Galapagos Day 1: Dulles to Quito

Friday, April 19, 2013

After a long day of travel we have arrived in Quito, Ecuador. It’s about 10:45p, on Friday night and pretty foggy on an early fall evening in the…

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Galapagos Day 2: Quito Landmarks

Saturday, April 20, 2013

We began our day of Quito sightseeing with a visit to El Panecillo and view of Quito from above the city. Next we walked Quito’s Old City ……

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Galapagos Day 3: Quito to Galapagos

Sunday, April 21, 2013

The day starts with a 4:30 a.m. wakeup call for our flight from Quito to San Cristobal Island by way of Guayaquil. At the airport our bags are…

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Galapagos Day 4: Kicker Rock

Monday, April 22, 2013

A busy day in Galapagos. I woke up early to take pictures of the sea lion colony that resides in the port in the center of town. After…

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Galapagos Day 5: San Cristobal to Isabela

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

A busy day in Galapagos. We started with a two hour power boat trip across very rolling seas from San Cristobal to Santa Cruz Island. Once on Santa…

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Galapagos Day 6: Sierra Negra Volcano

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Today we started early thanks to the rooster in the yard across from the hotel that decided 4 a.m. was a good time to get up. After breakfast…

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Galapagos Day 7: Cape Rose and Las Tintoreras

Thursday, April 25, 2013

I got up early and started the day with a walk through the small town of Puerto Villamil here on Isabel Island. After breakfast at the Hotel Sandrita,…

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Galapagos Day 8: Isabela to Santa Cruz

Friday, April 26, 2013
Land Iguana

I’m writing today’s blog entry on the Neptune, the powerboat we are taking as we move eastward on a 2.5 hour trip from Isabela Island to Santa Cruz…

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Galapagos Day 9: Santa Cruz to Quito

Saturday, April 27, 2013
Baltra Airport

After a week on the Galapagos Islands we are slowing making our way home. We left the Hotel Las Palmeros at 7:30 a.m. for the bus trip halfway…

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Galapagos Day 10: Quito to Dulles

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Our departure from Quito is at 6 a.m. so we leave the hotel at 2:30 a.m. for the one hour bus ride to Quito’s new airport. After the…

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Galapagos Islands 2013 Video

Sunday, October 26, 2014

As usual this took too long to finish!!  But a year and a half after our trip here is the video for the 2013 Galapagos Islands adventure. [iframe id=”″…

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