Step into the past of previous locations and inhabitants of Panama City in the Panama Viejo Visitor Center. On exhibition are excavated pottery and gold pieces and a burial ceremonial of the indigenous peoples who occupied these lands before the conquistadors came. Maps of the routes taken by the conquistadors, including the discoverer of the South Sea, Vasco Núñez de Balboa, depict the historical journeys that made Panama what it is today. There is also a scale model of what is now known as Old Panama, so you can imagine what Panama City might have looked like before it was attacked by pirate Henry Morgan.

Panama's abundance in water and geography lends itself to rafting. Take note that the river flow lessens during the dry summer months of January to April, though they could still be navigable in January. Based on this seasonality, the rivers' ranking of class 1 to class 5 can fluctuate. There are several rivers with rapids suitable for the adventure sport of rafting, as described below: 

Panama is most characterized by its abundance of water: it has 1,207 km of coastline along the Caribbean Sea and 1,706 km on the Pacific Ocean, plus thousands of islands and rivers on both sides of the continental divide. Undoubtedly, the country is an ideal place to practice water sports like kayaking and river rafting.

So far, what have you liked best about our country?

I love all it's infrastructure, the streets and roads it has, it's very interesting.

Now that you know what Panama is like, did you imagine it would be like this?

Based on previous information and knowledge, I knew what it was like. But I didn't imagine how impressive it's landscapes and scenery would be, I think it's a bit better than in Mexico.

So far, what have you liked best about our country?

I really like the city's modernity and structure. The way it has improved is impressive.

Now that you know what Panama is like, did you imagine it would be like this?

I come every month, and each time I return to the city I'm always surprised by something new that they've done.