Travel Blogs from Panama City
... and relaxing after a long day of travel before heading to the shopping centre down the road to grab a cheap and easy dinner. Over the next couple of days we spent a bit of time in the shopping centre (eating, shopping and meeting friends from Sydney), visited the Panama Canal (and bumped into a guy we did a tour with in Bolivia and saw again in Brazil), wandered the streets of the Old Town and had a wonderful dinner with the same ...
... at the canal and walked straight up to the 5th floor observation tower. Unreal. We lucked out (I know I know! I LOVE my travel LUCK!) and there was a GIANT ship passing through. It was from Japan and it was carrying tons of cars. The kids faces were priceless. They were filling the locks, and we got to see the entire process from beginning to finish! AMAZING! They asked the best questions too. Kenny is an awesome guide and his knowledge seems endless. What I love too ...
... Wolverine came on screen and you could see his naked butt. Half of the theater proceeded to go "ohhhhhh" like 8th grade boys seeing their first pair of boobs. It was hilarious. Also, they all are habitual movie talkers, but never too loud, which was good. The only words I can think of to describe the entire experience are interesting, fun and cultural.
Finally, Step 4 is to stay active and get out there! Don't spend your ...
... the room but he left me hanging because the bed seemed more comfortable. I came in and fell asleep pretty quickly once I admitted defeat.
Tuesday we headed to the Albrook transit center and got on a bus to go back to Santa Clara. We bought some groceries and then headed to the beach. We had lunch at one of the restaurants on the beach. The food was okay but the locale was superb. We then headed back had a few drinks and eventually called it a night.
Look for part 2 soon.
After our journey through the San Blas islands to Panama we arrived at land and took a 4 hour 4wd to Panama City, where we spent 3 nights.
Old Town was absolutely beautiful. The 'new town' looked like Manhattan at night but actually resembled 60s-style high rise apartment buildings. No bars or restaurants, only apartments. Then there was the canal, previously occupied by the US, has an ...
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