A man, a plan, a canal, PanamaJanuary 17 in Panama ⋅ ⛅ 28 °C
The city of Colon is not very salubrious to say the least so we were glad we clubbed together with several others and hired a taxi to take us to the AguaClara Panama Canal Visitors Centre. This overlooks the new locks that have been built and showed a short film in English with lots of impressive facts and figures that are instantly forgotten but were interesting at the time!
Out taxi then took us on a tour of parts of Colon. Oh dear, a very sorry place. Everywhere was boarded up or wrapped in razor wire or protected by electric fences. The roads were terrible and the traffic chaotic. Not a place I'd recommend spending time in!
Another evening, another show after another lovely meal and then retiring to our cabin after some classical violin in one of the bars. In case you are wondering - it's a palindrome !Read more