Hotel el Parador
Travel Blogs from Panama City
... and most of the labeling was in English, which was strange to see, but made shopping much easier. Most of my days were spent lazying around the various pools. The group from San Blas organised one fun night to reunite before we all go our separate ways. We drank plenty just as on the islands and some of us went onto a club, which was really fun, but some of the places we saw were a but too hip and expensive.
I spent a lot of my time in shopping ...
... 27 foot down to equalise.
No pumps are needed. All done by gravity.
26 million x 6 locks x 42 ships a day x 52 weeks = enough water is used daily that New York uses in a month. With Panama receiving rainfall 9 months a ...
``Did you have a good time going
through the Panama Canal today, ` the entertainer asked.
A few people in the audience responded
dryly. They didn't sound convincing at all; making me feel like I
was in Zombie land. They also didn't even clapp hard enough which
was very easy even for older people. Which reminded me, one
comedian said, ``The longer the day of the cruise, the older the
... bus we realised we had no credit left on our passes! Someone took pity on us though and let us by some of their credit so it was all good.
We grabbed some food from the supermarket on the way back and chilled in the hostel listening to the fireworks, bands and independence rallies from our balcony. I am really happy to be heading to Ecuador tomorrow as I have had enough of this fiesta and neither of us have really warmed to Panama ...
... old city was nice but alot of the buildings were gutted and there wasn't many eating places around to try out. The following morning we ventured to the Canal to one of the locks in Miraflores area of Panama city. We unfortunately missed all the massive ships that go through the lock but saw a few little boats pass through and wondered around the museum and watched the 10 minute short film on the history of the canal which ...