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Lock 3's doors opening to the Pacific Ocean  

Lock 3's doors opening to the Pacific Ocean

Panama Canal - proper tourist style!

November 12th 2011
After settling into the apartment in El Cangrejo, we decided to take a walk and see what was in the area. El Cangrejo is a little way outside the centre of the city, and isn’t very close to where the backpackers usually reside down in San Felipe. We had however heard it was a good place to stay, and true to this, we were rewarded when stepping into the little square plaza moments from our hote ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Panama » Panamá » Panama Canal

Panamanian Flag With US backing, Panama seceded from Colombia in 1903 and promptly signed a treaty with the US allowing for the construction of a canal and US sovereignty over a strip of land on either side of the structure (the Panama Canal Zone). The Panama Canal ... ... read more
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