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Panama Rainforest Trip Summer 2002. By: Fran Zak Pascack Valley HS Panama . San Blas. B.C.I. Gamboa. Canopy Tower. Canal. Here’s Panama!. Typical Road Signs. Capybara Crossing. Barro Colorado Island (B.C.I.). An isolated ecosystem

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Panama Rainforest TripSummer 2002


Fran Zak

Pascack Valley HS

Panama 

San Blas



Canopy Tower


Here’s Panama!

Typical Road Signs

Capybara Crossing

Barro Colorado Island (B.C.I.)

  • An isolated ecosystem

  • Surrounded by the Panama Canal

  • Only accessible to research scientists

  • 2 nights in “dorms”

  • The animals are protected against poachers

Sights on B.C.I.

The Trails

The Big Tree

Tarzan Would Have Loved the Vines!

When Not Hiking, Here’s How We Got Around

Our Accommodations

B.C.I-2 Nights

Canopy Tower-3 Nights

Gamboa-3 Nights

San Blas-1 Night

What’s A Sloth?


Look up in this hollow tree

to see hundreds of bats!

Other Rainforest Animals

Termite Trails

Still More Animals!

This is a tiny frog in the palm of Greg’s hand

Tree Frogs

Tree Frog Eggs

They Caught and Tagged an Ocelot

Radio Towers will Track His Travels

The Panama Canal

Visiting the Natives

Learning Their Customs

Indian Life


Indian Crafts

The Airport to the Islands

Snorkeling Around the Islands

The Dolphin Lodge Hotel

Our Hotel on the Islands

  • Hotel had no refrigerator

  • Electricity goes out at 9 pm

  • Bathroom light was a kerosene lamp

  • No A.C.,no screens on windows

  • Gorgeous view of ocean surrounding the island

Our Island Hotel

Canopy Tower

A converted radar tower is now a beautiful hotel

Magnificent Ending to a Spectacular Trip



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