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Panama: It is the Canal and More

The Republic of Panama is a Central American country that is situated just between Costa Rica and Colombia. In addition, it is surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. This amazing country is a very comprehensive place since it is able to provide visitors with a broad range of activities, fantastic places with different views, climates and environments. Just for you to imagine how beautiful this country is, think about a place in which you are allowed to find paradisiacal beaches, cloud forests, rain forests, around 1,500 species of trees, 900 species of birds and more than 7,000 vascular plants. In fact, an immense portion of the people visiting Panama goes there in order to enjoy nature and adventure in outdoors environments.

One attraction that you should never miss under any circumstances is the Panama Canal, which is located in the lowest area of the Panamanian isthmus. This canal is considered to be one of the most amazing engineering creations around the world. Some good features about the canal are that, regardless of the time of the year, you can always go there and you will always find bilingual guides who are going to give you interesting information, details and statistics. Furthermore, Panama is well-known because of its rainforest too. It relies on national parks that have been declared Biosphere Reserve and Mankind Heritage. Some of the places in which you can enjoy this rainforest are Amistad, Barú, Barrio Colorado, Isla Cañas, Campana, Darién, Punta Culebra, Portobelo and Sarigua, among many others.

Nonetheless, there are also terrific beaches in this country. They are divided into the Caribbean Coast and Pacific Coast in spite of the fact that both coasts confer you the opportunity of enjoying white sand, coconut palm trees, crystal clear water and coral reefs. The beaches of Bocas del Toro, Portobelo and San Blas in the Caribbean Coast are good options. Regarding the Pacific Coast, the Punta Chame – Farallon, Contadora – Las Perlas and Taboga Island are definitely recommended. Remember, Panama is an amazing destination as few, do not miss the opportunity to get to know this paradise on earth.

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