Panama is also known to be Central America's next must-see destination. Long
stifled by the oppressions of the Noriega dictatorship, Panama has worked
tirelessly to shake off a scared reputation. Good thing: The political
instability of the Noriega years obscured the country's enviable assets,
including a kaleidoscopic landscape with some of the region's most glorious
Caribbean beaches, pristine rainforests, and peaks blanketed in cloud
forests. The sizzling cosmopolitan capital of Panama City has been compared
to Miami or Hong Kong. The jungles of Panama'slowland
a sweltering tropical ecosystem. East of the canal, theDariencovers
an untouched expanse of pristine forest, pure rivers, and intricate
forests. Along the Pacific Coast where the mouths of rivers meet the ocean,
rich breeding grounds for marine wildlife.
Located in Central America, Panama borders the Caribbean Sea and Pacific
Ocean. The country lies between Costa Rica and Colombia and is the linchpin
between North and South America. A little smaller than South Carolina,
Panama’s sun rises to the east over the Pacific...........
The tropical climate Panama has
two seasons, one dry and one rainy. Variations depend on the region and
altitude. The Caribbean coast sees rain year-round, while the Pacific coast
has a more pronounced dry season. The Azuero Peninsula has an extremely arid
climate during the,..........
It is very interesting to learn about the various facets ofPanama
society, as it helps the people to learn about the country in a better way.
There are many subdivisions of Panama society and culture, each which
contribute to the rich heritage of the nation.............
Explored by Columbus in 1502 and by Balboa in
1513, Panama was the principal shipping point to and from South and Central
America in colonial days. In 1821, when Central America revolted against
Spain, Panama joined Colombia, which had already declared its independence............