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Taboga has a colorful history by the passage of many cultures for their land influences of Spanish, French, British, U.S..|
The Canon Fernando de Luque in the year 1524 he founded a village on the shores of the sea on the island and called San Pedro de Taboga (San Pedro is the patron saint of the island).
In 1510 the Spanish had established who arrived at the Isthmus on Santa Maria la Antigua del Darién. There she Basque Núñez de Balboa to discover the Pacific Ocean or South Sea, by the same people became people like Pedro Arias de Avila, Pascual de Andagoya, Francisco Pizarro, Diego de Almagro, Gaspar de Espinosa and the same Hernando de Luque.
After the discovery of new sea and the archipelago of pearls Taboga Island was a logical consequence because it was a short distance from the costa.Mucho before the village was founded by Gonzalo de Badajoz had stepped on its shores fleeing Paris after Cacique be defeated in Parita, Badajoz embarked on Chame off the island of Taboga Otoque and landing in the year 1515.
Pedro Arias de Avila arrived at Taboga in the year of 1519 looking to establish a population on the seafront mission to achieve that same year founding what is today known as "Old Panama" This same was attacked and burned by the pirate Henry Morgan Taboga 1671.Posteriormente year became the headquarters for the discovery and conquest of Perú.La expedition of Francisco Pizarro and Diego de Almagro left the island, and Hernando de Luque was helpful, being vicar of the Cathedral Panamá.En the small church which was the predecessor (the second oldest church in the continent) of the present on the island hostia.Almagro both conquerors took part as Head of Chile and Pizarro sailed to the conquest of Peru precisely the year that founded the village San Pedro de Taboga 1524.Años Almagro later dies in the hands of Pizarro and Pizarro is killed later by followers of Almagro in his home in Lima.Hernando Luque was dedicated to agriculture and to uplift the people of the village that both loved.
We also know that William Dampier anchoring his boat off the coast of the island in 1685.
Also aware that spent a night in the island's bishops Fray Bartolome de las Casas and Fray Tomas de Berlanga.Los following centuries the island was frequently visited for gold, pearls and other riches of the sea that had been discovered and was the scene Taboga all this traffic.
After Henry Morgan sacked the city of Panama sent troops to the island with orders to "loot and burn everything" in the year of 1671.Otros Pirates also used the island for supplies, known as the pirate Hawkins was installed on the island 1686.
Taboga that was the point of departure and return of all these expeditions is that is oriented to the south making it conducive for the entry to Panamá.En the year 1819 the Chilean warship attacks Rosa de los Andes Taboga Island fire the people and destroying the church founded by the canonical Luque.En Pichincha 1870 the Peruvian frigate is to kidnap a group of women taboganas who had been invited to a party on board, the same year a British naval personnel were involved in a brawl and killed the Mayor Manuel A. Sources.
Taboga was also blessed with pearls together with its neighbor Taboguilla in the eighteenth century was that valuable economic activity bien.En the years 1849 and 1850 Taboga was the port of Panama. In the Morro was a shipyard in 100-meter long ship was repaired where it had complex warehouse, dock, offices, shops, homes, a hospital and a cemetery there are still vestiges of many of these buildings, thanks to this the island the year of 1870 had a population of 1.568 people figure that rose to 3.130 in 1896 thanks to built on the island to supply ships stores, clothing stores, carpentry shops, bakeries, billiards, rooms for parties, pensions, retail outlets , a small supermarket and three doctors.
The era of more wealth for the island rotation around the gold rush in California since the island was bypassed. In 1847 he established a naval station of an American company, and also set up English and Australian companies vapors. It is said that at the time the gold circulating in the hands of everyone on the island as never before seen in those sitios.La tradition and some historians say that Santa Rosa de Lima was born in Taboga, because their parents lived on the island, a place called La Puntilla. The family left the island to settle in the city of Lima where she flourished as a saint and was canonized. From there you are told "Santa Rosa de Lima, the Tabogana."
Nineteenth century ending in 1887 Taboga was visited by the French post-impressionist painter Paul Gauguin painting was looking where the bustle of Paris. Visit coincided with the French canal building where he worked, things were not as expected spent three months on the island without touching brush, Panama, the artist went to the island of Martinique and later to settle in Tahiti.
In 1920 and in the twentieth century Americans sought to occupy the island of Taboga fact that was rejected by President Ernesto T. Lefevre. Earlier the Americans had demanded the island of Taboga in compensation for alleged damages caused by the incident of "Slice of Watermelon" in 1857.
Taboga is a small Pacific island also known as "flower island" of volcanic origin in conjunction with Taboguilla, Urabá, Melons, Chama, Estiva, Bora, and the Morro Otoque up the island of Taboga District.
Taboga is located millas12 miles from Panama City across from the entrance Panamá.Cuenta Canal with a length of about 590 hectares and a population of 1100 inhabitants according to the latest census, a total of 250 houses its perimeter coast is 13 millas.Taboga has a lush tropical hills have as few as 300 meters above sea level and beaches of white sand. The part of the island with the greatest population, is overlooking the city, the back of the island is a protected forest reserve by the ANAM.Taboga is attached to an island called Morro which can be reached via Playa La restinga.La island has beaches like La Restinga beach Honda Windward