Crowne Plaza Panama
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- Shuttle bus service
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Swimming pool
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... to watch the ships transit through the canal. We enjoyed the viewing platform on the 4th floor of the building, watched a short film about the canal's history, and learned more about the canal in the museum. We learned that France actually began work on the canal in 1881, but had to stop because of engineering problems and high mortality due to disease. The United States took over the project in 1904, and took a decade to complete the canal. There are a series of locks ...
... that run alongside the canal) that kept a tight hold on the vessel pulling it along and making sure it did not touch either side. Once we were in the lock and the gates closed, it was amazing how fast the water came in and raised the ship, about 30 feet. This was repeated for a second lock and then, after a mile long passage through an artificial lake, we entered the third and final lock on the Pacific side.
Vegas to Panama City Panama to Guayaquil, Ecuador 3:30 wake up ... easy trek to make a 6AM flight ... D wondering wtf we doin' up this early? ... then, on zee plane boss ... ready for takeoff a smooth flight all the way to Panama City ... the flight path from Vegas generally travels just north of Phoenix, down the Rio Grande mostly over Mexico to just south of Brownsville, Tx, out over the G of M, over Cancun, back out over the G of M, over the ...
... and beans.
Ancient and local history in each country is fascinating.
Toilet paper is never flushed down the loo, but disposed of into a container next to toilet, now we've seen some very interesting recepticals. It only took us a few days to get used to and remembering not to flush toilet paper down. I will have to remember once home it belongs in the loo !!
The local men in all these countries wear long trousers or jeans, ...
... We walked down the hill, then down the steps of the Administration building and over to Niko's Cafe, where the Panamanians love to eat, and we had some fruit juice. I had Maracuya (Passion fruit) and John had mixed fruits. Then we walked over to Tamburelli Pizza and sat outdoors and had delicious pizza. For our drinks, John bought a beer from the corner store and an Iced tea juice box for me and those drinks only cost $1.35. Good deal. ...