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 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
Hi and welcome to Donna and Mike's Blog. having completed our 11 month trip round Central / South America, Fiji, NZ and Oz, a 10 month break was enough, and it was time to hit the road again.
This trip includes a month in Sri Lanka, 2 and a half months in India followed by another two and half months in Nepal
We hope to get to know these amazing countries, their people and their culture a little better over the next 6 months, and hope you enjoy all the laughs, rants and banter that know will come with such a trip
Cheers for reading, and if you are visiting any of the places we have... full info