Articles with tag: mexico cruises

The city of  Long Beach is located on the Pacific coast, 18 miles (30 km) south of downtown  Los Angeles,  connected by a subway line. The ocean governs life in this region; sandy beaches, several big ports, waves crashing on the rocks... The peninsula is famous for its...
The city of  Hollywood , the center of the film industry for the whole world, was originally a small Christian suburb of  Los Angeles  where there were no saloons or gambling houses. Everything changed in 1913, when Cecil B. DeMille filmed his film "The Squaw Man" at the...
Santa Monica Bay is located approximately 12 miles (20 kilometers) from downtown  Los Angeles and, because of the warm sun, the ocean breeze, miles of sandy beaches and excellent surfing spots, it symbolizes all the best that California has to offer. The favorable climate (an average of...
Griffith Park - an area of more than 2.5 square miles (1600 acres) of hills, meadows and forested plains in the center of Los Angeles . These lands were donated to the city in 1896 by Colonel Griffith, a Welshman by birth who immigrated to the U.S. in 1865, making his fortune from mining and...
Here you can find few photos of the Panama Canal. Author: Ehlzhbeta Chegarova Source: prosto-gost.livejournal.com Translated by: Zoozi
When the famous Alexandre Gustave Eiffel - the creator of the Eiffel Tower - was arrested, Ferdinand de Lesseps, an outstanding engineer of his time and author of the breakthrough of the Suez Canal, went mad, leading King of Spain Philip II to forbid even the though of such projects...
On the left is the dam on the river, which formed the reservoir of  Miraflores . Finally, the lock chambers were free and ready to take our ship. This arrow shows the skippers which of the two lines to choose. Moving into the left chamber and toward us from the right chamber...
After making it up into the Gatun locks, the ship entered the lake of the same name. Gatun lake is actually a large reservoir, formed in the watershed by a huge dam across the Chagres river, which was visible from the starboard side. The Gatun Lake happens...
The construction of the  Panama Canal has become one of the most important milestones in navigation. It was first put into operation in 1920 (the first vessel passed through it in 1914, but due to the landslide in the Fall of that year, official movement was revealed six years later). The...
© petr lovigin,'Cartagena', 2012 Leaving the most "Delicious Colombian" for later, we arrived in  Cartagena.  It seems to be woven from one house, stretched along all the streets, from one flower pot, replicated on all balconies, from one stout African American woman, who fed...

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