Radisson Colon 2000 Hotel & Casino
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... I actually beat them due to traffic and I found another biker to team up with...mtn bike team :D. So thankful to my friends who we're more than amazing...they drove the 2 hours out and back on his birthday weekend and even saved me a Chocorama as a reward, yeah!
All that training and I was ready for the big day...well at least I hoped so...with no elevation map...I went in blind...and I almost didn´t even have a ride to the start!
The ride ...
... ever! It was a nice 30-40 minute drive from Panamá. You take the Corredor Norte (with a toll card) and a left at the round about in Colon....some how you find the sign and road leading there (we looked for San Lorenzo...which is the Castle beyond the canal).
The Gatun Locks cost $5 to enter (versus $15 in Miraflores), you get to see prettier water, and big ships really close up plus a short video on its history. Unfortunately you miss out ...
... so little for its people. It is a salutary lesson in what happens when Government is weak, the Judiciary is not truly independent of the executive and individual self interest is left to run unchecked. Panama has only 3.5 million people, most would live in what we would believe is poverty with just very basic services, yet the country itself generates a lot of wealth which is controlled by a very small sector ...
... fit in the expanded canal is 'Panamax'. Southampton can already accommodate Panamax ships. Liverpool is being expanded to cater for Panamax ships by the end of 2015.
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There was much excitement and activity on board before dawn ...
... spotting birds. But rules are there to be broken so when we arrived at the place where chances of spotting a Quetzal is high (the area where the small avocado trees are that they feed on) we spotted our first female Quetzal. Excitement grew and we were already happy that the mission was successful but it is the male that has this beautiful long tail feathers that we wanted to see. Even though we are not religious our prayers were answered as 3 more females were around and ...