Bocas del Toro December 21st 2006 There may be no more "undiscovered," off-the-beaten-path places left in the Caribbean, but Panama's Bocas del Toro archipelago comes close. This collection of more than 10 islands near the border with Costa Rica has becoming one of the favorite stops for tourist traveling through Latin America like me, but has been mostly ignored by the rest of the travel world.
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Central America Caribbean » Panama » Bocas Del Toro 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