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Panama -- adventure, nature, and The Canal. Seeing the canal has long been on our "bucket list" and we finally made it. In addition to seeing the daily workings of the canal, it was a thrill to …

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November 9, 2007: A long day on the plane After a restless overnight at a Seattle airport hotel, we were up at 3am to begin the hurry and wait of modern air travel. Just a few years back, I …

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October 2007 Sarapiqui Our first set travel day started in Sarapiqui, Costa Rica. After a windy road drive through mountains and past waterfalls on the side of the road, we arrive to flatter …

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The Spanish visited Panama for the first time, in 1501, when a wealthy solicitor from Triana, Rodrigo de Bastida, organized an expedition. After arriving to the Americas, Bastidas traveled …
As a meeting point in the history of the countries of Latin America, Panama is a country forged by various cultures and traditions that come together to create a unique complexity and exotic …
Panama is a narrow strip of land that connects North and South America. At several places it spans less than a hundred miles from its Atlantic coastline to its Pacific shores. Hundreds of small …
Miraflores Locks of Panama Canal
Next month, there will be a very special birthday to celebrate. The Panama Canal will be turning a century old! The momentous anniversary celebration in Panama is slated for August 15th - the …
Located in Panama's Chiriqui providence, the charming town of Boquete is nestled at the foot of Volcan Baru and surrounded by coffee farms and La Amistad International Peace Park. Boquete offers …
Panama’s natural landscapes make one truly appreciate the wonders of nature. The Isthmus of Panama is strategically located between two oceans and two continents. Panama encompasses natural and …
The Republic of Panama is the southernmost country in Central America. It is a former Spanish colony with a mixed population of Creoles, mestizos, European immigrants, Africans, and indigenous …
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Before embarking on a journey, you put a lot of effort into deciding where to go, preparing, and researching.  While taking the time to organize a trip, why not plan to see TWO …
If you have an adventurous spirit, Panama tours will provide for an unbeatable athletic travel experience! Panama is a center for exotic expeditions to little-known areas full of natural wonder and …
The Panama Canal opened to maritime traffic on August 15, 1914. The engineering wonder of the world, it took ten years, more than 75,000 workers and $400 million to complete. The builders faced …
Panama - Bridge of Cultures of the Whole World Rodrigo de Bastidas, a captain that sailed with Colon in his second trip to the Americas, discovered Panama in 1501. At that time, more than 60 …
The eastern province of Bocas del Toro is located in the Panamanian Caribbean. Mostly virgin jungle and forests, Bocas del Toro also includes several picturesque towns. The archipelago of Bocas del …
The name "Panamá" originated in pre-Colombian times and means "abundance of fish, butterflies and trees". Panama is a natural land bridge that connects North and Central America with South …

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