Travel Blogs from San Cristobal Island, Ecuador

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Not much to do, San Cristobal Island, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador travel blog

Not much to do

A travel blog entry by sfrtw

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Schedule: San Cristobal Island - Chatam:  land surface: 558 sq km, height 730m Leon Dormido - Kicker Rock 06:15 Boat (Galapagos Voyager) ride for 2 times around, to look for frigate birds nesting. 07:00 Breakfast and sailing for 1 ...

Galapagos Part II, San Cristobol Island, Galapagos, Ecuador travel blog

Galapagos Part II

A travel blog entry by pstevodeb

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... the island of Baltra, where we hopped aboard a tiny propeller plane and then flew over to our final Galapagos island destination, San Cristobol. The only town here is a quaint and quiet fishing village, and we have a lovely hotel room overlooking ...

San Cristobal Island, Galapagos, San Cristobal Island, Ecuador travel blog

San Cristobal Island, Galapagos

A travel blog entry by lance_fan

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5/1 San Cristobal Island Spent the day at San Cristobal island, and the little port city there. Visited the interpretative center, which dealt mainly with the islands' history, both natural and human. The Galapagos are basically the tops of mountains ...

Final hours in the Galapagos, San Cristobal Island, Ecuador travel blog

Final hours in the Galapagos

A travel blog entry by elainevickers

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Our final few hours in the Galapagos. We were up early to look at a huge rock formation off the coast of San Cristobal and then stepped off the boat for the last time. We visited an information centre about the Galapagos and then had to go to the airport ...

Got to Galapagos - rapidly going off seals, San Cristóbal Island, Ecuador travel blog

Got to Galapagos - rapidly going off seals

A travel blog entry by bellyschoeffel

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... and was never seen either as egg or infant. The Goose Barnacle was thought to be the goose's larval form! We avoided hitting San Cristobal Island at about midnight on day 8, and hove to for the night, rather than risk entering the Harbour. When I woke, ...

Refer to Machu Picchu blog, San Cristobal Island, Ecuador travel blog

Refer to Machu Picchu blog

A travel blog entry by c.i.222

I wanted to set the pin for the Galapagos Islands, so I included this blog. ...

San Cristobol Island Day 1, San Cristóbal Island, Ecuador travel blog

San Cristobol Island Day 1

A travel blog entry by steve49

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... to take us back to the ship for lunch at 1200.We now have until 300 whie the ship repositions to the northeastern tip of San Cristobal, Punta Pitt. This afternoons adventure will be difficult as we are going to be climbing to find the nesting area for the ...

Espanola Island Day 2, San Cristóbal Island, Ecuador travel blog

Espanola Island Day 2

A travel blog entry by steve49

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... that they are back as we find many birds resting after a long flight. Up to 30,000 birds are expected to return to Espanola Island. We also she Galapagos hawks and doves. The trek continues and we stop to take in a beautiful view of the shoreline. As we ...

Wow, what a great start, Island San De Cristobal, Ecuador travel blog

Wow, what a great start

A travel blog entry by kfamily

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Arrived in the Galapagos Islands, first island San Cristobal after an early start. Time changes again and the clock goes back another hour.  After clearing customs we collect our bags to be thrown on the back of a truck and transported to the ...

Florena Island Day 3, San Cristóbal Island, Ecuador travel blog

Florena Island Day 3

A travel blog entry by steve49

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... He has just rec'd his 4th bar, which allows him to Captain any ship in the world, but because he has a wife and children in San Cristobal, he chooses to work here. He has served over 30 years in the Navy and Coast Guard, and has even encountered pirates, ...

Cruisin` in Style, San Cristobal Island, Ecuador travel blog

Cruisin` in Style

A travel blog entry by plume

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... picked up a few more people in Guayaquil and then headed for The Galapagos.  We landed on this tiny airstrip on San Cristobal Island in Puerto Baqueriza Morena.   We were met by our Galapagos guide, Rafael of Quasar Expeditions.  He is ...

South Plaza and North Seymour Islands Day 6, San Cristóbal Island, Ecuador travel blog

South Plaza and North Seymour Islands Day 6

A travel blog entry by steve49

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Happy 39th Anniversary, Steve and Darlene!!! This morning we are going to explore a small geological uplift, South Plaza Island. Unfortunately, we had to drop off 2 of our shipmates, Cay and Lois as they had chosen to continue their trip on land. After a ...

Galapagos Island Day 7 / the Journey Home begins, San Cristóbal Island, Ecuador travel blog

Galapagos Island Day 7 / the Journey Home begins

A travel blog entry by steve49

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Darlene an I are both up at 6:30 after a sleepless night!!!  We motored for 7 hours back to San Cristobal Island. We have a final breakfast with our shipmates and then leave the MY Eric for the last time. All of us are on the same flight at 12:30, so ...

All packed and ready to go, Galapagos - San Cristobal Island, Ecuador travel blog

All packed and ready to go

A travel blog entry by mrgperu

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... fellow kayakers. Once we are all introduced and checked for proper equipment and baggage, we then flew to the main island of San Cristobal and then took a boat to our campsite. Once there we were greeted with friendly seals, equaly ...

Santa Cruz Island Day 4, San Cristóbal Island, Ecuador, Ecuador travel blog

Santa Cruz Island Day 4

A travel blog entry by steve49

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... ready before the delayed wakeup, so I was able to dress quickly and catch the end of breakfast.Today, we land on Santa Cruz Island, the most populated in the Galapagos, and set off to the Darwin Research Station to see our first view of Giant Tortoises ...

Leaving San Cristobal and back to Guayaquil, San Cristobal Island, Ecuador travel blog

Leaving San Cristobal and back to Guayaquil

A travel blog entry by travelinkerry

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... nice tip, then to the lounge for our Frigate name to be called for the last time. Our last dinghy ride took us back to San Cristobal Island where we waited around for about an hour before going back to the airport. We walked around Puerto Ayora and what a ...

Santa Cruz Island, Santa Cruz Island, Ecuador travel blog

Santa Cruz Island

A travel blog entry by urthwmn

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... have been trying to get George to mate since 1993, when they introduced two female tortoises of a different subspecies from the neighbouring island of Isabela into his pen, but he has been in no hurry to procreate. The female tortoises in his pen have ...

Day 5- The Amazing San Cristobal Island-Jacob/Eva, San Cristobal Island, Ecuador travel blog

Day 5- The Amazing San Cristobal Island-Jacob/Eva

A travel blog entry by tjl146

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... importantly coffee. From there half asleep yet caffeinated, we once again embarked on a two hours boat trip to the mystical island of San Cristobal. Upon arrival the majority of our party fast asleep however, they were soon awakened by the sight of first ...

Bartolome  Island Day 5, San Cristóbal Island, Ecuador travel blog

Bartolome Island Day 5

A travel blog entry by steve49

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... steering the ship. Unfortunately the captain was not there. We had several hours off, as the ship re-positioned to Bartolome Island. The activity for the afternoon is deep sea snorkeling, an activity that neither Darlene or I participate in, so we relax ...

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