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Is Panama Safe to Tour

Lockport, New York
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Is Panama Safe to Tour


My son is going by bus from Costa Rica to Panama, Atlantic coast to do research. Is panama safe to travel in alone?

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1. Re: Is Panama Safe to Tour

I'm traveling alone. since 8 weeks.....and I never had any issue....;) you just need to be aware...like everywhere...cheer!

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2. Re: Is Panama Safe to Tour

Outside of a few tough sections of Panama City and the city of Colon ( just the city not the province) Panama is pretty safe.

Just tell him not to do stupid things - no hitchhiking, don't get falling down drunk, don't wear a gold chain, no picking up local girls two at a time.

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