Hotel Tortuga Bay
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... fine! Espanola or as we like to call it "Hood "- the Southernmost of the archipelago -- which is why it was a bit rough sailing. This is the only island where the marine iguanas have the red dots/patches/ blotches!! Also saw plenty of albatross with their babies as well as the famous blue footed boobie- with eggs and babies ! We clambered across rocks to reach the blowhole, which shot water 20 mts in the air! Plenty of other birds too numerous to mention( because I ...
It was another semi early start to the day as the captain had started cruising from the San Cristobal harbour and at 7am we all gathered on the sky deck to pass by Kicker Rock which looks like a big boot or in fact a massive rock formation in the middle of the ocean. Thankfully and gratefully we enjoyed in conjunction with our morning wake up call a mug of tea and coffee.
From the boat Kicker Rock towers over you and part of the rock is a sheer 152 ...
... with the boats. On adjacent rocks sit a blue fitted boobie and a penguin and we can get quite close in the kayaks, we see iguanas, crabs, pelicans and other birds. Carlos was hoping that we would see a lot of penguins but we have all enjoyed the kayaking so much that we don't mind not seeing too many animals. We take a little walkway along a wooden path across the water and under trees and branches to a natural swimming pool. There's are two sea lions asleep on ...
Cuando el mar está agitado odio este barco en el que estamos viajando de una isla a otra. Lo elegimos pq solo hay espacio para 10 pasajeros, que es muy bueno (ya se siente un espíritu de grupo muy bonito) pero el tamaño pequeño hace que la ola más pequeña lo sacude como si fuese una pelota de pin-pon. Además me he golpeado ya mil veces la cabeza... creo que al final de esta semana estaré bien tonto (más todavía? xD) con el coco averiado...
Estuvimos bien felices al poder ...
... water and sealions everywhere. That evening we watched the BBC David Attenborough Galapagos DVD and I really recommend watching if you are interested to visit the islands. One thing that's great about the itinerary is that although it is early mornings with breakfast at 6.30 or 7am, there is time to relax in the afternoons. One day I didn't want to go snorkeling in the afternoon so I read my book (Great Expectations) while Del went to look for hammerhead ...
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