The People Of Guna Yala

As an enthusiastic traveller I have gained a tremendous respect for different cultures and their customs. From the Kikuyu people in Tanzania to the Rapanui of Easter Island, but perhaps the most impoverished I have ever encountered are the Kuna Indians of the Kuna Yala Archipelago.

Located in the Caribbean, 200 miles from Central America, the archipelago consists of 365 islands, most of which are uninhabited. Getting there from Port Perry is a bit of a challenge, but once you arrive it is as if you have been transported centuries into the past.

A shaky Twin Otter flew me to the island of Playón Ch