New Washington Hotel

Calle 2 y Bolivar , Colon, Panama | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Colon

And this was bound to happen.....!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime


... the city of Colon and headed towards the Caribbean Sea. The sunset could be seen in the horizon hiding behind greyish clouds.

This evening, we ate in the Main Dining Room at our usual table for two! The sea was a little bit on the rough side…..I could sense the beginning of a very long and agitated night!



A travel blog entry by paulej4


... that. Since the ships can then also be much, much bigger, the amount of cargo which will transit this place will more than triple. Current locks are just under 1,000 feet long while the new ones will be 1,200 feet long. Current locks are 106 feet wide while the new ones will be 160 feet wide. Current locks are 42 feet deep while the new ones will be 60 feet deep. BIG ships will come here whereas before they could not. It’s a big deal.


Barro Colorado Island: Who is the smarter one?

A travel blog entry by boonafox


... have quite lovely tails. We encountered an agouti, a "rodent of an unusual size." (Princess Bride) There were also birds that I did not add to my non-life list: three crested guans and a brown puff bird. Maybe there was a third kind. My Sweetie saw spider monkeys, two troops of howler monkeys (the whole monkey), a snail kite, and a night heron. Then it was back on the ship to head for the Culebra Cut and the Pedro Miguel ...

The Panama Canal

A travel blog entry by tofor85


... landscape. We still squeezed in a couple gym sessions and lunch. The jungle filled me with wonder, so dense and thick, I wonder if its all ever been explored. There were such few signs of human settlement throughout the journey around the Gatun Lake. That is, until the evening. From around 4.30pm, we parked ourselves in the spa to a beautiful sunset. Around 5, we passed under the huge Americas bridge to 'Black or White' by MJ, waving to locals on the bridge. ...

Panama Canal

A travel blog entry by drmom


Today was the day we came for: Panama Canal.

We got up at 6am so that we could catch the approach to the canal. We weren’t alone. We started out watching from our balcony, but eventually squeezed in with the masses at the front of the ship. As we were coming in from the Caribbean, we started with the 3 Gatun locks, going into Gatun Lake. The cruise ship anchored in the lake and took those of us ...

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This hotel, located on Calle 2 y Bolivar , Colon, is near Gatun Locks, Fort San Lorenzo, Isla Grande, and Panama Canal Railway.
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