Panama: a Strong Blend of History and Nature
In this travel souvenir from Panama, you can feel strongly that Bocas Del Toro offers travelers a unique blend of history and nature in one place. Here, you can start to learn about Latin American history and the processes that the different countries followed to be the independent nations that are today. The Spanish conquistadores arrived in these lands in the early Sixteenth century and ruled for three centuries until the Capitania General de Guatemala obtained its independence from Spain in 1921. Bocas Del Toro was part of Colombia for almost 70 years until Panama obtained its independence in 1903.
Bocas del Toro for Nature Lovers
But not everything is about history when it comes to this town located in Colon Island. The nature lover in you will find innumerable opportunities for enjoyment as the jungles, rain forests and mangroves are all over the area. Animal and plant species multiply as the traveler immerses him or herself in the jungle or navigates the mangroves. They are so rich that Panama opened its first national park in this island. It is no wonder as it is home to monkeys, caimans, more than 350 bird species and colorful frogs. Bocas Del Toro is also a great melting pot where Indians, mestizos, Blacks and white people come together and live peacefully accepting each other's individuality. The traveler will also enjoy the fantastic beaches and the kids will be able to run on the golden sand after swimming in the calm sea. All in all, this is a great travel souvenir to take back home.