Crowne Plaza Panama
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- Minbar in room
- Shuttle bus service
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Concierge desk
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... kept beeping us to ask if we wanted a ride. Our bus failed to materialise and, before too long, the heat got too much and we retreated to the hotel to regroup. After a drink and a couple of games of cards, we had another go. This time, we were in luck. Our bus arrived quickly. We paid our way using the travel card that the receptionist leant to us yesterday, which we had earlier topped up in a minimart. After cruising past Panama City's extravagant seafront, ...
... some purchases at the mall. Always fun doing a little shopping on vacation! We took the shuttle back from the mall to the hotel at 12:45 p.m. and then we decided to take the bus to the Amador Causeway for our "lupper". Four years ago, we had visited a restaurant called Lenos y Carbon and had actually left the restaurant after having a "cold drink" - they served warm beer and Iced tea, so we never did try out the food. So today we tried the food. ...
... and the Panama History Museum on the square.
From the Cathedral Square we walked along the Central Avenue (Avenida Central) until we reached the Plaza Mediso Baluarte from where we enjoyed a nice view of the modern Panama City and its skyline.
Then we proceeded to Paseo Esteban Huertas and Paseo de Las Bóvedas. These original castle fortifications were converted to the seaside promenade in 1903 to honor the general who supported Panama´s independence from ...
... say) and make a note to buy him a beer or three later. We're handed through two or three policeman and dropped off at the highway and we climb the 400 feet up the hill via a paved road through the jungle. The view from the top is incredible. From a distance, Panama City's skyline looks futuristic, almost like something out of Science Fiction. In opposite direction, I can see up the canal all the way to the first set of locks and beyond. Looking ...
... the treetops. The old PanAm Highway Bridge crossed above us and we entered the Pacific Ocean on the south side of the canal. Several years ago we took a family vacation on a Barefoot Windjammer here in Panama. We sailed right by the Country Inn and Suites where Bruce, Dan, Katie and I stayed before and after that sailing trip in the San Blass Islands. We had spent our afternoons in the pool watching the huge vessels going through the start of the canal. This ...