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Almost through - this ship was not fully laden but still had 4000 containers on it!  
   

Almost through - this ship was not fully laden but still had 4000 containers on it!

Canal Capers - Portobello to Bocas Del Toro

November 14th 2006
Our Panamanian journey started in Portobello, so named by Chris Columbus as he thought it was a beautiful port - it was. We only spent a night there after our boat trip and got swept up by the umpteen marching bands that were celebrating Independence Day from Columbia, some were better than others but none really had a good rythum. After visiting many fortresses - once you have seen one fortress ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Panama » Bocas Del Toro » Isla Colon

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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