eat for breakfast, for instance, and...

Cayucos, Canoas, Aqua, Iglesias, Iguanas, Muchas Cosas!

Cayucos, Canoas, Aqua, Iglesias, Iguanas, Muchas Cosas!

Well its been almost a month since our last blog posting, needless to say things have been quite busy around here.  ;) We have been working on improving, repairing, remodeling and revamping the property here with the help of many local Ngobe and Afro-Caribbean – its been awesome!  We hear countless stories of people being ripped off, stolen from, poor workmanship, etc., in fact this is the norm here in Panama. But, our God is greater than that!  He has brought us people who have been wonderful, people who know Him and people who don’t know Him.  One thing is for certain, there is a hunger for God here, a great hunger for God’s word and a hunger for real relationships built on trust and love.  Our projects here have been diverse and...