One cannot go to Panama City without taking the opportunity to watch the ships traversing the canal through the Panama Canal Locks. I found great fun in watching the ships enter each gate and raise to enter the successive lock.
Corinth Canal in Greece is a very popular architectural attraction. It connects the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea. This canal is carved down into the rock. It is around 4 miles long and is only 70 feet wide at the base.
On August the very first ship, the cargo ship SS Ancon passed the newly built Panama Canal. Unfortunately, in the same month, World War I started fighting in Europe and the official opening ceremony had to be postponed until