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Panama – Adventures Panama

Panama City (Spanish: ciudad de Panamá) is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Panama.[2][3] It has a population of 880,691, with a total metro population of 1,440,381,[4] and is located at the Pacific entrance of the Panama Canal, in the province of Panama. The city is the political and administrative center of the country, as well as a hub for international banking and commerce.[5] It is considered a “beta-” world city, one of three Central American cities listed in this category.[6] Continue reading Panama – Adventures Panama

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Panama Canal – Adventures Panama

The Panama Canal (Spanish: Canal de Panamá) is a 77.1-kilometre (48 mi) ship canal in Panama that connects the Atlantic Ocean (via the Caribbean Sea) to the Pacific Ocean. The canal cuts across the Isthmus of Panama and is a key conduit for international maritime trade. There are locks at each end to lift ships up to Gatun Lake, an artificial lake created to reduce the amount of excavation work required for the canal, 26 metres (85 ft) above sea level. Continue reading Panama Canal – Adventures Panama