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Panama: Humpback whale-watching

Humpback whale-watching

The Pearl Islands off Panama's Pacific coast have earned a reputation as a prime site for whale watching. From July to October several thousand magnificent humpback whales, migrating from both hemispheres, congregate here to breed and give birth. On a boat trip from the island of Contadora, it's possible to observe these huge and dignified creatures from up close – a truly extraordinary experience

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