Travel Blogs from Panama City
... a place for parents to take their little girls to get dolled up and treated like royalty. There was a Home Depot in the mall called Do It Center. There was a TV Shopping store that had all the things on infomercials. There were all of the stores in our malls at home and hundreds more. It had three GARGANTUAN food courts and a carousel, a train, whirly tea cups, a GIANT gorilla and tons of other stuff for kids scattered around.
I found my jersey. This ...
... terminal. The Miraflores bus leaves from the last lane, furthest lane to your left after you walk in. Tell the driver to drop you at Miraflores, about 20 mins drive away and costs 35 cents. From the bus stop it is a 10 minute walk, look for the blue arrows on the footpath to lead you all the way.
Getting to Panama City from Bocas Del Toro – I’m an avid bus fan but I flew this leg. Time was short for me. Cost me ...
... she stayed with us til taxi took us to Miraflores locks visitor centre ($15 taxi, $15 entry).
We were incredibly lucky and arrived just as a big Norwegian boat of some sort had entered the locks, we rushed up to the viewing area (which was rammo) and observed as the boat was lowered and then passed by. All quite interesting. Browsed the museum floors and then watched the 3D film for a better understanding.
Couldn't find our taxi driver ...
... in Panama for anything (the drivers are crazy, the traffic is awful, and there is constant construction), I miss thinking that I want to go to Point A, and hopping in my car and going. There is something very liberating about being able to take off at a moment's notice, or leaving the supermarket without having to wait for a taxi while the $6 U.S. brand ice cream you just treated yourself to is melting.
4. Pedestrian Safety. Did I mention that drivers here are crazy? ...
... other people around who may give him work.
Yesterday, our new 'line hanlder' crew Fred arrived. We met Fred in Sta.Catalina and he seems to have settled in okay so far.It was good whe John and him could chat in Spanish onboard whilst working today. John has a lot to get off his chest.
Tonight Tony and I are meeting our agent Pepter Stevens who has kindly offered his services gratis for not getting back to us earlier.
Angels all ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services