Dec 16, 2018 - National Geographic Quest
This morning National Geographic Quest anchored in front of the bay of Barro Colorado Island; a former hill hilltop is now isolated because of the creation of the Gatun Lake. Barro Colorado is one of the first research centers in tropical America.
Our guests explored the island some by hiking along its trails, while others decided to do Zodiac cruises. Both outings came back with reports of troops of howler monkeys and many species of birds; one of which was the snail kite, a very common raptor in the area thanks to the environment created by the lake.
Later in the afternoon, the adventure continued and after weighing anchor, National Geographic Quest cruised towards the Culebra Cut and the Pacific set of locks, but not before gathering everyone on the sun deck to enjoy some delicious ceviche and practice some Latin dance.
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