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Jungle Hiking and the Indian People of Panama

Jungle Hiking and the Indian People of Panama

Make an unforgettable jungle hike in one of Central America’s most remote rainforests. Live among the Emberá Indians and get up close to the life, culture and flora and fauna of the rainforest in Darien National Park. Explore the paradise islands of San Blas on your own and enjoy Panama’s most beautiful beaches and bluest waters. You will also have the opportunity to meet the colorful Kuna Indians here in this natural paradise After an exciting visit to Panama City, travel to the…

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Belize Barrier Reef (World Heritage)

Belize Barrier Reef (World Heritage)

The second smallest country on the American continent has a magnificent natural space: the largest reef system in the northern hemisphere. The World Heritage, which has been on the Red List since 2009, extends over 260 km from the Yucatán Peninsula to the Gulf of Honduras. The highlight is the “Blue Hole”, a circular body of water with a diameter of almost 300 m and a depth of over 120 m that looks like a sapphire-colored eye. Belize Barrier Reef:…

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Shopping in Jamaica

Shopping in Jamaica

DUTY-FREE SHOPPING Overview According to youremailverifier, the following articles may be imported into Jamaica duty-free (people over 18 years of age) if they are listed on the customs form handed out on the plane: 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars; 1 liter of alcoholic beverages; 170 ml of perfume and 340 ml of eau de toilette; Personal effects worth up to US $ 500. Import restrictions Foreign rum and matches only with import license, meat, fruits, vegetables, ground foods, pharmaceuticals, chemicals,…

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Cuba Wildlife and Economy

Cuba Wildlife and Economy

Animals and Plants The animals of Cuba Cuba’s wildlife is rich in fish, butterflies and birds, while mammal species are relatively few. Among these are also many bats, but also manatees. These manatees are also mammals but live in the water. Some very special species also live in Cuba, namely the tree rats and the weevils. Have you heard of these before? Tree rats – the largest mammals in Cuba Tree rats are rodents that live only on the Caribbean…

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