About your Republic of Panama, the country
Becoming quickly a top summer vacations destiny for adventure travel. It appeals to people searching for unbeaten travel routes , as well as those looking for familiy vacation package.
east of Costa Rica and west of Colombia, Panama is a narrow
isthmus that united long ago North America with South America
allowing migration of species in both directions. As a
result, you will encounter in Panama more flora and fauna than
in any other place in America.
protect its local resources Panama has created 14
National Parks with a total area of 1,391,833 hectares
representing approximately 22% of the surface area of the
country. About 30%
of the country are still covered with jungle.
its diverse ecosystem, Panama has three distinct native
Kuna Indians from San Blas islands,
Darien jungles and Guaymies from
Chiriqui high lands. All
of them have their own land reserve.
dominant ethnic is a mixture of immigrants from Spain, blacks,
and natives. However,
you will find many Arabs, Jews, Orientals, Indians, North
Americans, Italians, Colombians, Spaniards and other Europeans
that contribute to make Panama one of the richest country in the
was used by the Spaniard Conquistadors to launch their take over
of the New World due to its strategic geographical location
between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. You will find
ruins of fortresses, cities and other jewels of the past that
would take your mind to explore a time when pirates where the
rulers of the oceans.
Travel Routes had been a keystone of world commerce. Spain
developed it as a land commerce route to unite both oceans.
France conceived and started to build a water canal, but
it was USA that made it a reality.
the USA handed back the Panama Canal to Panamanians, and
Dictators vanished, Panama has become a sovereign country, fully
democratic, responsible for its own economy, and more open to
the world than never before.
Panama is today one of the top options for the adventurous traveler. It is unknown, it is safe, and it has so much to explore.