It is easy to fall under Costa Rica's spell in this part of the country.
We have flown 27 hours to this country to see just one thing: it's big, very rare and slightly comical.
Six of the best: Art galleries of the Americas
On tour in Guatemala, where the river flows under the earth.
Panama has a complicated history, a wealth of culture and wildlife, and one mighty canal.
It's difficult to believe the frenzy and hustle of Panama City is less than an hour away.
A town in the highlands of central Guatemala erupts into a riot of colour and commerce.
The audacity and scale of this engineering feat are mind-boggling.