Las Huacas Hotel And Suites
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- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Today Tuesday we went through the Panama Canal. We arrived at Cristobal at 5.30 am and had to wait for about an hour before we started our approach to Gatun Lock which is the first lock which has three section on the Atlantic side to raise the ship up to 85 feet above sea level. Then you sail across Gatun Lake which took about six hours as you can only travel at about 6 knots. Then you reach the Pedro Miguel Lock which is the first of the locks on the other side to ...
... did not match the description and images on the website - it is amazing how a well positioned photo can omit many things. The immediate area was also a little less desirable but the bikes stayed safe overnight.
Recovering the bikes turned out to be quite painless although we had to wait for lunch time to pass and then we had to make two visits to customs to get enough stamps. Little did we know that this was the stage at which our later problems had their origin. If ...
It was an early morning when we left the San Blas Islands, 6am to be exact...well not really spot on 6am, it was more like 6:30 when you factor in Panamanian time which incurs an additional 30 minutes to 3 hours on any scheduled time. As the boat chugged its way to El Porvenir, we glimpsed our final deserted islands and shipwrecks before spotting the more populous islands where the majority of the Kunas lived in corrugated iron and palm frond shacks packed so close together ...
... a couple of container ships) but also how old it is: finished in 1914. That is the real feat. The tourist centre was pretty decent, with a movie theatre (more propaganda about how Panama works together as one to help itself stay awesome) and a decent mueseum type tour. Here they had plenty of scale models of devices used to build and run the dam through the years. It also had scale mock ups of a container ship cabin and the onshore command post.
... in Panama and ours have worn to the point where repairing them is problematic.
They say timing is everything but in our case it is bad timing, for Panama has virtually shut down for "Carnivale" and even if the items we are waiting for, arrive in the country on Monday as expected they will not be cleared through Customs and become available to us much before the end of next week or early the following week as all Government Offices and ...