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... and is due to open in 2016. The canal is one of the largest and most difficult engineering projects ever undertaken and still uses the same 100 year old technology - no pumps all done by gravity. Built by the U.S. who continued to control the canal but in 1999 full control was handed to Panama. It cost $375m and 5600 workers died of disease or accidents. It is one of the 7 wonders of the world.
We followed a car ...
I have this long running grievance with travel books. It seems that, with all but a few exceptions, they tend to make every town and every place and every beach and every restaurant sound wonderful. You have to dissect them as if it was a crime novel and in order to solve the mystery you had to find the clues. The guides mentioned, in passing, as barely a footnote, that there was hotel with a black sand beach in front of it. Mentioned that there might be a good and a bad time to ...
... hotel, two hostels, three pools, and a hundred or so crazy people in bathers drinking and partying the day away! Unfortunately for me though, my amazing weekend turned out to be not so great after someone spiked my drink before we'd even left our hostel. Yay for me! I missed out on the best part, which was the resort hotel pool, drawing a complete blank on about four hours of my day! All I remember is throwing up at some point. Eventually I woke up around sunset, sans hangover, ...
... steak house in Plaza Herrera. It was still 20 minutes before the end of happy hour, so of course I felt compelled to take advantage. They had a 2:1 offer on Chivas and Abuelo rum, so I got one of each on the rocks and sipped them at a table outside in the square's little park. Quite a few other people with the same idea as half the tables were full, whereas the ones inside were mostly empty.Not sure what to do for dinner. The American Trade Centre is right next door which ...
The travels continue! A few expats back in Bocas recommended we stay in Casco Viejo while visiting Panama City. This is the "old town" that has been renovated, minutes outside of the city, and apparently it's the hip place to be. Casco Viejo's brick paved streets were filled with locals and tourists alike sampling little pubs, coffee shops, retail stores, and street vendors. We visited an elegant wine bar to listen to a bossa nova band. Next we peaked into ...