Knowing that I'm going to moving to a foreign country in less than four months has put me in a permanent state of excitement, which I'm sure is getting old very quickly for my room-mates and close friends.
To keep myself from talking about the big move too much, I've begun to take out my excitement by learning all I can about Panama and the culture I'll be assimilating into. Though I feel like I have a pretty good idea of what I should expect, I know that everything is up in the air until I'm actually assigned to a community after my Pre-Service Training and swearing in.
For example, if you google "Panama," you'll get something like this:
But I'll probably be seeing things more like this:
Either way, I am so incredibly excited to get to Panama and immerse myself into a foreign culture. I plan on backpacking my way around the country during breaks from work, though I'm sure I'll be bringing a whole new meaning to "cheap travel."
If you want to see more of my image collection of Panama- which is ever expanding, by the way- check out my Pinterest board!