For tourists, the biggest attraction of the beautiful land of Panama is the abundance of places where you can experience truly unique stuff. Financial wealth that has made its way into Panama in the last two decades has turned this area into the fastest growing economy in the Western Hemisphere. Opinions were divided, in terms of the vision of the former president, Ricardo Martinelli, to create here the "Dubai of Latin America", but undoubtedly, in the capital of this country there is felt a fresh, modern and cosmopolitan air, all at the same time.
One side and the other of Via Argentina, one of the best-known boulevards of Ciudad de Panama you will find pubs and cafes with patios that have held recitals of classical guitar, shops of all kinds - all typical for a capital city, plus the fact that everything around you is full of life.
And now, let us see what are the most interesting places to see in your trip to Panama.
Mix all the best of Central America a small and quiet region, then add Parque Internacional La Amistad and the result is unique. Los Chiricanos, the residents of this place represent the first reason to get to these places. For visitors passing by, here it seems that there is always an available bed and a hot, delicious meal and their good character and hospitability is proverbial.
Boquete is the main attraction of this area, who has gained its fame rather recently. "Bajareque" is a thin fog that regularly descends from the clouds to the top of Baru Volcano and the other mountains that stand sentry around the valley where the region is settled. If you're lucky enough to get on top of Olga peak in certain “puntos de encuentro” (places of encounter), you'll see the only rainbow in the world that is actually made up of five rainbows, one close to the other in one of the most amazing and unique natural phenomena.
While traditional meeting place is Sendero de Los Quetzales, the choices you have at hand to make ascents and go climbing are infinite. And if you are passionate about surfing, then all you need is a map, a boat and a stream from the south to take you on the adventure of your live; it will be enough.
Darien gap is known to most people as the corridor separating the two Americas. Before the 1990s, there was not even a road across the province. Flora, fauna and humans lived have been living in a perfect union that has remained unchanged for centuries. But the impenetrable reputation began to dawn: the new paved roads and capitalism with all its malfunctions began to create damage in the north of the region, where forests have begun to decrease.
However, you still chance to exploit some of the wildest lands on the planet right here, in Panama. If you're still not convinced, read the story of Pat Farmer, a long-distance runner, who ran from the North Pole to the South Pole in four days across the aisle Darien, assisted by 17 armed soldiers.
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