Panama Canal Celebrates its 100th Birthday

Today mark's the 100-year anniversary of the completion of the Panama Canal. The Panama Canal is a “man-made” wonder, an engineering marvel that changed the way the world traveled and moved goods. Map of the Panama Canal And this wonder is evolving, growing. A mammoth new construction project is underway: new locks, which are seventy …

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64-Guest Safari Voyager Added to the Un-Cruise Adventures Growing Fleet

Un-Cruise Adventures (formerly American Safari Cruises and InnerSea Discoveries) announced today its acquisition of the 64-guest Safari Voyager for its yacht fleet with plans to offer Luxury Adventures year-round in Mexico’s Sea of Cortés beginning in November 2013. In winter 2015, the vessel will transition to sailing year-round in Central America. Previously Lindblad Expedition's Sea …

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Cruise West Central America to include Coco Island

Cruise West, one of the world’s leading providers of small-ship exploration cruises is introducing two, six-night Cocos Island voyages and a revised nine-night Between Two Seas Panama & Costa Rica program for the 2009/2010 season. Combine both itineraries for a remarkable 15-night journey aboard the 100-guest Pacific Explorer that includes a full transit through the …

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Cruise Report: Central America

From the Sea Voyager, January 4, 2009 Panama Canal & Barro Colorado Island Scarab beetleLast night we accomplished the first section of our crossing through the Panama Canal. The Sea Voyager, in less than two hours, reached from the Caribbean to Gatun Lake. Passing through three chambers of the Gatun Locks was fascinating. As we …

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Largest Savings Ever on Small Ship Cruises

This time of year, the small ship cruise lines offer several early bird discounts on cruises for 2009. This year, with the current state of the economy, there are even more incentives to offer to small ship adventurists. Sunstone Tours & Cruises is pleased to offer unbelievable savings to many regions of the world; Alaska, …

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Cruise Review: Panama Canal aboard Sea Voyager

We've just posted a latest cruise review from one of our clients. She traveled aboard Lindblad Expedition's Sea Voyager to the Panama Canal. Excerpt: "The itinerary was terrific—it was thrilling to go through the Canal on a small ship (I had been there twice before but only on a large cruise ship), and staying overnight …

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