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"Live" - 29 Nov - 15 Dec 2018 Panama Canal on Vision

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It was back out on the road walking to our next stop.

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This is one of several suspension bridges we walked across. Amanda was wise enough to sent us across in small groups but we still looked like were drunks. Some of the locals were amused. 

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This was a marketplace we walked through that I did not make it through unscathed as Marie found a white embroidered blouse she had to have.

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Amanda spoke on the bank of the local river how it was so important in moving local goods back when the city's economy was commerce based.

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Trust me there are several iguanas in that tree.

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Next stop was Vallarta Chocolate Factory which of course had chocolates. I tried the dark chocolate with a coffee flavored ganache.

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Then it was back out on the road again.

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Here was another of those fun bridges

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Next stop was Mariscos El Guero where we sampled not one but three delicious taste treats.

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First up was smoked marlin. I have had a lot of smoked fish before but this was a first for me. Very tasty. When we ran out of chips I put some on a line wedge

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Next was mahi-mahi cerviche ona crispy corn tortilla. One of my favorites of the day.

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Last was a quesadilla with marlin and a chipotle cream sauce. Opps sorry no picture again.

 

 

 

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Next up Don Chava where we enjoyed tacos with thin sliced pork and fresh pineapple. Not only was the food delicious they had the Seattle Seahawks game on the TV. I was not is a hurry to leave here. 

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Next up was Joe Jacks Fish Shack where we enjoyed red snapper beer batter deep fried. There were really small dishes of a sauce on the table. I learned long ago that the small the container the more deadly the sauce so I stayed away. 

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One again the cameraman forgot to snap a picture. I'm going to fire him soon.

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Lastly was Lix where we had the chance to sample some ice cream. I passed but all those that had some said it was really good.

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We did a lot of walking but the benefit was a lot of really good food. I forget who found this tour but thanks for making this port visit a winner. 

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There was a Music Duo called 'Magic Duo' on this ship a few months ago.   5-String Violin and Acoustic Guitar that played pop/jazz music in Centrum a lot... Any sign of them?

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Thanks again for doing this live review.

We will be following in your footsteps in November 2019 (on Celebrity though).

Cheers

T

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28 minutes ago, scatmanjack said:

There was a Music Duo called 'Magic Duo' on this ship a few months ago.   5-String Violin and Acoustic Guitar that played pop/jazz music in Centrum a lot... Any sign of them?

Not yet but this trio is great with Latin music. 

 

 

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I went for a walk about the ship this afternoon and snapped a few pictures. I couple of them may be a bit foggy. The inside of my lens fogged up, never had that happen before. 

 

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You could not ask for nicer weather

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The competition was underway and from what little I saw it looked like the senior version with a minimum age of 65 for contestant 

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I have yet to see this in use,

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Opps there is that pesky fogbank

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That's a long ways down

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A little for the art lovers

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I didn't take any pictures in the Schooner Bar as the great debate was in progress. The topic: Creationism vs Evolution. Made my head hurt just waking through, far too cerebral for my cruise.  

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Excursion desk

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They were playing the afternoon movie when I dropped by, The Meg

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The may look like the entrance to the deck four dining but for the last two evening I think they have been playing rollerball in there. At least that is what it has sounded like from our cabin the deck below.

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Well that is all the pictures I took. I hope that fulfilled your ship curiosity. 😀

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Trying to figure out how to go to the Top Tier event tomorrow night at 7:15. We could eat about 5:30 but that is much earlier than we normally eat.  We could eat after around 8 but Marie would kill me so that is definitely out. 

 

So I suppose it's early.  Sigh 

 

 

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Pig? :classic_biggrin: Or maybe an aardvark? 

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Amazing, definitely a first for me. Was waiting at the Chops Grille desk to be seated but no host.  After a minute or two the gentleman behind us walked into the middle of the restaurant and loudly asked,  "can we get a table,  we're hungry". 😂

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Need to ensure Marie plays you usual $20 in the casino.  So fast for three nights she has cashed in $60, $197, $97. I on the other hand have spent my twenty in record time.  😥

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9 hours ago, PCWalton1 said:

Need to ensure Marie plays you usual $20 in the casino.  So fast for three nights she has cashed in $60, $197, $97. I on the other hand have spent my twenty in record time.  😥

I hope I have her luck in January!

 

Enjoying your report.

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12 hours ago, PCWalton1 said:

Just took care of Amanda at Vallarta Food Tours by dropping a review on Tripadvisor. 👍

Me too.

 

How are you getting on with the time changes? Really messing with my body clock which was already jet lagged.....

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1 hour ago, NorbertsNiece said:

Me too.

 

How are you getting on with the time changes? Really messing with my body clock which was already jet lagged.....

Not too bad for us as we started in the same time zone. But it is annoying starting the day an hour later. 

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