Gatun, Panama

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What's Old is New Again, Part II

A travel blog entry by atlpilot36

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... nbsp;  Even guidebooks advise a taxi for travel even block to block. Looking for ways to kill time I decided the Gatun Locks near the ass of Panama would be a good way to spend the day.   One possible route is bus to downtown Colon and then ...

Panama Canal, Gatun, Panama travel blog

Panama Canal

A travel blog entry by pete-r


... it must have been at Colón before I got up. There is a swing bridge at the Miraflores locks and an iron bridge near Panama City, but otherwise the canal really does divide the country.  After the suspension bridge, you soon reach a single lock ...

Gatún Locks, Gatún, Panama travel blog

Gatún Locks

A travel blog entry by rays_travels

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Bus ride to Colón: from Pacific to Atlantic; 1 1/2 hours; $3.15.   I had read about Colón not being a great place; 100% agree.     The visit to Esclusas de Gatún was about what I expected; nice to see it in person though, for only $5. ...

Panama Canal, Gatún, Panama travel blog

Panama Canal

A travel blog entry by linda.webb


This morning we pulled into the Panama Canal. What an amazing technological accomplishment in the 20th century. 2015 is the 100th anniversary of the Panama Canal. As preparation for this trip, I have been reading "The Path Between the Seas: The Creation ...