Wyndham Grand Playa Blanca
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After our initial one star impression here things could only get better which they did pretty rapidly. The next day, once it was light, we could see where we were - this hotel is right on the beach, and what a beach. Beautiful fine yellow sand, an azure sea shelving gently with soft, melodious waves and pelicans diving all day-long to catch fish. …
I tend to receive emails with a lot of the same questions, so I have decided to use this entry to answer them.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Why did you choose Panama?
A: I grew up with a close friend in Edmonton, Stephanie, who is Panamanian. She often traveled back and forth between the two countries and shared pictures and experiences of what life was like in Panama. This inspired a desires to visit and see for myself.
The blessings and benefits of living and serving here in Panama are never in short supply. I have decided to use this entry to list just a few of such privileges:
- First and foremost, the ministry in itself is a blessing. It is never easy to preach here. On a good day, you can still expect a lengthy amount of walking, intense climate and little rest, but the people make all of these challenges worth while. I have the privilege of conducting a few Spanish and ...
... little beach café run by the Canadians, although there was no sign of them. We sat at a table in the sand and had our drinks as the sun set.
I started talking with a young couple sitting nearby. They turned out to be Dutch, probably about thirty. They had spent a portion of their month-long trip on a charter catamaran they shared with 15 other friends in the Archipelago de San Blas, which are islands off the Panamanian coast ...
... next to us at La Casa de Lourdes while we had dinner. We watched one of the teenage girls solve a Rubik's Cube (when was the last time you saw one of those?) as fast as her fingers could move. We had to take a picture a little later when this genius and her sister ordered their huge ice cream dessert.
We must have gotten home around 9:30; I crawled immediately into bed.
As blustery as the weather is in El Valle at the moment, I doubt we will decide to stay ...