Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Report #10 Transiting the Panama Canal & Fuerte Amador ,Panama January 9, 2018 Tuesday Overcast & 85 degrees Part #3 Of 3 57 Pictures

Last of the pictures…..

 

 

Leaving the last lock

 

Grey heron

 

Capiberra

 

A very large rodent

 

Three of them were grazing

 

Wonder if these are edible?

 

The river is on the other side of the grass

 

Last year, we saw a dozen of them

 

Frigate

 

Local authorities began leaving the Amsterdam

 

Pilot boat

 

Church on the hillside

 

New canal zone

 

Birds on the buoy

 

A lucky sighting

 

An osprey

 

Suddenly flew over the ship

 

All alone

 

Watching us

 

On his way to the new locks

 

A clear view

 

Only one we saw

 

Getting a bit far away

 

He landed somewhere here

 

The tide was low today

 

Panama City

 

Ships in Panama

 

Possibly a savannah hawk

 

New set of cranes

 

Pelican

 

Old cranes

 

Expanded for more business

Boats looked grounded

 

Going under the Bridge of the Americas

 

Muddy banks – low tide

 

View of the old bridge from the aft pool

 

Pleasure boats near Fuerte Amador

 

Mostly fishing boats

 

A string of pelicans in flight

 

More pelicans

 

Resting on the buoy 

 

Frank Gehry Building – a Biomuseum

 

Oceania’s Marina

 

The last island of Fuerte Amador

 

 

The Marina is anchored

 

Close to town

 

Bird rock

 

The Marina – 1258 passengers/The Quest – 777 passengers

 

We will drop anchor near both of them

 

This rock is for the birds - literally

 

Booby

 

Booby

 

Booby

 

Flock of birds on the water

 

Sun is going down

 

Oceania

 

They left late at night

 

 

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