Photo Essay • The Panama Canal

Photographic impressions from travels near and far…

One of cruising’s great experiences is transiting the Panama Canal. Over one hundred years old the canal remains one of mans greatest engineering accomplishments. Coming into the canal ships are lifted eighty-five feet above sea level by a series of locks to Lake Gaton. After transiting the lake ships are again lowered to sea level by more locks.

The Porch of the Maidens on the Acropolis stands watch above modern Athens

Lake Gaton

Port of Call Belize

Visiting Belize And Belize City The name Belize is traditionally believed to have been derived from the Spanish pronunciation of the last name of Peter Wallace, a Scottish buccaneer who may have begun the first settlement at the mouth of the Belize River about 1638. It was also a major part of the Maya civilization…

Todays Featured Poster • Ketchikan, Alaska

A popular port in Alaska, Ketchikan was founded on salmon canneries and logging. The logging business is gone and has been replaced with tourism but salmon fishing is still big business. Don’t pass up the opportunity to bring home some canned or smoked salmon. These giclée prints will soon be available in several sizes and…


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