Top of the World
The hike starts when the sun sets so that you'll be on top of Volcan Baru just when the sun is rising. It's the only place in Panama high enough to see both the Pacific and the Caribbean.
Hike up the rocky trail. 12am. Keep going. 2am. The temperature plummets from tropic to cold. 3am. You wish you brought warmer cloths. Higher and higher you hike till you hit 11,398 feet.
Climb the cross and you'll be at the highest point in the country just as the sun peaks over the Caribbean and Pacif