With the discovery of the Pacific Ocean in 1513 by the Spanish explorer Vasco Balboa, began the dream of a connection between the two world oceans.
Undisputed is the Panama Canal one of the highlights of a visit to Panama and is a must-see when you are in Panama.
The canal is not the only destination that is an absolutely must-visit in Panama. Some places we really recommend to visit in Panamá.
In 1501 he landed at the height of today's Portobello. Only a year later Christopher Columbus came as well to Panama on his fourth voyage. Seven years later, the Spanish crown decided to colonize the area on the Caribbean coast. The colony was named "Castilla del Ora" and Diego de Nicuesa was convened as the first governor.