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Discovering Molas in Panama
I read about molas in our Lonely Planet guide so was on the lookout for them. Panama is different in lots of ways from many tourist destinations. They do not promote crafts and souvenirs quite the same way as most countries. So it took a trip out of Panama ...

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Charlotte Foraging #3:- Bayberries (Myrica cerfera)
Not one of my best photos but you get the idea, right? Gathering bayberry berries is not as easy as picking apples off of a tree. These berries really cling to their branches plus they are really tiny. Botanists refer to the bayberry berry as a "drupe" whic...

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Little India for Dinner
Took the bus into Little India for dinner. Had no idea what to expect other than what the travel books mention which is the place is overpowering with colors, scents, and sounds. We got off the bus one stop passed where we should have so walked around a ver...

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Ray and I found a web listing for a green way that runs 26 miles through the center of Singapore. It's a former train track that is no longer in use. Info on the green way was a bit sketchy so not a tourist spot. So we fumbled around after getting off the M...

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Gotta tell you our news
We are moving to Singapore for two years! My daughter was offered a job over there for two years so we all decided it was an opportunity we couldn't pass up. I'll still be taking care of my grandsons but with Ray retired, we will take advantage of the chanc...

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Moved into Apartment in Tiong Bahru
Thought you'd enjoy this article from a free local newspaper I picked up this
morning. I love the line "They struggled to contain their indifference".
HA! We have moved into our one bedroom apartme...

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Out for a Beer Tasting
Pat and I went around the corner (literally), to a "pub" named "Lee Tai Fu". This place has a very nice selection of craft beers from around the world, especially Australia, United Kingdom and the U.S.. Tonight, Pat drank a Siren Craft Brew's Middle Finger ...
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