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THE Galapagos Islands!!!!

A travel blog entry by emma2s-america


Finally a blog entry about the Galapagos Islands! The last 5 days we have been too busy enjoying the beautiful Galapagos Islands that we didn't have time to write a blog about this amazing and unique place in the world.

We flew out to Baltra which is the airport for the main Island Santa Cruz on Monday morning. We had a hotel booked for …

Santa Cruz: Highland

A travel blog entry by jeanderudder



The highland was the last excursion from our 8 days cruise.You can see here turtoise turtles in their natural habitat.
I didn't found this excursion necesary after having visited the Darwin center and therefore would not recommend it. Turtles are not moving here and because they are not used to humans they hide when you get too …

Another Planet

A travel blog entry by ashifreeshma


On April 10th, 2007 we headed off the South American continent across land's edge, and after flying 1000 kms westward off the Ecuadorian coast, over the Pacific Ocean, we spotted the famed volcanic islands known as the GALAPAGOS. Peering through the tiny portal in our airliner, we couldn't help but think that we were cruising over some extra- …

Galavanting around the Galapagos

A travel blog entry by kiri-ana

... would have taken a whole day in 2 bumpy boat rides (total $60-70), since you cant go direct to San Cristobal and instead have to go back via Santa Cruz. Instead of this, I decided to take an inter-island 6-seater flight, which thanks to the introduction of a second airline 2 months ago, now only costs $80 and at 45mins is a much more reasonable option than flying. Unfortunately, I had some mix-ups booking my flight online with Emetebe (one of the airlines), and I ended ...


A travel blog entry by coppercord


We got up early and walked to the Darwin Research Center to see the world waking up. We saw many of the common animals of the area and watched Mockingbirds snatch moths out bushes.

After breakfast, we visited the Highlands with our guide Daniella. Our first stop was to hike around two large craters, Los Gemelos, created by gas bubbles that burst a long, long time ago. Then we went to a family farm where ...


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