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Trip: Galapagos Islands

There are [10] stories from my trip: Galapagos Islands


Middle of the World

ECUADOR | Friday, 2 Jan 2009 | Views [299] | Comments [3]

Today I went to the Equator and then Old Town Quito. I am back at the hotel and thought I'd do a quick update before heading to the airport to go to Lima. the equator has 2 monuments. one is a cheesy touristy area where the initial equator was ... Read more >

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Feliz Ano 2009

ECUADOR | Thursday, 1 Jan 2009 | Views [222]

Hola and Happy New Year!  I had a great time last night watching and taking in all the local customs.  As we were driving from Puerto Ayora to Baltra for our flight yesterday, a man dressed as a woman got on the bus and was asking for money.  we could ... Read more >


Feliz Ano Nuevo

ECUADOR | Wednesday, 31 Dec 2008 | Views [262]

Happy New Year's Eve from Quito!!  It is quite a sight here.  I'm taking a  break from the festivities waiting on midnight to update the journal.  I've not got time to go into details on Galapagos, but suffice it to say, it was INCREDIBLE!!!  I uploaded ... Read more >

Tags: new years eve, quito


Day 4 in Galapagos

ECUADOR | Wednesday, 31 Dec 2008 | Views [207]

Last night we sailed to Puerto Ayora. We were greeted with a GORGEOUS sunrise! I am so sad it is my last day! I've loved boat life. The first thing he said when we got on the boat was take off your shoes. We don't wear shoes on the boat. Oh I ... Read more >

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Day 3 in Galapagos

ECUADOR | Tuesday, 30 Dec 2008 | Views [210]

What another beautiful morning! We spent the night in James Bay off the coast of Santiago Island. Today, we went into the island at James Bay and hiked around. It was really a beautiful part of the island. We got to see hundreds and hundreds of ... Read more >

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Day 2 in Galapagos

ECUADOR | Monday, 29 Dec 2008 | Views [218]

We started today at Sombrero Chino (China Hat). You see from the picture in the gallery that is just what the island looks like. As I awoke and looked around, I first heard them before seeing them. The sea lions were barking up a storm! Sombrero ... Read more >

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Day 1 in Galapagos

ECUADOR | Sunday, 28 Dec 2008 | Views [176]

Today we flew to Baltra, the largest airport on the islands, but that is not saying much! it is still pretty small, typical island airport. Everything open air and then vendors right outside. We met our guide, Walter, and headed to the ferry to ... Read more >

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It's raining Men!

ECUADOR | Saturday, 27 Dec 2008 | Views [272] | Comments [3]

Well, an uneventful night in Lima's airport.  It was wide awake as always.  I was not able to get to the new spot i found. . . it was behind security. . . and I thought it was right before -- oh well.  still found a better spot to nap than last time.... Read more >

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Hustle and Bustle of Lima´s Airport

PERU | Saturday, 27 Dec 2008 | Views [280]

It is like coming home.  Middle of the night and Lima´s airport is all a buzz!  It seems like yesterday I was here spending the night again.  I, however, am learning as I go.  I found a quiet place with other over nighters that is a MUCH better option ... Read more >

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Preparing for the Next Big Adventure

USA | Monday, 17 Nov 2008 | Views [201]

I am home.  Counting down days until I leave for the Galapagos Islands.  It has been on my list for quite some time.  I am really excited!  Though, it now seems to almost have taken a back seat.  After planning and paying for this trip, I decided to ... Read more >

Tags: planning stage