Best of Panama’s Azuero Peninsula
La Catedral de San Juan Bautista: Chitré’s cathedral, at the heart of this cozy provincial town, has an understated elegance that’s rare in Panama
La Arena: This entire town is devoted to making pottery with pre-Colombian designs that is eternally popular around the country
Parita: Visiting this immaculately preserved Spanish-colonial town is like stepping through a time portal to the Azuero of a hundred years ago.
Carnaval in Las Tablas: Here you’ll find the biggest pre-Lent party north of Rio de Janeiro.
Pedasí: This Spanish-colonial Azuero town is on the verge of becoming a hot beach destination.
© William Friar from Moon Panama, 3rd Edition