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 City's hippest bars, via the world's grandest canal, deserted white-sand beaches and vibrant indigeus communities. The guide offers practical information on transport - including travelling by dugout in the jungle and island-hopping in Kuna Yala - 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 country's 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 Panama's 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 Chiriqui. Informative and inspirational, with dozens of clear, accurate maps, this guide is your essential companion to this vibrant, extraordinarily varied country. Make the most of your holiday with The Rough Guide to Panama .