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A panorama of jungle and water seen through windows //wwwsfgatecom/travel/article/bunking-with-the-birds-on-panama-s-big-ditch sf, 94102 phone: (415) 391-4268 fax: (415) 391-4269 for canal history, the essential text is the path between the seas, by david mccullough.