Articles with tag: mexico cruises

Next to the  Queen Mary liner,  in  Long Beach bay, there is the B-427 "Scorpion" submarine, project 641. This submarine was enrolled in the list of Soviet Navy ships in the early 1970s. After more than 20 years of service, the submarine was sold to Australia, and then it was...
Los Angeles is where the  Getty center is located . You can find The Getty Museum review here, a separate review about the museum.  There’s a beautiful park around the museum, I later learned that it is near the Malibu  Getty Villa . Four years later, I was...
The educational center and museum ( Getty Museum ) is dedicated to the study of the art and culture from ancient Greece, Rome and Etruria. The extensive collection is one of the best collections of ancient art in America. So, here is my review of the 44,000 exhibits held there: The informational...
One day we bought a tour around the celebrity neighborhoods. It was not so expensive, about $35 (as of 2010) or something, but it was our biggest mistake; a waste of money. However, we continued on . . . We got into the van with an open top, and at first, it was interesting. Here, for example...
Let me tell about our trip to see the Hollywood Sign . It was in December 2013 :) Most of the tourists who visit Hollywood take photos of the background of the sign.  The Hollywood sign is located on the southern slope of Mount Lee. It was installed in 1923 for real estate advertising...
The program of our cruise foresaw a partial visit of the  Panama Canal . The ship climbed three locks into the Atlantic slope and out to the lake, where it was anchored, and tourists were taken further out for various excursions. Among the excursions, there was an "Expedition on the Panama...
Balboa is a city and port on the Pacific coast, at the entrance to the Panama Canal . The  Bridge of the Americas is the bridge in Balboa, at the entrance to the Panama Canal on the Pacific side. It was opened in 1962. Its overall length is 5413 feet (1650 meters). Here's the Pacific...
In my previous part of the review about the Panama Canal, we passed through the lock "Gatun" and went into lake Gatun.  Further up, we passed through the canal to the Pacific coast on a small motor vessel. We crossed the entire canal and arrived in the Pacific Ocean. Here's Gatun Lake...
We arrived in the Panama port of  Cristobal . That day, we passed through the  Panama Canal . Now let me tell about the northern slope of the canal and the ascent into the three-chambered lock "Gatun". This is the northern beginning of the Panama Canal from the Atlantic Ocean. This...
We continue walking around San Juan. The most cherished thing I really, really wanted to see in Puerto Rico was their Santos, wooden figures of saints. They are very small, made in rather primitive style, they sunk into my heart already in Cuba. I met them there in several houses. I do not...

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