Welcome to our weekly series about the uniqueness of Panama! Photo:thevisitorpanama.com Semana Santa - one of the busiest holidays of the year! Easter in Panama is one of the most important events of the Catholic calendar. According to statistics the country is 80% Catholic and 70% attend church. Easter week is a period of reflection when many attend mass, colorful processions and events which happen during the 'Via Crucis' (Stations of the Cross) reenactments. During this w
Welcome to our weekly series about the uniqueness of Panama! photo: Pinterest The Caribbean water glows like a 'Sea of Stars'. Something magical happens in Bocas Del Toro. The Caribbean water literally lights up with the swirl of your paddle or the motion of you body as you as move through the sea. You will feel like you are swimming through stars. This magical experience is caused by Bioluminescence. The light is produced by a chemical reaction that occurs in an organism.
Welcome to our weekly series about the uniqueness of Panama! Cayuco an Ocean to Ocean Tradition It is a race organized by the volunteer race committee of the Balboa Paddle Club (CREBAO). It is open to all participants and offers the unique opportunity to paddle in cayucos from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean through the Panama Canal. Three days and a grueling 50 miles challenge the courage and endurance of all who enter the race. Enjoy the experience of Ralph Furlong
Welcome to our weekly series about the uniqueness of Panama! Photo: Tripadvisor Panama City is the only world capital to have a rainforest within its city limits. Parque Natural Metropolitano de Panamá provides a unique opportunity to experience the diversity of Panama’s natural landscape and the capital’s vibrant urban culture all in one day. This pristine forest, almost impenetrable jungle in places, is host to many species of fauna and flora.