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A Mighty Big Deal in Panama - The Panama Canal

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Friday, June 2nd

"Are you going to the canal??"

That was the first question anyone asked when we announced we were going to Panama.  It makes sense, really.  Panama is really known for the canal.

Except for me.  I knew the Panama Canal was a thing.  But I didn't entirely understand what kind of a thing it actually was.


The day before our cruise, we spent a day in Panama City.  It rained and we honestly didn't get a full feel for the city.  As much as I will say we can have a great day despite the rain, it's always a lie.  Rain changes everything and makes you hate the world.  But you put on a brave face as long as you can and you try to duck into buildings and take long lunches to wait out mother nature.

You might also have to wear a poncho.

We ducked out of the rain and into the Panama Canal Museum in the Old Town district of San Felipe of Panama City.  Adele and I had scoped this out a few days earlier as we Ubered it to meet a former co-worker for dinner and …