A cruise on the Chagres River to visit an Embera tribal village. The Embera people, also known in the historical literature as the Chocó or Katío Indians are an indigenous people of Panama and Colombia. The Embera inhabit the rainforests of Panama.
Young crocodiles in the Chagres River backwaters in Gamboa rainforest Panama
Exploring by boat the waters of Chagres River in Gamboa rainforest in Panama
A bird contemplates what to do next on the bank of Chagres River in the Gamboa rainforest in Panama
A floating dock for a canoe or boat ride on the Chagres River in the Panama Gamboa rainforest
On a dark, cloudy day on the Chagres River in Panama Gamboa rainforest, these ducks seem to be bound by the pipes ….
Panama, in addition to its Canal, City, and beaches, has lush rainforests.
The virgin rainforest of Gamboa ascends some 280 feet from the shadowy forest floor through the dense undergrowth and up to the sun drenched canopy with its thousand shades of green that are only interrupted by the vibrant colors of flowering trees. Colorful birds and butterflies are abundant here.