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The wet season has arrived, so it is time to go. The locals have suggested that this is an unusual rainy season. What we have had is, cloud in the morning, hot and more humid than a Montreal heat wave by 11:00 am , and cloud at night. Usually the cloud obstructs only the stars but last night, even the new moon was not visible. …
Guayaquil is a hot steaming port city. It is best to move around in the morning or just before evening. We got up early, had a super breakfast buffet, and walked around town and their malecon (boardwalk). It is brand new!
It is the wet season here, although there is very little wet to speak of, only heat and humidity. When you …
We are on our way back to Guayaquil through the Andes again. The views are spectacular with mountains all around you, and clouds. These are dangerous clouds that you can't see through. The bus slows at each hairpin turn.
Pow! Sounds like we just had a blowout on the right tire. We hobble along until the driver finds a …
The breakfast bell rang at 6 00 am. By 7 15 we were at the Santa Cruz Darwin research station, a tortoise breeding site. Then yet another bus to Puerto Ayora, the largest town in the Galapagos. Vacant cabins on the boats and tours are sold here, and the streets are full of young backpackers from around the world.
Later we arrive at the …
... and were whisked off to our hotel for a nights rest. We stayed in the luxurious Belmond Miraflores Park Hotel in Miraflores, the wealthy – maybe extremely wealthy – part of town. It was a 45 minute drive to the hotel, in the dark, so we really saw little of the place, nor did we have much time to enjoy this luxury accommodation. We had eaten on the plane – a fairly decent meal – so were not hungry. But as we were on the ...