Escape! Explore! Experience! Enrich! Enjoy! After 18 years living in Ventura, CA, Richard "semi-retired" and escaped TO to a coffee farm outside Boquete, Panama where he, his wife and their three dogs lived for 18 years before escaping FROM Panama and returning to the USA. Detrich spends half of the year living in their cottage in Anacortes, WA and the other half lecturing on cruise ships about the destinations to be visited.