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Terrazas de Panamá in Playa Coronado coming very soon

Terrazas de Panamá in Playa Coronado is a new shopping mall / center that is just about finished being buult. We arrived in Playa Coronado, Panamá around 4 months ago and this project was hardly block walls and steel coming up from the foundations. Now it is being painted and is looking like it will be opened any day.

Here are some photos I captured of the new murals today at Terrazas de Panamá Playa Coronado.

Terrazas de panama tropiclivin shopping center playa coronado panama oeste
Terrazas de panama tropiclivin shopping center playa coronado panama oeste

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Primer Grito de Independencia de la Villa de los Santos

November 10: Primer Grito de Independencia de la Villa de los Santos

On November 10th, Panama remembers its Primer Grito de Independencia – its first cry for independence from Spain. On November 10, 1821, preceding the formal Independence, villagers in the town of la Villa de Los Santos (a small town in the interior of Panama) wrote a letter to Simon Bolivar. The letter complained about the Spanish governor and asked Bolivar for revolutionary assistance.

Motorcross and Quad Races

Motorcross and 4 wheel races at Pista Lago Limon Santiago Panamá

This should be a fun filled all day event of Motorcross & Quad Racing in Panamá at the Pista Lago Limon near Santiago.  A good turn out is expected as this is race 9 of the season for UPM Union Panamena De Motociclismo. This event is sponsored by dozens of local companies and some multi national ones including Coors Light, 507 Extremo, Nitro City Panamá, Amsoil, Polaris Industries, Vida Extrema, Motores 507 and many many more.

Motocross y 4 wheels Tropic Living Panama Motorcross quad racing Pista Lago Limon Santiago Panamá
Motocross y 4 wheels Tropic Living Panama Motorcross quad racing Pista Lago Limon Santiago Panamá

 

Drag Racing in Panamá at Circuito Internacional Raceway

Doing the Non-Tourist things in life is the way the Tiffany and I have always operated. Why do the usual things that are recommend when you could go and explore the roads less traveled and the locals hot spots. We have found so many neat things that are off the beaten path that were far better than the usual to do’s. So why would we be any different in Panama? We aren’t so that is why we made an effort to go explore the Circuito Internacional Raceway in Chorrera, Panama.

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Panama Motorshow 2015 Atlapa Convention Center

We just went to the Panama Motorshow yesterday evening at the Atlapa Convention Center in Panama City.  This is the largest car show of the year and a common place for many to purchase vehicles as well, which is new to us. The auto shows in the United States are just that a Show, you are not able to purchase vehicles at these shows. Tiffany noticed this right away when we walked in the show to the Kia display of all white vehicles and a ton of people speaking with the Kia representatives and doing paperwork. So we asked a guy and he confirmed what she saw, they are buying vehicles, strange. We took a bunch of photos so check’em out.

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