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Panama
 
   
Pan American Highway to Valencia Oranges
   
 

 

 

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Pan American Highway

 

 

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Orange crate bed for baby
"Quakers" for sale

 

 

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El Machetazo (Chopping Prices)- Their Walmart
School kids always smile and wave

 

 

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Trees grown to sell to resorts and businesses
School garden planting rice

 

 

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School - all same with dark color bottom, light on top
Most shopping done at markets like this

 

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New soccer field. Sport in Panama has always been baseball, but soccer gaining popularity

 

Valencia Oranges

 
Valencia Orange grove owned by owner of Hotel Los Mandarions with 110,000 trees started in 2004. The seeds for the original trees were imported from Riverside California. Growth peaks at 10-12 years.
 

 

 

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Valencia orange with 2 harvests. The hills are filled with 1000's of trees

 

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Swindler root biometrics to prevent disease
New area being built for visitors to stop and rest
 
   
   
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