Melia Panama Canal

Address: Antigua Escuelas De Las Americas, Colon, Panama | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located on Antigua Escuelas De Las Americas, Colon, is near Gatun Locks, Fort San Lorenzo, Isla Grande, and Panama Canal Railway.
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    Travel Blogs from Colon

    Crossroads to the World

    A travel blog entry by forsterb on Apr 16, 2015

    1 comment, 5 photos

    ... in charge of the vessel for the ten (10) hour journey through the canal.

    From the Atlantic side we raised the Westerdam UP a total of 85’ in height, the height of Gatun Lake from that of the Atlantic.

    Electric MULES or tractors, usually eight per ship keep the ships centered in the canal using a system of wire pullies and cost $2,000,000 each.

    In 1906 there were a total of 24,000 ...

    Oceano a Oceano

    A travel blog entry by tarae.griffin on Mar 22, 2015

    25 photos

    ... to and through the Rainforest...true you go through some well trafficked parts but there is totally enough room almost the whole way, just be alert to the cars, plus many cyclists go out there whether in groups or solo...And it is SOO WORTH GOING. Nothing is better then the sound of two wheels on pavement and the noises of birds and monkeys under the fresh jungle air! I've gone a few times now...originally the plan was to go in group to be safe but the day I ...

    Will you be my valentine?

    A travel blog entry by tarae.griffin on Feb 14, 2015

    19 photos

    ... weekend :D. Long weekend means go on a trip. Plan was to some off the beaten path island but I scared Anca so much that she waited until just days before to purchase her tickets and I waited to reserve a hotel. Long weekend means everyone else goes out of town...and so as the story goes...we went to another island.

    We headed to San Blas Islands, cant go wrong there. It had been a year since Id been...which seems to be a theme with me ...

    Farewell to the Caribbean

    A travel blog entry by oldgumby on Feb 09, 2015


    ... and Molly thanks for sorting out the Navigation backups for us and just sharing a story and a laugh. Safe travels home and best wishes for life post cruising. Please everyone stay in touch.

    To all the others we met along the way it’s been a great experience. Thanks for your camaraderie, support and counsel. It has made it a great experience and its much appreciated. Safe travels everyone. Best wishes. ...

    Panama Canal (Atlantic Ocean to Gatun Lake)

    A travel blog entry by richard.boase on Jan 27, 2015

    44 photos

    ... connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, cutting across the Isthmus of Panama. It's a key conduit for maritime trade, reducing the transit time between the two oceans by at least 50%.

    Ships entering from either side must navigate three sets of locks, rising from their 'entry ocean' in order to enter the lakes ...

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    Melia Panama Canal
    Colon, Panama
    Melia Panama Canal
    Colon, Panama