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To find the way by boats, simply go to Panama, reach Darien province and start asking people how and where to get boats and which villages to pass by. There is a [http://www.umdiewelt.de/Die-Amerikas/Suedamerika/Kolumbien/Reisebericht-723/Kapitel-23.html| german Guy] who hitchhiked the Darian Gap.  
 
To find the way by boats, simply go to Panama, reach Darien province and start asking people how and where to get boats and which villages to pass by. There is a [http://www.umdiewelt.de/Die-Amerikas/Suedamerika/Kolumbien/Reisebericht-723/Kapitel-23.html| german Guy] who hitchhiked the Darian Gap.  
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to hitch a boat get to the san cristobal marina in colon, boat hitching is never easy so be prepared to wait days or weeks. there are 2 marinas (including balboa marina) in panama city but chances for colombia are lower. on both sides many boats go to south pacific and you also may get a ride through the canal as linehandler.
 
to hitch a boat get to the san cristobal marina in colon, boat hitching is never easy so be prepared to wait days or weeks. there are 2 marinas (including balboa marina) in panama city but chances for colombia are lower. on both sides many boats go to south pacific and you also may get a ride through the canal as linehandler.
 
to get to the marinas in panama city take minibus from plaza 5mayo toward amador and hitch back.
 
to get to the marinas in panama city take minibus from plaza 5mayo toward amador and hitch back.
  
== CITIES==
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== cities==
[[panama city]] ff
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[[panama city]] going west: the panamericana on the western end of panama lies right next to el chorillo wich is the most dangerous part of the city. it would be advisable to take a bus past el chorillo and then you are almost at la puente de las americas, a meaningful place to hitch.
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towards colon. from av 12/santa ana park you can catch a bus "transistmica" which leaves the city on the road to colon. after 20km or so you will hit the intersection with the panama city highway. be careful in colon. 
 
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[[Category:Central America]]
 
[[Category:Central America]]
 
[[Category:Americas]]
 
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Revision as of 04:15, 20 January 2008

Panama is a country in Central America.

There are borders with Costa Rica in the North and Colombia in the South. But there are no roads to Colombia. There is a way to go through the jungle, but it's extremely dangerous, due to the Colombian 'guerillas'.

To find the way by boats, simply go to Panama, reach Darien province and start asking people how and where to get boats and which villages to pass by. There is a german Guy who hitchhiked the Darian Gap.

to hitch a boat get to the san cristobal marina in colon, boat hitching is never easy so be prepared to wait days or weeks. there are 2 marinas (including balboa marina) in panama city but chances for colombia are lower. on both sides many boats go to south pacific and you also may get a ride through the canal as linehandler. to get to the marinas in panama city take minibus from plaza 5mayo toward amador and hitch back.

cities

panama city going west: the panamericana on the western end of panama lies right next to el chorillo wich is the most dangerous part of the city. it would be advisable to take a bus past el chorillo and then you are almost at la puente de las americas, a meaningful place to hitch. towards colon. from av 12/santa ana park you can catch a bus "transistmica" which leaves the city on the road to colon. after 20km or so you will hit the intersection with the panama city highway. be careful in colon.

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