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The world’s greatest shortcut, a visit to the Panama Canal allows you to marvel at the engineering prowess that was required to create the ‘Big Ditch’. A full navigation of the canal by boat allows you to see the change from container ships queuing at the Miraflores Locks, to the natural paradise of Lake Gatun and then onward to Soberania National Park with rainforest teeming with bird-life.