The Executive Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... who were riding high after having constructed Egypt's Suez Canal) around the turn of the 20th Century. However, this was reluctantly abandoned after tens of thousands of people had died (mainly of mosquito-borne illnesses). Soon after, the United States signed a unique deal with Panama, agreeing to strongly support Panama's new independence from Colombia provided that the proposed corridor for the canal be under US control. The canal was built (an ...
... going through the Locks and stayed rafted until we got through the Gatun Locks. Then after separation we motored to the Mooring Bouy on the Gatun Lake where we spent the night. Our onboard advisor for this first leg was Hector who was a relaxed friendly chap who knew what was going on and didn't interfere with the running of the vessel.
Once moored up we had dinner, Hector left us and we had a swim and a few celebratory drinks before ...
... in Panama, He's from Atlanta and just graduated from PITT. He is super into music and flow art, which we bonded over, of course.
My second class at the moment is intro to tropical ecology, which is very interesting. It focuses a lot on diversity, and it's interesting to apply what we see happen in nature with plants and animals to society.
Panama is insanely diverse. People say that the US is a melting pot, or even that Chicago is a melting pot of cultures, ...
... operation, powered by gravity and water flow, a true engineering marvel. Ok, we saw that, let’s move on.
We picked up the Hop-on, Hop-off at the Miraflores Lock visitor center and headed back in the direction of our hotel. Unfortunately it was the end of their day and our bus stopped at a huge shopping mall a few kilometers short of home. Another taxi ride and we made it back to the hotel as the sun was setting. Metro’s, busses, taxis ...
... The fašade was moved piece by piece from Panama Vieja.
Our very last stop on the way back to our temporary home was a commercial street called “Central Avenue”. It┤s basically a pedestrian mall where you find anything you can possibly need. Panama┤s Chinatown is also close by.
Once it started getting dark we turned around and headed back to our hostel. The streets didn┤t look very safe by night. We even met a couple of policemen who ...