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Anne & Carolyn's Panama Canal Cruise

Day 12 ~ Monday, April 8, 2013: Panama Canal

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Panama canal entrance Watcing canal at dawn
Ships waiting at the Panama Canal Carolyn on deck (pink shirt on right) The canal at first light
construction sunrise bridge
Construction on north side of canal Sunrise ~ Photo by CWS Bridge of the Americas
miraflores Miraflores rowboat
Approaching Miraflores ~ Photo by CWS Miraflores ~ Photo by CWS Crew taking cables to the mules ~ Photo by CWS
Sunbelt Spirit in lock canal crew
Sunbelt Spirit at sunrise Sunbelt Spirit entering lock Crew & mules ~ Photo by CWS
lock opening gates opening gates  opening
Miraflores lock gates opening ~ Photos by CWS
man sleeping mule mule & ship
Crew member sleeping ~ Photo by CWS Mules pulling ship Narrow space between ship & wall
nearing end of locks photographers
Nearing end of Miraflores ~ Photo by CWS Ship's photographers (but they didn't put
my picture in the video)
End of Miraflores locks ~ Photo by CWS
construction entering Pedro Migue lock Our ship & tugboats
Construction along canal Nearing Pedro Miguel Lock ~ Photo by CWS ms Statendam and Tug boats
land Pedro Miguel Pedro Miguel
Land Pedro Miguel Lock ~ Photos by CWS
mules hinge on gate gate
Mules pulling ship Hinge on gate Gate
along the canal canal & bridge
End of Pedro Miguel lock More construction Centennial Bridge
equipment bridge bridge
Construction site Passing under the Centennial Bridge
Centennial Bridge watching canal upper deck
A tug & Sunbelt Spirit following behind Watching the canal go by Carolyn waving from upper deck
river land bridge
River entering canal Jungle Third Bridge
rowboats men in rowboat ships in lock
Preparing to enter Gatun Locks Rowboat Sunbelt Spirit & ms Statendam
up Gatun Locks sign down
Gatun Locks
Sunbelt locks
Sunbelt Spirit passing through the locks Photos by CWS Sunbelt Spirit at end of Gatun Locks
Colon ships port
Colon Ships waiting to enter canal Colon port
Colon Colon city & ships open sea
Colon Ships at sea

More information

The Path Between The Seas, by David McCullough
Bridge of the Americas, Panama
Centennial Bridge, Panama
Map of the Panama Canal (drawing)


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Photos in header: Niagra Falls; Big Sur, CA; Golden Gate Bridge, CA; Sunset on the Baltic Sea;
Virginia Creeper Trail, VA; Emerald Lake, Yukon, Canada; Glacier Bay, Alaska; Sunset on the Pacific; Triple Falls at DuPont Forest, NC.
Header Photo Credits: All Anne S. Napier except Niagra Falls by Herman Stubblefield.

Updated December 9, 2013