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The Canal and Central Panama Travel Guide

The Canal and Central Panama Top Experiences

Want to learn more about The Canal and Central Panama? Read our in-depth articles on a variety of topics.


Top Reasons to Go

The Panama Canal: History, technology, and nature combine like nowhere else in the world at the Panama Canal. The most popular way to explore...


A Bit of History

Nearly all Panama's history took place here in Central Panama, where the country is a mere 50 miles across. This was a vital link between Spain...


The Harpy Eagle

The harpy eagle, Panama's national bird, is an impressive creature, with a beak the size of a jackknife, talons as long as a grizzly bear's...


Building the Panama Canal

Nearly a century after its completion, the Panama Canal remains an impressive feat of engineering. It took the U.S. government more than a decade...


Interoceanic Jungle

An almost continuous belt of forest stretches between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea in Central Panama, where separate swaths of wilderness...

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