Tag Archives: panama

March 14

Central America (a little persistence required)

I’m beginning this post overlooking a black sand beach and a decent Pacific break in Guatemala. This is the last stop before we head north to Mexico and out of Central America. I have really enjoyed our stops in Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Guatemala. Admittedly, I have a greater appetite for hair-raising cab rides, […]

March 11

Panama Canal

Yesterday we sailed through the Panama Canal, en route to Los Angeles from Ft Lauderdale. I’ve never seen the canal before and the whole process was pretty interesting. It takes between 20 and 30 hours to pass from one side to the other and there is a lot of traffic inside. There are two lanes […]