Second Day in Panama February 10th 2010 Last night we had a decent (not great) dinner at Bucaneros. Wine was good at $16 a bottle.
This morning, we had a sweaty walk up Ancon Hill to the top. A giant Panamanian flag now flies where a giant US flag used to fly back in the days. We walked back down which was a lot easier task. Later we went over to the Miraflores locks for their tour which was very well done. Watched a cruise shi ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Panama » Panamá » Panama City 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