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The ideallic waters around the San Blas islands  
   

The ideallic waters around the San Blas islands

Sailing in the wake of pirates & drug smugglers

May 18th 2011
From Panama, there are essentially three ways to get to Colombia, the next stop on our trip. Option one is to fly, but it was going to be a very expensive flight and where there is an alternative, we usually prefer to do that. Option two is to travel overland across the Darien Gap. Downsides of this route are that there are no roads, so it involves days of hacking through jungle with a machete, an ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Panama » Kuna Yala » Archipielago de San Blas

Panamanian Flag With US backing, Panama seceded from Colombia in 1903 and promptly signed a treaty with the US allowing for the construction of a canal and US sovereignty over a strip of land on either side of the structure (the Panama Canal Zone). The Panama Canal ... ... read more
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