I received this today. I would love to go, but don’t think I can make it. If you go, tell them you read about it on Chiriquí Chatter.
Celebrate with us the 97th Anniversary of the Panama Canal
Alonso and Carmela Gobern
The Editors of the Panama Cyberspace News
invite you to
Join our partial transit of the Panama Canal
Saturday, August 20, 2011 at 7 a.m.
departing from Flamenco Marina on Amador Causeway
Travel Route: The Pacific Ocean, Panama Bay, under the Bridge of the Americas, Panama Port Company, Miraflores Locks, Pedro Miguel Locks, Gaillard (Culebra) Cut, Canal Expansion Project, under the Centennial Bridge, Gatun Lake and Gamboa.
This transit includes the following:
Breakfast, lunch, water and sodas, a bilingual guide,
four (4) hours on the Pacific Queen, a 300-passenger cruise liner,
and a bus to bring us back from Gamboa.
The Pacific Queen is a Norwegian-built cruiser, designed specifically for day tours and cruises, with a capacity for 300 passengers, measures 119 ft. in length and 25 ft. in width.
Passengers will enjoy the following: Two (2) spacious, enclosed decks, with air conditioning and a comfortable seating, an open-air third deck with an ideal vantage point from which to enjoy your cruise, television monitors with Panama Canal and Panamanian folkloric documentaries, speaker system for music and narration of the tour guide, six (6) conveniently-located restrooms, a souvenir shop complete with local handcrafts and Panama Canal souvenirs, a lounge area on the first floor with bar where food and soft drinks are served. (Liquor on sale.).
Wear comfortable clothing and shoes, take your camera, dark shades, a hat/cap and an umbrella.
Nationals and residents $80 – Tourists and visitors $115
Requirement: Cedula or Passport
Children under 12 years of age: $50 Panamanians and $65.00 tourists (identification required)
Contact email@example.com for reservations as soon as possible.
Space is limited!
Telephone: Panama (507) 6675-4507 or (507) 314-0398
Telephone U.S. (678) 927-2207
Payment accepted as soon as possible.
DEADLINE FOR PAYMENT IS FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 2011
It’s an awesome experience!