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- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Outdoor pool
- High-speed internet in room
- Swimming pool
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Our first full day of touring was an adventure to Sierra Negra, the island's largest and still active volcano. Our tour was set-up so that we had the freedom to do what we wanted in the evenings and would have local tours organized during the day. The best part was that you weren't with a set-up group of people the entire trip, though you'd run …
After one day in Quito, we are excited to head the place we flew all the way down here for--Galapagos! Unfortunately, there were no direct flights, so we had a layover in Guayaquil, which was interesting. Once the rest of the plane boards, they do a spray down with insecticides or something? Hopefully there will be no lingering effects from …
... I counted more than a dozen and then lost count. I videod about 10. Fredrik took one video where there were seven of them in it - and it was a short video! Some were small, others huge. It was amazing to see how the crashing waves threw them around too. Jude also had a penguin swim in front of her and Helen (UK), which was pretty exciting for them.
Once back on the boat it was time to change for our land excursion to a pahoehoe (sp?) lava field, which was incredibly rugged ...
... video of a sea turtle swimming is pretty underwhelming in terms of action and interest level. There were also lots of marine iguanas swimming with us, looking like prehistoric lizards.
In the afternoon, we had to cancel our snorkeling because it was too windy and the water too rough. Instead we went for a longer walk on the far (west) side of Isabella Island, at Urina Bay. Isabella is the largest island in the archipelago, ...
During the evening we repositioned to Espinoza Point on Fernandina Island, the newest island in the Galapagos. It is only a three hour journey so we got there before bedtime and had sleep uninterrupted by engine noise and anchor chains. Blissful. Unfortunately Phyllis had a bit of a medical relapse and decided to sit out the morning activities, which turned out to be very unfortunate as we had two great activities.