Panama City - Post Report Question and Answers

But don't forget your:

Your books. Bookstores are not widely available here. Technology gadgets. Beach gear and, if you are into it, your hiking gear as well. If you like to bike, there are places to do so around the city. - Dec 2021

Sunblock and bug spray and grocery money. - Oct 2018

Patience, sense of humor and sense of adventure - Sep 2018

Patience, sunscreen, moisture-wicking clothes, sunglasses, umbrella, sense of adventure, bird-books, snorkel gear, defensive driving skills, running shoes, regional travel books, and flat-tire repair kits. - Mar 2017

Patience, patience and patience. Sunblock, rain boots, swimming and snorkeling gear and CAMERA (it's a beautiful country!).. - Jun 2015

Bug spray. Also, sunscreen--it is expesnive here. - May 2015

Pre-planning: There is little welcome material to help you plan your arrival at post (except a sponsor assignment). I didn't hear from anyone until two weeks before my arrival and I usually hear two MONTHS before at other posts Ask one of your sponsors to provide a Mission phone list, map, taxi numbers, food delivery numbers, etc. ahead of time. - Sep 2014

Sun block, swimming gear, back pack, surf board, snorkeling gear, camera. - Jul 2014

Sunblock and patience. - Mar 2014

patience for sitting in heavy traffic, umbrella, outdoor sports equipment and beach wear (although you can get that here). - Jan 2013

Infinite patience, sense of humor, rain gear - Sep 2011

swim suit and defensive-driving habits. - Apr 2010

umbrella as it rains for a couple hours a day for 9 months out of the year - Dec 2009

Spanish dictionary. - May 2008

Patience, lot's of patience. - Apr 2008

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