Panama History 101
If you’re fascinated by Panama’s role as a crossroads of the world, you can cover 500 years of history in less than a week. Concentrating on the human efforts to conquer the isthmus by trail, railway, and canal, most sights are within 100 kilometers from the capital, makes this an especially economical and speedy introduction to the country.
Colonial Panama City
Conquistadors, Pirates, and Forty-Niners
The Path Between the Seas
© William Friar from Moon Panama, 3rd Edition