Columbia and Panama

Columbia and Panama

Globe Trekker

Streaming Video - 2012
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This Globe Trekker video follows Megan McCormick through Colombia and Panama, starting in Panama City's Plaza de la Independencia where Panama twice declared its independence, first from the Spanish and later from Greater Colombia. She samples roasted plantain, visits the famous Panama Canal, and stops in a region of the San Blas archipelago belonging to the semi-autonomous indigenous group, the Kuna, before traveling to South America and into Colombia. In Bogot©Ł she checks into the famous Platypus hostel. Colombia struggles with rebel groups and drug-trafficking, and Megan goes to see Miguel Caballero's bullet proof clothing collection and pops into the local Police Museum to see an exhibition about famous drug dealer Pablo Escobar. She tours a coca plantation, learns about colonial history in Cartagena, and treks up the mountainous slopes of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta in search of the Lost City of The Tayrona.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], c2007
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (52 min.) :,sd., col

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