Day 75– Panama Canal Transit – August 4th, 2015 (The Approach and Incline Up Gatun Locks)

Having been through the Panama Canal more than 20 times, you would think I would be bored, but no. I’m usually the first one out on deck and at the other end the last one to leave. This is an engineering marvel and is a spectacular sight, when provided the opportunity to see the Canal in action. This post will cover the arrival and transit up the 3-stage Gatun Locks, which raises the ship 85’ from sea level to the man-made Gatun Lake.

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