Day 13 – Sunday – Oct 7 – Fuerte Amador, Panama October 8th 2012 Hello from Fuerte Amador (Fort Amador), here at the Pacific entrance to the Panama Canal. This is a special day being the 8th anniversary of us becoming grandparents. You see, today is Alex Chinn’s 8thbirthday. HAPPY BIRTHDAY ALEX!
We anchored in the bay, along with a couple of dozen other ships waiting to go through the canal. However we are staying here all day an ... 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