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Adventure guide. Panam?a [electronic resource] / Patricia Katzman.

Author/Creator:
Katzman, Patricia.
Publication:
Edison, N.J. : Hunter Pub., c2004.
Series:
Adventure guide series.
Hunter travel guides.
Adventure guide
Hunter travel guides
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (368 p.)
Subjects:
Panama -- Guidebooks.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
I am the travel editor for a national travel magazine and have recently had the privilege of using Patricia Katzmans excellent guide book to Panama. First, the cover is outstanding, one of the best I have seen. I loved all the pictures...they added so much. Second, the print is readable. Third, and most important, I found this guide to be extremely helpful to the average tourist planning a trip. The various areas and activities and the way to reach each destination were well researched. I consider many guide books to be useful only to those who know exactly where they are going (probably with
Contents:
CONTENTS; Introduction 1; Using this Guide 3; History 4; Geography 18; Topography 19; Climate 20; Flora & Fauna 22; Preservation 28; National Parks 31; Government 34; Economy 35; Panamá TMs People 36; Food & Drink 41; Holidays 44; Festivals & Events 45; Top 20 Attractions 47; Shopping 51; Official Matters 52; Health & Safety 53; Ready, Get Set, Go! 55; Tour Operators 67; Where to Stay 69; For More Information 73; Panamá Province 77; Panamá City 77; The Pacific Is lands 128; Eastern Panamá Province 135; Western Panamá Province 145; Colón Province 153
Overview 153 Colón City 156; West of the Canal 159; East of the Canal 163; Coclé Province 175; Overview 175; El Valle 177; Santa Clara & Farallón 187; Penonomé 192; The Azuero Peninsula 203; Overview 203; Herrera Province 207; Los Santos Province 217; Veraguas Province 227; Over view 227; Santiago Area 229; Chiriquí Province 241; Overview 241; David & Environs 245; The Pacific Low lands 253; The Eastern Highlands 254; The Western Highlands 267; Bocas del Toro Province 285; Over view 285; Main land Bocas del Toro 291; Bocas Town & Environs 294; The San Blas Archipelago 313
The Kuna 313 Visiting the Area 319; Darién Province 327; Overview 327; Visiting the Area 333; Spanish Vocabulary 339; Index 347
Notes:
Includes index.
ISBN:
1-280-24547-6
9786610245475
1-58843-539-3
OCLC:
475990589
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