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Old 28-05-2013, 07:48   #16
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Re: Transiting Panama canal-Colon to Panama City

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Only went into Colon a couple of times... but... did walk to and back from the 'Free Zone' about 2 miles from the 1st SB bus stop at the supermarket.
People were friendly enough... road snacks tasty... no sense of any danger at all..
That area is safe (well, except for the traffic) and outside Colon city proper. Other parts of the actual city are very bad. Even then, there are parts like the fresh market that are just fine.

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Wow fast trip. You guys sound like pros.
Although it did not seem to be fast to the crew, the skipper was in a hurry, and we made very few stops, only for provisions and fuel, along the way. Remarkably, the crew and skipper never met before our first meeting in Panama!
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Re: Transiting Panama canal-Colon to Panama City

Do you have the bug now?
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Re: Transiting Panama canal-Colon to Panama City

You bet. I'm looking forward to another voyage, but, it will have to wait. First grandchild expected this summer!!
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