Archive for Category ‘Panama City’

Panama Canal

July 15th, 2014
Nuevas esclusas del Canal

Awesome then… amazing now

The Panama Canal, after a century in operation, is still one of the engineering wonders of the world – the “Mars probe” of the Wright Brothers’ days.

Even by today’s standards it is awesome to see a container ship gliding through massive locks and past a rain forest.… Read the rest

Casco Antiguo

February 15th, 2014
Plaza de Francia y Las Bovedas.

By day or by night Panama City’s old quarter, Casco Antiguo, is an attraction to rival the Canal itself.

The walled city was founded in 1673 on a promontory which the city fathers deemed more defensible than the original city on the other side of the bay which was sacked and plundered by the English pirate, Henry Morgan.… Read the rest

Panama City

February 14th, 2014

Panama City earns its sobriquet “Crossroads of the World”. The fact that so many people pass this way, and so many pause awhile, gives this Latin city a uniquely international feeling.

The city has a population of about 700,000—about the same as Portland, Oregon—and a vitality about the same as a parlay of Rio de Janeiro, San Francisco, Rome, and Macao.… Read the rest

Panamá Pacífico:

March 12th, 2013
Piscina tamaño olimpico en PowerClub

Community with Style

Once upon a time, not too long ago, Panama Pacifico was a master plan. The land was little more than a vast canvas…blank and brimming with potential. Until Master Planner London & Regional Panama took up its palette, and amid great swaths of green, began to build, embellish, and adorn.

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Panama New Convention Center

March 6th, 2013
Nuevo Centro de Convenciones de Panamá

We’re building it

– they will come

A dramatic addition to the vibrant development of Panama City is under way — a new convention center fronting the Pacific entrance of the Panama Canal and scheduled to be finished next year. Panama’s current site for large congresses and events, the ATLAPA Convention Center, built in the late 1970s, is the best of its kind in Central America but showing its age and lacking space.

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