Cabanas Cholita

Address: Isla Grande, Colón, Colon, Panama | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Isla Grande, Colón, Colon, is near Gatun Locks, Fort San Lorenzo, Isla Grande, and Panama Canal Railway.
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    Travel Blogs from Colon


    A travel blog entry by piperwg on Oct 07, 2014

    15 photos

    ... really big mountain cut in half by lots and lots of men with lots and lots of trucks bearing little resemblance to our really big trucks today, (Pic 9) and out into Gatun Lake which isn't really a lake but a flooded river with a big dam and was the biggest in the world when it was filled. Locks, cuts and lake are the three elements that make this crossing of Central America possible and this is all because round here lots of water falls out of the sky especially ...

    Colon: The "Other Side" of Panama

    A travel blog entry by rpelletier2014 on Aug 15, 2014

    9 photos

    ... horrifying realization came together for me. Yvette attended a segregated school in the Canal Zone until middle school, when desegregation was ordered. In case you are reading this and thinking “1954, Brown vs. Board of Education,” you are a few years off. Desegregation of these schools began in 1975 and was completed in 1979, at the same time as the Canal Zone's ...

    An unforgettable 4th of July in Panamá

    A travel blog entry by flyindandelion on Jul 04, 2014

    5 comments, 253 photos

    ... torn apart) and Kenny explained to us about how hard it is to get a license plate to drive these buses. They all have two plates. Anyone can buy a bus, but the second license plate costs a ton and you have to get it from a union and then the union determines your route. He also explained that the portraits on the backs of the bus are always someone important to the driver.... we saw Jesus on one, Batista on another, and a portrait of two young kids too! The ...

    Portobelo: more than a mushroom. :)

    A travel blog entry by 1024leigh on Jun 02, 2014

    15 photos

    ... calling.
    After taking a boat back to the dock, we moved on to the town of Portobelo. A small fishing town, it used to be the center of commercial movement in Panama for Spain. We visited the beautiful forts, with cannons still intact, and the famous "black jesus" (no joke that is actually what it was called). We meandered through the town, meeting people, talking to vendors, petting monkeys. I would say it was an incredible day.

    I ...

    Shooting the Gap with the turtles

    A travel blog entry by colin on May 19, 2014

    37 photos

    ... up a lot of stairs in the jungle up to a small border post at 774m where our passport details were taken down and some of us had a good laugh with one of the guards. Then it was down the hill to La Miel, though we still weren't officially in Panama as our passports weren't stamped. In La MIel our passports were looked at again to make sure our exit stamps from Colombia were ok. Then it was off to the duty-free store where most of the ...