Paradise in the San Blas Islands – Panama
Date 01/22/2014 Categories Travel Blog
If you are looking for a trip where you can stay in a five star resort, eat culinary masterpieces and charge your cellphone every night, then the San Blas Islands are definitely not for you. However, if you are looking to decompress, relax and enjoy some of the most beautiful natural sights in the world then you will want to book your trip as soon as possible. If you have ever wondered what it would be like to be on a deserted island, this is your chance to find out.
This paradise is comprised of 379 islands with only 49 being inhabited. The inhabitants of these islands are the Kuna Indians. These Indians ended up in the San Blas Islands because they were driven from Panama by Spanish invaders. The Kuna still live just as they did in the past and still speak their native language of Tulekaya. Younger generation of Kuna Indians also speak Spanish and go to school. The Kuna have a very rich heritage and also value cultural progress.
The Kuna Indians are very hospitable to tourists and make them feel very welcome. Even though the island themselves are very modest, there are many activities to partake in such as snorkeling and kayaking. It is also very pleasurable to explore the rainforest and villages.
San Blas is a very simple place. From its food to its tourist accommodations, everything is very relaxed and modest. If you are looking for a getaway to paradise, definitely look into planning a journey to the San Blas Islands.