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Welcome back to our main story: our visit & charity expedition to Sineth’s home town. This will be as much a travel report as a social-economic commentary that might challenge some of your beliefs, so try to keep an open mind or put a pink blindfold on.
To all our friends and guests who so generously donated.
Coming May Sineth and I are going to Cambodia; for Sineth it will be for the first time in 6 years she reunites with her family. For me, well I never met my parents-in-law, nor any of her siblings with the funny nick-names. Her fat sister (who according to Sineth is a better cook than […]
Having a garden to grow at least some of our own fruits and vegetables was one of the reasons to come to Panama. Land is affordable compared to many other places in the world, and a climate without frost, with regular rainfall and abundant sun results in a maximum yield. The challenge is not whether […]
Our company car is a Lada Niva – a tough little 4×4 which, with proper care, will go places where other terrain vehicles won’t. A great car for the countryside and perfect for off-road tours. The Lada Niva is made in Russia, the first one being produces in 1977 and, with little changes to the […]
Sustainability, eco/environmentally friendliness and organic products have become very fashionable in the last decade or two. But definitions are vague and criteria for labelling yourself eco-friendly are not self evident. Just like 5 star hotels in Panama, anyone can claim to have an ecolodge. Moreover, even in those countries that do have official organizations for […]
So you have been told you’re the only Cambodian in Panama. Then you move to a tiny village far out in the countryside. What are the chances of meeting other Cambodians, who are not even allowed in their neighbouring countries without a visa? You’d be surprised. In the three years that we live here we […]
What started out as alternative guidebooks revealing secret tourist destinations off the beaten track changed into multinational mass tourism corporations. Lonely Planet and Rough Guides have lost their charm.
After a several rough weeks filled with long working hours and little sleep we’re finally open. The website still needs a lot of work, most notably there’s a lack of pictures. The reason for that is that there is still unfinished paintwork and overall lack of furniture. I guess that in spite of this I […]