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La Palma City Guide



La Palma is the capital of Darien province and is densely populated. This Panama city offers all the amenities of a modern society besides offering the best travel facilities. The city is home to around four thousand and two hundred people. The Darien province borders with Colombia, Kuna Yala in the east and north respectively. The Pacific Ocean lies in the south and the province of Panama in the northwest.

The region of La Palma is a favorite place for tourists who love to adventure. This is because the region is densely populated with tropical jungles. The warm sunny beaches and the gargantuan mountain ranges are also the characteristic of the Panama city of La Palma. The region is also named as the Tapon del Darien or the Darien Plug as the continuity of the Interamerican Road connecting Alaska to Argentina.is broken.

The inhabitants of this Panama city are the descendants of mostly blacks, who were brought to this place to serve as slaves to the colonial masters. The inhabitants follow the same culture and inhabit the jungles. Their main profession is agriculture, fishing, hunting and rearing fowls. Iguanas, monkeys, birds, tigers and other wild animals are found here. Fishes like Black Merlin and Pacific Sailfish are also found here. Tuira and Chucunaque rivers are the largest rivers in this region of La Palma.

Cars and buses ply regularly to reach passengers from Panama City to this province. Plane is the best medium to get there. Canoes are the most preferred medium of water transport as the region is densely populated with thick jungles. Hotel El Nazarino, Punta Patio Lodge, Cana refuge are some of the hotels offering quality service to the visitors.

The city of La Palma is a must visit for the adventure lovers.

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