Weekend Reads & Ship Passing Through Panama Canal Lock Video on Jaunted

Rhine River countryside, photo courtesy of Elizabeth Metlitsky (odetoawe.com/blog)

A few days ago, I posted my Tips for Small-Ship Cruising, where I mentioned the mechanically awesome man-made phenomenon that is the river lock. Today, I experienced yet another travel industry moment of serendipity, while reading Jaunted (I could get used to these). These guys posted a video documenting the ship-passing process through the Panama Canal Miraflores Locks. Check it out..

Watch a Giant Container Ship Pass Through a Lock of the Panama Canal || Jaunted

 

Plus, some other cool links for your weekend reading:

Hotel Chatter’s Master List of Hotel Openings in 2012

Conde Nast Traveler’s How To Be a Well-Groomed Traveler (one of my favorites because it’s always so hard to maintain your grooming routine while en route and on location)

The “Top 10 Favorite Cities Visited – #2 Ingonish, Canada” by WordPress blogger Lesley Carter of Indulge – Travel, Adventure, & New Experiences, about this remote and beautiful spot in North America’s backyard

The editor of Damn You Autocorrect (autocorrect is an Apple products malignancy that turns texting into sexting in the time it takes to press “Send”) lists her Top 25 Favorite Autocorrect Fails

12 Must-Try Dishes in Singapore from SeriousEats (this one makes me so hungry)

Blogger Nic Freedman’s Top 10 Tips for Travelling Stockholm, Sweden (really practical and useful)

And, last, but not least, drum roll please!

Zagat’s Super Bowl Smackdown: Lobster Roll vs. NY-Style Hot Dog (because seriously, no hot dog will ever, listen closely, EVER, beat Luke’s Lobster rolls, and this is coming from a native New Yorker)

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