Four Points Colon
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
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... our tour group. It’s always good to have a few good addresses for our future travel plans. Tomorrow we pull into Cartagena, Columbia for a short 6-hour stop. So it’ll likely be the hop-on/hop-off bus for tomorrow’s agenda than back on with the next stop, Panama Canal.
Day 6 – Panama Canal – Crossroads to the World
Today needed to be an early day. We were supposed to be arriving ...
... to have been invited! It was a weekend so I said well if I have to work after I'll make the most of it and do that ride I'd been interested in. A friend lent me their bike and off I went from the capital of 10 million to Zipaquirai (famous for their salt mines which double as a cathedral)! There is a bike path out that way so I set my sights on getting there...it was a 70km ride there and back. I was impressed with the crazy amount of cyclists out that ...
... other...but that is another story.
After 2 days we returned to the city with the idea to make the most of my time off, our time together. We went straight to a BBQ then to the Carnaval Parade and ending touring and going out in Casco Antiguo. All fun, full of energy and in good company.
The next 2 days I worked so to make the most of our time, we went for a walk in the AM along the Cinta Costera. Nice and relaxing for me and earning ...
... most marginal way from this. In Colon corruption and weak Governance has led to "Gangs" controlling most of the town and there are warnings everywhere for tourists and locals not to wander the streets.
There is a "Free Trade Zone" in the centre of the city where there is tax free shopping and the whole precinct is surrounded by a huge wall and access is strictly controlled. I can walk through and ...
... is 87ft.
Work began on the canal in 1880. It was completed 34 years later in 1914. It was an immense feat of engineering that underwent several design changes during construction, leading to delays and deaths, not least from outbreaks of yellow fever.
The 'Queen Elizabeth' is the largest vessel able to transit ...