The Panama International Film Festival’s selection of green docs reminds me how hard it is to find pristine and unpolluted corners of the planet.
Gateway from Central to South America, Panama sits on a narrow isthmus sandwiched between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. It is one of few places to sense harmony between scientific progress and wildlife. Here the huge metropolis of Panama City merges seamlessly into verdant tropical forests. With an unfussy, laid back vibe and some truly wonderful spots to visit; including trendy surf resorts, sleepy mountain enclaves, paradise-esque archipelagos and dramatic diving spots, Panama seems to delight both tourists and backpackers.
Visit the famous Panama Canal and Miraflores lock to gain a true understanding of how this fascinating man-made marvel works. Enjoy panoramic views of Panama City and wander through Casco Viejo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on this great walking tour.
Take a look at 25 different places around the world that offer just as many unique opportunities to have the time of a lifetime, all alone!
Source: Panama cruise port guide
The latest list of Coolest Neighbourhoods in the World is out. Barcelona and Madrid in Spain both appear on this listing. Chicago, Athens and other vibrant…
Spend the day in Panama City, exploring the best of the city: from Panama Canal to the open-air museum in Punta Culebra, and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Casco Viejo.
Source: Panama City Day Tour
Top things to do in Panama – explore the exotic areas, a hip modern capital, historic sites, amazing cuisine and street foods and popular areas of Panama | Travel Photo Discovery
Source: Top things to do in Panama
PANAMA CITY (AP) – Esther Marina Sanchez has watched her neighborhood – the heart of Panama City – transformed by its designation as a UNESCO world heritage site. Tourists and well-heeled Panamanians now stroll the paving-stone streets among gaudy hotels, fancy restaurants and trendy discos that have popped up in once-dilapidated colonial-era buildings. Gone are the gangs, the decay and abandoned structures – as well as Sanchez’s home, and those of most of her neighbors. Sanchez recalled how her landowner offered the family money 2½ years ago, but said they didn’t really have a choice: “Take it or leave it, but you’re leaving.