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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'.  
 
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 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 the South Pacific and you also may get a ride through the canal as linehandler.
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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 the South Pacific and you also may get a ride through the canal as linehandler.
 
to get to the marinas in [[Panama City]] take a minibus from ''Plaza 5 mayo'' toward ''Amador'' and hitch back. In places east of ''Colon'' like ''Portobello'' you find payboats (280 $).
 
to get to the marinas in [[Panama City]] take a minibus from ''Plaza 5 mayo'' toward ''Amador'' and hitch back. In places east of ''Colon'' like ''Portobello'' you find payboats (280 $).
  

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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 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 the South Pacific and you also may get a ride through the canal as linehandler. to get to the marinas in Panama City take a minibus from Plaza 5 mayo toward Amador and hitch back. In places east of Colon like Portobello you find payboats (280 $).

Cities

Panama City


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