New Washington Hotel

Address: Calle 2 y Bolivar , Colon, Panama | Hotel
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Location

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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Travel Blogs from Colon

It's been a while!

A travel blog entry by oldgumby on Feb 01, 2015

4 comments, 11 photos

... or so miles. We arrived off the San Blas Islands at about 2200hours and hung offshore until the morning. At dawn we headed in and dropped anchor behind Isla Porvenir where we could check in and get our travel permits. Over $300 poorer (each) we were deciding what to do when we were told about the Australia Day Party happening on one of the Lemmon Cays about 4 nautical miles away. Word got out that another Aussie Yacht was in town and before long the invitation ...

Panama Canal (Atlantic Ocean to Gatun Lake)

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

44 photos

... is 87ft.

Work began on the canal in 1880. It was completed 34 years later in 1914. It was an immense feat of engineering that underwent several design changes during construction, leading to delays and deaths, not least from outbreaks of yellow fever.

The 'Queen Elizabeth' is the largest vessel able to transit ...

Panamá: The Quetzal, Canal and San Blas Islands

A travel blog entry by paulandton on Jan 15, 2015

2 comments, 94 photos

... so we could do some home cooking again. The area of Boquete is really pretty with green verdant hills, coffee plantations and lots of hiking trails. The Dutch readers will know this area as where 2 Dutch girls disappeared last Year and only some remains of the girls were found. With this in our mind we were a bit more cautious but decided to do the popular Quetzales hike on our own. As it had rained a lot the last days here as well, the trail was quite an adventure with ...

Complete Panamania

A travel blog entry by andrewjerome on Nov 15, 2014

23 photos

... book about his time in Panama, which we politely declined to buy.

When the time finally passed, we boarded our ferry for our trip towards the canal. Fortunately Panama was a lot cooler than Colombia. Ted and I found a good place to sit on the top deck as we headed towards the Gatun locks. Hearing the history of the country and the canal itself was actually very interesting, such as how the USA grudgingly handed control of it back to the Panamanians, as well as ...

Colon: The "Other Side" of Panama

A travel blog entry by rpelletier2014 on Aug 15, 2014

9 photos

... in the early 1900’s...but this system of segregation continued far later than you would believe.

Ms. Sonia told me stories of young boys crossing into the Canal Zone for a few seconds to get a mango or a banana from a tree, and being immediately arrested by Canal Zone police. During the1940’s - 1960’s, the generation of Ms. Sonia and Mr. Modestin, there ...