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The Panama Canal Transit: South America - Part 3

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Highlight of the cruise ! We approach the Panama Canal!
Highlight of the cruise ! We approach the Panama Canal!
Busy pilot boat alongside
Busy pilot boat alongside
The harbour at Colon - Atlantic side. Time: 9.36
The harbour at Colon - Atlantic side. Time: 9.36
Ship's signal flags as we enter the Panama Canal
Ship's signal flags as we enter the Panama Canal
Coastline on Atlantic side of the Canal
Coastline on Atlantic side of the Canal
Many small boats keep busy within the Canal system
Many small boats keep busy within the Canal system
We watch the progress of anohter cruise ship
We watch the progress of anohter cruise ship
Wonder where that waterway goes?
Wonder where that waterway goes?
Passengers intent on taking it all in
Passengers intent on taking it all in
We enter the Gatun Locks alongside another ship
We enter the Gatun Locks alongside another ship
Watching our neighbour's progress
Watching our neighbour's progress
Looking through the first Gatun Lock
Looking through the first Gatun Lock
A view of the Gatun Locks on the Panama Canal
A view of the Gatun Locks on the Panama Canal
Panama Canal lock system
Panama Canal lock system
Staight ahead and into the lock
Staight ahead and into the lock
Control House on Gatun Lock side
Control House on Gatun Lock side
Panama Canal's locomotive
Panama Canal's locomotive
Through the first locks and into Gatun Lake
Through the first locks and into Gatun Lake
Looking back the way we've come
Looking back the way we've come
Two locks into Gatun Lake
Two locks into Gatun Lake
Better weather and small boat on Gatun Lake
Better weather and small boat on Gatun Lake
Busy dock on Gatun Lake
Busy dock on Gatun Lake
One of the many lighthouses within the Canal system
One of the many lighthouses within the Canal system
Goods train near Gamboa
Goods train near Gamboa
At the mouth of the Chagres River
At the mouth of the Chagres River
Barge in Gaillard Cut. Time: 15.04
Barge in Gaillard Cut. Time: 15.04
We are now within the Gaillard or Culebra Cut
We are now within the Gaillard or Culebra Cut
Work is constant along the banks of the Cut
Work is constant along the banks of the Cut
Ongoing work to secure the slopes of the Gaillard Cut
Ongoing work to secure the slopes of the Gaillard Cut
Closer look at erosion damage within the Cut
Closer look at erosion damage within the Cut
The new bridge over the Canal midway
The new bridge over the Canal midway
Still following the Holland America cruise ship
Still following the Holland America cruise ship
The bridge is now behind us - time: 14.50
The bridge is now behind us - time: 14.50
Entering the Pedro Miguel Locks
Entering the Pedro Miguel Locks
Moving through the Pedro Miguel Locks
Moving through the Pedro Miguel Locks
The lock's water level has dropped
The lock's water level has dropped
The Pedro Miguel Lock closes behind us
The Pedro Miguel Lock closes behind us
Pleasant coastal area on Miraflores Lake
Pleasant coastal area on Miraflores Lake
Entering the Miraflores Locks.Time: 17.57
Entering the Miraflores Locks.Time: 17.57
Miraflores Locks - nearly finished!
Miraflores Locks - nearly finished!