The land that separates Colombia and Panama is called the Darien Gap. This stretch of land can only be crossed over by plane or by boat. There are many sailboats that will offer the 5 day journey for $400 to $600. I made this journey for $40 although it was quite a while ago an you should check for more updated info, here is a step by step picture guide to sailing the San Blas islands on a cargo boat.
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