Monthly Archives: June 2012

Day 15 & 16 – Wednesday & Thursday May 23-24, 2012

At 5:00 AM we received a “natural” wake-up call. A rooster began crowing and continued for about 30 minutes. I must say this is the first time I have heard a rooster while staying in a hotel! We were up, … Continue reading

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Day 14 – Tuesday – May 22, 2012

Today we leave the boat for an overnight on land. We were up and away before 7:00 AM. Our first stop after a brisk 20 minute walk was the Darwin Center, located on Santa Cruz at Puerto Ayora. Here Equadorian … Continue reading

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Day 13 – Monday – May 21, 2012

Travel and tourism in the Galapagos is highly regulated. If I understand correctly, each tour boat is assigned certain islands for each tour. The longer the tour the more islands assigned. Neither the Naturalist nor the ship’s captain has any … Continue reading

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Day 12 – Sunday – May 20, 2012

Today was a day of exploring. Our first stop was Black Turtle Cove on Santa Cruz Island. This was followed by a great hike on North Seymour Island where the wildlife was incredibly abundant. There are quite a few photos … Continue reading

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Day 11, 2012 – Saturday – Galapagos

Up early at 4:30. We had the luggage outside the door at 5:30 with it separated into what was staying at the hotel and what was going with us. After checking out and breakfast we were on our way to … Continue reading

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Day 10 – May 18, 2010 – Quito

Well today we were able to sleep a little later, we met in the lobby at 7:45 to begin our day. Our first stop was at the Sinamune school for the disabled. Rush hour traffic was pretty heavy and the … Continue reading

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Day 9 – May 17, 2012 – Cusco-Lima-Quito

Well, we have about learned the drill: 6:30 – Luggage outside the door7:00 – Depart for the airport8:50 – Fly from Cusco to Lima10:15 – Arrive at Lima Airport1:00 – Fly from Lima to Quito4:25 – Arrive at Quito airport … Continue reading

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