Panama // Bocas del Toro //


Some 16km from the border and 29km west of Almirante through seemingly endless banana plantations, CHANGUINOLA is a typically hot and uninteresting banana town where almost everyone works for the Bocas Fruit Company (“the Company”, successor to United Fruit and Chiquita). Only travellers heading to or from the Costa Rica border come here, though the charming San San Pond Sak Wetlands are reason enough to linger for a night.

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