Gamboa is a town in the middle of the Panama Canal.
Canal workers live here. This is the center of operations for dredging
the canal. Dredging is a continuous process. About 4 inches of
silt accumulates every year, so they really have to stay on top of it.
This was probably about 11:00 AM. We had retired to
our cabin and Lou was out on our balcony taking pictures.
Of course, we had already gone and had second breakfast
like good hobbits.
The guys on all the little boats that passed us waved at
us. I guess the big cruise ships are exciting. I know we were
In the middle of the picture, you can see the blue, red,
and white crane. There were several really huge cranes. There
are used in dredging.
Again with the big crane.
Big container ship passed us.
They were heading from the Pacific to the Atlantic. Maybe they were
loaded with Nike sneakers headed to New York...
It took awhile for the ship to pass by.
This is the Century Bridge which allows for car traffic.