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William - Moon Handbooks: Panama
, uitg.: Moon Handbooks (4e ed.2013), ISBN 9781612383484
paperback, 600 blz., Ä21,80
Writer and Panama native William Friar offers his unique perspective on this up-and-coming destination, from lounging in the Caribbean islands of Bocas del Toro to hiking the highlands of Boquete and exploring Panama City. Friar uses his local knowledge to craft unique trip strategies, such as The 14-day Outdoor Adventure and Six Days for History Buffs. Complete with details for navigating jungle trails, finding cheap taxis and underground bars, or planning a river expedition, Moon Panama gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
* FRIAR, William - Moon Spotlight Guide: Panama City & the Panama Canal, uitg.: Avalon Travel (2e ed.jan.2013), ISBN 9781598805352, paperback, 125 blz., Ä9,90
Moon Spotlight Panama City & the Panama Canal is a 125-page compact guide covering Panama City, the Panama Canal, and central Isthmus. Moon Panama author William Friar offers his firsthand advice on what sights are must-sees, and sightseeing highlights maps make planning your time easy. This lightweight guide is packed with recommendations on sights, entertainment, shopping, recreation, accommodations, food, and transportation. Helpful maps guide travelers through this destination.
* LONELY PLANET
- Panama Travel Guide
, uitg.: Lonely Planet (7e ed. sep.2016), ISBN 9781786571175,
paperback, 320 blz., bevat 12 pp.kleurenfoto's en 73 kaarten/plattegronden, Ä22,90
Lonely Planet Panama is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Sip coconuts on a Caribbean beach; lay eyes on the awe-inspiring Panama Canal; or hike through sublime cloud forests; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Panama and begin your journey now!
Inside Lonely Planet Panama: Color maps and images throughout. Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests. Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots. Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices. Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out and shopping. Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - land & wildlife, music, cuisine, arts, politics, history. Over 46 maps.
Covers: Panama City, Panama Province, Cocle Province, Peninsula deAzuero, Veraguas Province, Chiriqui Province, Bocas del Toro Province, Colon Province, Comarca de Kuna Yala, Dariťn Province.
Christopher - National Geographic Traveler: Panama
, uitg.: National Geographic (3e ed. 2011), ISBN 9781426214011,
paperback, 272 blz., Ä22,90
Esteemed travel writer Christopher Baker takes the reader on a journey to this fascinating place in this fully updated edition of National Geographic Traveler: Panama. Beginning in the cosmopolitan, steamy capital of Panama City, you move on to the Canal Zone and the central Caribbean, with world-class birding and rafting; Kuna Yala, administrated anonymously by indigenous Kuna people; the Darien, a biological Eden; and Central Panama, blessed with fine beaches, mountains, pre-Columbian sites, and important colonial architecture. Among the guide's special features are mapped walking and driving tours, including a walk around Panama City's Casco Antiguo and a drive across the Continental Divide, and special two-page entries on topics such as the Panama Canal and parrots and macaws.
National Geographic and local experts provide insider tips on favorite or little-known sites and events, and dozens of sidebars highlight experiences that show you how to truly get the most from your trip. This comprehensive guide includes essential background information and the author's pick of hotels and restaurants.
Aimed at active travelers who want authentic, enriching, cultural experiences and expert advice from a trustworthy source, National Geographic Travelers provide ways for people to experience a place rather than just visit, and give the true feel of each destination not easily found online.
* The Rough Guide to Panama
(1e ed.nov.2010), ISBN 9781848361928,
paperback, 388 blz., Ä18,80
The Rough Guide to Panama is the essential travel guide to this unforgettable country, taking you from the primeval rainforests of the Darien to Panama Cityís hippest bars, via the worldís grandest canal, deserted white-sand beaches and vibrant indigenous communities. The guide offers practical information on transport Ė including travelling by dugout in the jungle and island-hopping in Kuna Yala Ė and detailed, lively reviews of accommodation and restaurants to suit all budgets. With comprehensive research, accompanied by stunning photographs, The Rough Guide to Panama has a key focus on the countryís fascinating and wildlife-rich national parks, with a park-by-park breakdown of their various attractions and a full-colour section to help you identify the astonishing variety of fauna. The guide also takes a detailed look at Panamaís diverse cultures and their histories, traditions and festivals, with insights into everything from devil dancers in the Azuero Peninsula to coffee-cupping in the highlands of ChiriquŪ. Informative and inspirational, with dozens of clear, accurate maps, this guide is your essential companion to this vibrant, extraordinarily varied country.
Sarah - Panama
, uitg.: Bradt Travel Guides (2e ed. okt.2009), ISBN 9781841622606
, paperback, 368 blz., bevat 8 blz. in kleur en 30 kaarten/plattegronden, Ä21,80
Dictators, cigars and the world's most famous short-cut? There's more to Panama than its clichťs. More than a third of Panama's land is protected; it's home to 940 bird species and some of the world's most important turtle nesting grounds. It is a land where timetables are unpredictable and public holidays occur without notice, where places have three names spelt four different ways and roads terminate unannounced. The Bradt guide is the most thorough on the market. Visitors to Panama will need it. > First edition won the British Guild of Travel Writers' Best Guidebook Award > This new edition has expanded coverage of Bocas del Toro, Veraguas, Chiriqui and Darien provinces > Information on undiscovered gems, such as the best beaches, birdwatching spots and how to discover Panama's indigenous tribes.
George R. & Robert Dean - The Birds of Panama: A Field Guide
, uitg.: Cornell University Press (2011), ISBN 9780801476747,
paperback, 455 blz., 908 ill. in kleur, Ä31,90
The Birds of Panama will be an essential tool for the new generation of birders traveling in search of Panama's spectacular avifauna. This user-friendly, portable, and affordable identification guide features: large color illustrations of more than 900 species; the first range maps published to show the distribution of Panama's birds; concise text that describes field marks for identification, as well as habitat, behavior, and vocalizations; range maps and species accounts face illustration pages for quick, easy reference; the inclusion of North American migrants and seabirds, as well as female and juvenile plumage variations; an up-to-date species list for the country that reflects recent additions, taxonomic splits, and other changes in classification.
, Robert S. - Guide to the Birds of Panama, with Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Honduras
, uitg.: Princeton University Press (1992), ISBN 9780691025124
, paperback, 412 blz., Ä49,50
This is the first paperback version of the second edition of the popular A Guide to the Birds of Panama. In the second edition, published in 1989, the authors expanded information on the birds of Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Honduras: approximately 200 new species were added to the material in the 1976 edition. Over 300 additional species, some of them Panamanian, were illustrated. Sixteen new plates were added, and three of the original plates were replaced by improved versions. Throughout the book changes were made to accommodate the explosion in knowledge of the birds of Panama and nearby areas and of neotropical birds in general.
* ITMB, Travel Map Panama 1:480 000, ISBN 9781553413592
, hoogtelijnen, enige toeristische informatie Ä11,95
* World Mapping Project, Panama & Costa Rica, ISBN 978383177136, gedrukt op watervast en overscheurbaar papier, Ä11,50
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