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Episode: Panama Canal Turns 100 (2014) + Cruise News

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The path between the two seas, the Panama Canal turns 100 years old on August 15, 2014. Al and Sunny Lockwood are a pair of intrepid retirees who lovingly documented their 17-day cruise through the Panama Canal. The subtitle, “Savoring 5,000 Nautical Miles and 500,000 Decadent Calories,” says it all; while Sunny documents the practical details, historical facts and unexpected encounters of their cruise, Al reviews the desserts and delicacies — luxuries large and small — served aboard their 1,200 passenger ship. Aimed at travelers who may be veterans of life, but first time cruisers. Sunny joins us on the broadcast to talk about cruising Panama’s Canal.

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Listener  Question

My family is traveling on Carnival Sunshine September 12, 2014. Wondering what is the best way to get from Orlando airport to the ship with the best price? Also what is your number one thing you think a family should do on the Carnival Sunshine? My two boys are seven and nine years old.

  • A. Mears Transportation has great rates for the Orlando area
  • B. WaterWorks water park, arcade and all the eats!

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