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Travel Blogs from El Valle de Anton
After a good, long sleep and a late breakfast we went down to the Sunday market in the centre of El Valle and bought some snacks for lunch to go with the wine lleft over from last night which we enjoyed in the hotel gardens.
El Valle has a really nice zoo and botanical gardens which we wandered round and then we took a couple of roads up …
So finally we hit the road to travel the Pan American highway crossing the Centennial bridge over the canal - a small version of the Milau viaduct.
The Pan American is a 110kph dual carriageway which pays scant regard to hills - steep grades and sharp bends punctuate long flat stretches. We regularly traverse small townships each with …
And I thought I was going to get through this trip without getting sick, which given how sick we both were during our South American adventure last year would have been a nice change. My first indication that I was on my way to getting a cold was when I started losing my voice last night while having dinner with Stephen and Debbie. I had to get up …
... we went under was the Centennial Bridge.
The Bridge of the Americas, which opened in 1962, was the only major road crossing of the Panama Canal. The traffic over this bridge was originally around 9,500 vehicles per day; however, ...
... gold and plunder to Spain. However, it was beyond their capabilities. The French set up a company in 1880 and started work but went bankrupt having completed nothing - they were beaten by Yellow Fever and the big cutting in the middle of the Canal route. The US contractor won the job at a fee of US$ 1m, and with a 1 year programme. They too had trouble with disease and the hard rock cutting and after spending US$8m they almost went bankrupt, but were rescued ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
TravelPod Member ReviewsLos Mandarinos Boutique Spa & Hotel Restaurant El Valle de Anton
This is a well-run, beautiful Inn in a town with few options.
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