Destinations in Central America

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Bocas del Toro Travel Guide

Bocas del Toro or Bocas Town is located on the northern Caribbean coast of Panama. Extending from the mainland cloud forest mountains to the tropical island chains, Bocas del Toro is considered Panama’s top travel destination. The archipelago has 9 main islands, 52 cays, and thousands of islets.

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San Blas Islands Travel Guide

The islands of the San Blas Archipelago are strung out along the Caribbean coast of Panama from the Golfo de San Blas nearly all the way to the Colombian border. The San Blas Islands of Panama are an archipelago comprising approximately 365 islands and cays, of which only 49 are inhabited.

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Santiago de Cuba Travel Guide

Second largest city of the island, Santiago stands out for its rich history and broad cultural development, especially in music. Considered as the most Caribbean of all Cuban cities, it houses festivals expressing its people’s talent. The Sierra Maestra is a remarkable area in its geography, being the most extensive mountain range in the island.

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Monteverde Travel Guide

Monteverde and Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserves are in Central Pacific. Monteverde’s appeal centers around its scenery and nature. Many ecosystems exist in the numerous reserves, such as Bajo del Tigre, the Santa Elena Reserve, the Bosque Eterno de los Niños and the world-famous Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve.

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Puerto Viejo Travel Guide

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca is a small coastal town in Caribbean Costa Rica in the province of Limón. It is popular with surfers and backpackers. This is an area where foreigners are buying and building. There are two gorgeous National Parks nearby – Cahuita and Manzanillo, and it rains more than on the Pacific side, […]

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San Jose Travel Guide

The capital city of Costa Rica, San José is not a pretty city, with ugly conglomerate of outdated commercial buildings, decrepit streets and crumbling sidewalks. It is a cosmopolitan city that can be categorized as something in between a modern North American metropolis and the standard Central American capital.

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Camaguey Travel Guide

Camagüey is the capital of Camagüey Province, it has some beautiful old churches, but is not really a tourist stop. According to legend, the streets of Camaguey twist and turn, intersecting each other at odd angles and making it very easy for visitors to get lost.

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Panama City Travel Guide

Panama City is the capital of Panama. Panama City is a very multicultural place and the most cosmopolitan capital in Central America, with large populations from many different parts of the world. Spanish is spoken by most, and many speak some form of English.

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