Advertisement
« previous next »
Panama Canal  
   

Panama Canal

Exiting the Miraflores Locks
Cargo ships and disco buses

July 6th 2010
Our arrival in Panama City might not have been quite as impressive as Henry Morgan's was in 1671, but we bet he had better weather.  After a bus and a taxi from Tocumen airport, night was just beginning to fall, and the rain was too.  By the time we had checked in to our 17th floor room, the sky was lit up like Blackpool illuminations.  Streaks of lightning aided our limited view of the cloud c ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Panama » Panamá » Panama City » Casco Viejo

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
Advertisement
Tot: 0.013s; Tpl: 0.008s; cc: 4; qc: 5; dbt: 0.0011s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.2mb