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Panama canal cruise - which side of ship is best for booking a cabin?
Submitted by - sale, lincoln - United Kingdom on 6th Nov 2010 / Subject - Celebrity Cruises panama canal Cabins
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Comment by Barcham, Norwich (11 Nov 10 15:31) about a QUESTION by sale (06 Nov 10 17:51)
It also depends which of the two channels into the locks you go - I've been through it twice and on the Gatun side have gone through the locks on the left hand and right hand channel, coming back though have only done the left hand channel. As said above you get a great view on an open deck and even from your balcony you'll get to see something!
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Answer by Blogs, London (07 Nov 10 02:09) to a QUESTION by sale (06 Nov 10 17:51)
Would suggest port side west bound and starboard eastwards but out on opendeck best and flit between.
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Comment by Adams, Croydon (06 Nov 10 21:50) about a QUESTION by sale (06 Nov 10 17:51)
I assume you mean which side offers the best views of the canal. Personally I don't think it makes any difference and during the 8-9 hour transit its best to watch from the open decks or, if your lucky from the helicopter pad. Even if there was a best side it would rather depend which way you were transits the canal - west to east or east to west.
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Comment by Solender, Royston (07 Nov 10 00:45) about a COMMENT by Adams (06 Nov 10 21:50)
I entirely agree with ms Adams, but just to be pedantic, the Canal actually goes North to South, or South to North!
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Comment by Thompson, Glenrothes (07 Nov 10 01:20) about a COMMENT by Solender (07 Nov 10 00:45)
Sarf East to Norf WEST and exit Norf or Enter Sarf transit Norf West to Sarf East truly pedantic :-) Jimbo
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