There is a revolution all over Panama right now
Here with the latest is our undercover correspondent Pancho willworkforfood Gonzalez.
Central America, a place where you can be in 3 different countries in 1 day. The regional differences are slight, if at all noticeable. Times are changing though and it is Panama who has put one foot in front of the rest of Central America in its latest fight against wet clothes.
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The pink scarf wrapped around her hair and loosely flowed down her back, finding its resting point just below the waist. This was the only item of clothing worn by the woman who was steadily swinging her way toward me. Unlike Shakira, it was evident that her hips did, indeed lie, as she walked with an exaggerated swing through the sand. Her walk was enough for me to turn my eyes back to my book, after all, there were a few other guys hanging around me, under the shade of a palapa. A few seconds later I heard ‘excuse me’, she was now standing right in front of me. I decided to keep my eyes on my book, and then a guy eagerly jumped forward, with his eyes also jumping all over the naked woman. She then said ‘ash tray’, handed him a cigarette but, and walked off like she owned the whole beach.
(working up at the new farm)
Random: hey dude, i would be careful walking around here in sandals.
Me: yea i know, thats how i like to do it though…
Random: you know just yesterday i chopped up a rattlesnake with my root chopper, just blitzed right over it..
Me: O really, i didn’t know there were snakes around here…
Random: yea there’s snakes, poisonous too, i took it home and skinned it..
Me: you skinned it!?
Random: hell yeah, I’m gona make a headband out of it….it’s a native thing..
(outside the laundromat)
Random: Hey, nice shoes man, what do ya call em?
Me: they’re called five fingers..
Random: where ya from?
Me: Sheffield, England…
Random: o yea..u know I’ve been to 22 countries in my time..
Me: wow, where’s your favorite?
Random: India man, India..as soon as you step of the plane, you can smell it, it’s just in the air dude, it’s like fucking nirvana..
Me: yea, i wanna go India sometime..
Random: Goa man, Goa..I lived there for 10 years..
it….is…. awesome….. have you seen the 2nd Bourne Supremacy movie?
Random: you know that house on the beach in the beginning….
that was my house!!
$35 a month..
dude, i used to sit outside and i would spit into the Arabian ocean..
Me: (standing outside a cafe-ish place)
Random: Hey man, i think they open at like 12..
Me: ok cool..
Random: Dude, have you checked out the book shelf in there?
Me: err, no..
Random: man.. you gotta check that shit out!
Me: o really..
Random: hell yeah, its the best freakin book shelf in town..totally bad-ass..it’ll blow your freakin mind….
A: (a down and out man looking upset, sat on a bench)
B: ( takes a seat next to A)
B: It’s tough man… i lost a pup too, so i totally know what you’re going through. I mean, dude… i still wear his dog tags around my neck to this day….
Me: (taking pictures)
Random: Hey man, i can take a picture of you for a buck if you want…
Me: No thanks, im good…
Random: Dude, i aint one of those punks that’ll run off with your camera. You can hold my dog as collateral….