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Questions tagged [darien-gap]

The Darién Gap, a large region of swampy land where South (Colombia) and Central (Panama) America meet. On the Gulfs of Darién and Panama, no road traverses this gap.

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Question about the FARC in the Darién Gap [closed]

Is there still a FARC presence in the Darién Gap? Would it be feasible to travel through the region (if one enjoys roughing it)? Thanks!
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Is it possible to travel from North America to South America via train, excluding the Darién gap?

Excluding the Darién Gap (which you'd have to take a ferry across), is it possible to travel from, say, New York, NY to Buenos Aires, Argentina via train?
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Suitable ways to get around the Darién Gap?

I'm planning a backpacking trip from Central America down to South America. Does anyone have a recommended way of getting around the Darién Gap? I read that you can fly, or you can take a boat but ...