Travel Blogs from San Cristobal, Ecuador

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The start of my Galapagos dream!, San Cristobal, Ecuador travel blog

The start of my Galapagos dream!

A travel blog entry by nadinehanlon

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... my camera!! For anyone that doesn't know, the Galapagos is a group of islands approximately 1000km off the coast of Ecuador that have been formed (and new islands still being formed ) by underwater volcanic eruptions. At present there are somthing like ...

Goodbye Old Friends - Hello New friends, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador travel blog

Goodbye Old Friends - Hello New friends

A travel blog entry by everywhere

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... and her sister Collette  from Montreal, Ashley from New York City and her best friend Crystal, who now lives in Ecuador on a Peace Core assignment, and Roger, an American from Arizona or somewhere else???/Columbia???? Dirk, Ashley, Crystal, ...

First dive in the Galapagos, San Cristobal, Ecuador travel blog

First dive in the Galapagos

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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DOMINIQUE HERE: Day : 332 Temperature : 32 degrees Weather : Sunny and Rainy Galapagos Day 11 was the day that we sussed out all the dive shops and organised some diving for tomorrow, sat on the promenade and wandered around on the beach. On Galapagos ...

And onwards to San Cristobal, San Cristobal, Ecuador travel blog

And onwards to San Cristobal

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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... 15 seconds from spewing my guts up! Lets just say I've had better boat journeys! We finally arrived in one piece in San Cristobal which is remarkably different from Santa Cruz. Although the town is significantly smaller than Puerto Ayora, it has a large ...

What the frig? No frisky Frigates, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador travel blog

What the frig? No frisky Frigates

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... we could contribute but on a significantly discounted basis, no lunch etc. Whilst he hadn't appeared to have left a message with the Hostal San Francisco, we felt obliged to wait at the pier in case he had decided to go however at 09:40 it was clear he ...

Chilling with tunes on the best beach in Ecuador, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador travel blog

Chilling with tunes on the best beach in Ecuador

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... the time we finished it was a quick walk to pick up the bags we left at the agency and got ready for the ferry / speedboat to San Cristobal right out in the east of the Galapagos, and the only other island on the cheap ferry routes. We got on a water taxi ...

Finally finding the sharks... and lots of them, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador travel blog

Finally finding the sharks... and lots of them

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... all the old women, it was quite hilarious really, who said that maturity comes with age. As the boat pulled into the harbour at San Cristobal we collared the guide again to try and get his photos, but he explained he had to shoot off and to meet him at a ...

Galapagos Islands - It's Evolution Baby, San Cristobal, Ecuador travel blog

Galapagos Islands - It's Evolution Baby

A travel blog entry by travellingtans

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Admit it, you fell asleep in science class when they were talking about evolution and how a guy called Darwin put together a theory about evolution. Well, I stayed awake. Ever since, I've wanted to visit this magical land that played such an important ...

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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... at the dock to take a bus and ride for 8 min for a walk and optional swimming activity. We cruised overnight to San Cristobal, and arrived at 6:15am at Leon Dormido at sunrise.   Leon Dormido are two steep rocky islands with seabirds breeding ...

Snorkelling with sharks !!, Glalpagos, Ecuador travel blog

Snorkelling with sharks !!

A travel blog entry by mills01480

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... started the real travelling...Aruba to Bonaire for a few days, another of the ABC islands,  before flying to Quito in Ecuador, 3800mtrs high took some time to aclimatise couldn´t breathe ! some may say that is a good thing.....but when you struggle ...

The Land That Time Forgot Part 4, Isla Sante Fe, The Galapagos Islands, Ecuador travel blog

The Land That Time Forgot Part 4

A travel blog entry by hodge

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A short hike this morning spotting the land iguanas and more sea lions. While arriving on the beech we got close up to a hawk making a meal of a fish. Another highlight of the trip followed. We put on our snorkel gear and jumped into sea lion ...

Española, Galapagos islands, Ecuador travel blog

Española

A travel blog entry by emmaireland

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Today we started the day with a two hour hike across Española´s rocky terrain. Sealion families sprawled sleepily across the paths. I had forgotten that the night before, I had chatted to Karen and Mark, the couple that live in Dublin, about my ...

Vol privé vers San Cristobal, San Cristobal, Ecuador travel blog

Vol privé vers San Cristobal

A travel blog entry by bonheur

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... commence à manquer. Aujourd'hui vendredi (j'écris en retard), c'est le vrai test: nous partons vers une dernière île, San Cristobal, la plus vieille de l'archipel avec celle d'Espanola, avec leurs 3 millions d'années. Le paysage est ...

2 days on the oldest of the Galápagos Islands, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador travel blog

2 days on the oldest of the Galápagos Islands

A travel blog entry by fionamary

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... We left the hotel at 6am and after long bus journey and a 3 hour flight, we arrived at San Cristobal at 11.30am local time (1 hour behind Ecuador). As we were landing, the flight attendants opened the overhead luggage storage and sprayed something on all ...

Une journée à flâner, San Cristobal, Ecuador travel blog

Une journée à flâner

A travel blog entry by bonheur

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San Cristobal est également une île magnifique mais différente des autres. C'est la plus vieille des îles Galapagos après Espanola. 1,3 million d'années, comparativement à Isabela et ses 700 000 bougies.  Derrière le centre d'interprétation, ...

The Enchanted Galapagos Islands, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador travel blog

The Enchanted Galapagos Islands

A travel blog entry by alistravels

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I take a short flight from Quito to the Galapagos Islands which are located 1,000 km (620 miles) off the Pacific coast. This group of 13 major islands is where Charles Darwin conducted his study of evolution by natural selection back in the early 19th ...

Off to a good start!, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador travel blog

Off to a good start!

A travel blog entry by cgavin

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... the Galapagos, mostly in Puerto Auora and Pierto Baquirezo Moreno. Finally today in effort to see more of the Isla San Cristobal countryside, Alana and I optimistically attempted a 26km (round trip) bike ride through the farming town of El Progreso to ...

All I want for Xmas... is a baby sea lion, Galapagos, Ecuador travel blog

All I want for Xmas... is a baby sea lion

A travel blog entry by peterandgillian

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Not sure how this write up is going to do the Galapagos tour justice - this place was probably on the top of both of our 'must see' lists and it didn´t disappoint... We spent 7 nights on a great boat were we managed to forget we were backpackers ...

Il y a toutes sortes de gens, San Cristobal, Ecuador travel blog

Il y a toutes sortes de gens

A travel blog entry by bonheur

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... . Je dois avoir l'air d'une Américaine. Chiâleuse. Et devinez qui nous a rattrapés dans le Centre d'interprétation sur San Cristobal ? Le gars du Nebraska qui n'arrêtait pas de parler quand on s'est rendus au volcan Sierra Negra sur l'île Isabela. ...

Shittest capital city, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador travel blog

Shittest capital city

A travel blog entry by mattyjordan

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We had an overnight navigation to Isla San cristobal and woke up the the view of Cerro Brujo which is a white sand beach with crystal clear water. We started the day with a panga ride to an area known as the cathedral which is basically a shear cliff ...

San Cristobal - Galapagos, San Cristóbal, Ecuador travel blog

San Cristobal - Galapagos

A travel blog entry by steveandjenna

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After a pleasant one and a half hour flight, we found ourselves cruising down onto San Cristobal, Galapagos. The weather was sunny, the air was fresh and we felt like we were on holiday!! As most people do, we have booked a five day cruise to see the ...

Galapagos Day 4 - San Cristobal, San Cristóbal, Ecuador travel blog

Galapagos Day 4 - San Cristobal

A travel blog entry by cookcorn

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Nederlandse versie beneden Day 4: Espanola to San Cristobal (Chatham) Island – Same, same but different Another overnight cruise and more weather – this time only the rolling not the pitching. I was woken up by a cup noisily sliding across ...

Dernière journée dans les îles, San Cristobal, Ecuador travel blog

Dernière journée dans les îles

A travel blog entry by bonheur

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Quelle belle façon de passer notre dernière journée dans les îles. Apnée autour de Leon Dormido. Si vous en fumez du bon et vous regardez de loin la forme de ce rocher, vous comprendrez peut-être pourquoi il est appelé "Le lion qui dort". Faut ...

Day 144: January 6, 2008 Bartolomé to Baquerizo, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador travel blog

Day 144: January 6, 2008 Bartolomé to Baquerizo

A travel blog entry by magellanic

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Day 144: January 6, 2008 Isla Bartolomé to Isla Santa Fe to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Isla San Cristobal We pulled out of Bartolomé around midnight and headed for Isla Santa Fe, arriving around 4:30. I slept solidly until about 2:30 but it was fitful ...

De l'art de tourner en rond, San Cristobal, Ecuador travel blog

De l'art de tourner en rond

A travel blog entry by bonheur

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Hier soir, vendredi, nous avons trouvé une sortie d'un jour en apnée auprès d'une agence dans le village de San Cristobal. Pour trois ? Pas de problème, nous dit le gentil monsieur. Nous faisons énormément confiance à Harry, à l'Ecolodge, alors ...

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

San Cristobal Island, Galapagos

A travel blog entry by sophslife

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... at Harry's hotel Kicker Rock 3 times (twice in one day & then another day) lots of other snorkels tortoise center on San Cristobal walked trails the cool tree house hiked to the top of the old volcano that created the island bike ride, ice cream and ...

The Seaman Family - a week on Galapagos, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador travel blog

The Seaman Family - a week on Galapagos

A travel blog entry by ellie.willitts

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... wasn't I could go and watch the cute sea lion babies waddling around all day! The final day we were dropped on the island of San Cristobal which has the capital of the islands, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno. We went to visit Pepe - the second most famous giant ...

Galapagos Islands, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador travel blog

Galapagos Islands

A travel blog entry by fia_andreen

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... Bus from the airport - ferry to Santa Cruz Island - Bus to the other side of Santa Cruz - Small fishing boat for 3 hours to San Cristobal Island and then taxi/pick up truck for another hour to the reserve. It is pretty ugly here...   For some ...

The Galapagos. Bucket list, Check!, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador travel blog

The Galapagos. Bucket list, Check!

A travel blog entry by themooners

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... fun! We arrived to an early lunch and an empty boat. All of the guests were out site seeing so Leonidas took us around San Cristobal and the nature conservatory so we could get our first taste of the islands and their place in history. There was a lot ...

Nowt much..., Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador travel blog

Nowt much...

A travel blog entry by matt72

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Still in the Galapagos. Leave tomorrow. Oh well. Back to ...

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