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Punta Prieta, Manabi Ecuador

Punta Prieta, Manabi Ecuador

Punta Prieta - looking up the coast to Punta Blanca

Punta Prieta – looking up the coast to Punta Blanca

Catching up on the Alphabet Challenge,  I am pleased to share many fun and easy Spanish words  that begin with the letter P.   While the interent is thinking faster at two in the morning, I present to you this sampler!

Plato:Plate (Pollo/Almuerzo)

Plato:Plate (Pollo/Almuerzo)

Bread/Pan

Bread/Pan

Plato – Plate,  Pan – Bread,  Platanos – Plantains

Plantains

Plantains

P1220489 NICARGUA green LEAVING RIVAS plantains

Papelito Sells Plantains

Papelito Sells Plantains

Platano – Plantain = Patacones!

Grilled fPescado, Patacones and salad - Restaurant Exclusivo/Jama Ecuador

Grilled Pescado, Patacones and Salad – Restaurant Exclusivo/Jama Ecuador

Plantains are often used to make Patacones, a popular side dish in Latin America.

P for Perro; and  P for Piso!

P for Perro; and P for Piso!

Perro – Dog  This perro often dropped by for a visit in Costa Rica and enjoyed the cool piso!

Piso sounds a lot like Pisco, a grape brandy from Peru and Chile.   Pisco pairs well with maracuya for a cool refreshing Piscorita!

Piscorita!

Piscorita!

Pargo (Red Snapper)  Pescado/Pez = Fish

Pargo (Red Snapper) Pescado/Pez/Peces = Fish

on the roadd ccc red snapperrr

Pargo- Red Snapper – Fish/Pez

Hibiscus/Pescado Gumbo - Yum Yum!

Hibiscus/Pescado Gumbo – Yum Yum!

Pescado – Fish

Lapiz - Pencil Punta- Point

Lapiz – Pencil Punta- Point

Punta – Point (As in a pencil point or a landmark along a coastline…)

Punta Ballena, Ecuador

Punta Ballena, Ecuador

Punta Ballena, Ecuador

Punta Ballena, Ecuador

Hammering Rocks! (Piedras)

Hammering Rocks! (Piedras)

...so many rocks/piedras...

…so many rocks/piedras…

Piedra- Rock   

John, a new friend in Mindo, served Maracuya Curd - Wow! What a simple-yet-satisfying  treat!

John, a new friend in Mindo, served Maracuya Curd – Wow! What a simple-yet-satisfying treat!

Postre – Dessert

Picoflor – Hummingbird!

P1660523 hummingbird

Colibri, sometimes called Picaflor. (Pico/pica/picar can mean to stick or prick; flor means flower.)

Now where’s that Pollo?

Look who's hiding beneath the table!

Look who’s hiding beneath the table!

P1340629 chicken w chicks

What's for dinner?

What’s for dinner?

Pollo – Chicken,   Pavo – Turkey,    Pato – Duck – Sorry; the pavo and pato images must have escaped from the files!

There are many more words that start with P.  Are you ready for more?  How about Policia?

Tourist Police - Manta Ecuador

Tourist Police – Manta Ecuador

Jefferson Patrols the Playa Tarqui

Jefferson Patrols Playa Tarqui

kate and lisa and policeman

My sister Kate and I visited with a policeman in Quito!

P1580647 MARIE Y TOURISM POLICE

Dear Marie chats with the tourist police in Cuenca!

Policia – Police

Playa- Beach

Playa San Miguel, Costa Rica

Playa San Miguel, Costa Rica

One can always find new inventory at PLayamart!

One can always find new inventory at Playamart!

P1680148 playamart

playamart lure P1150589

PLAYA MART BOARD what's real and what's painted

Playamart treasures trigger new works of art!

Piso – Floor

Pintura – Paint

Hmmmm.  I wonder what I could use to illustrate piso and pintura?!!!!

Concrete Floor Andean Rugs and faux tile Acrylic on Concrete Floor - Design by Lisa Brunetti RIVERHOUSE FLOOR  copyright lisa brunetti

P1680497 PHOTO BY BARB lisa on floor

I’ve been painting while images uploaded;  a floor update is coming soon, but for now, I will say, “Goodnight!”   I hope you enjoyed the post!

Buenas noches,

Z

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