Hotel Tortuga Bay
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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0700 wake up with disembarkment at 0800 for our final day amongst the captivating islands. Last Island the volcanic Isle of Floreana. We explored the north shore by foot, with a short walk to the historic barrel where postcards are traditionally left for guests from other vessels to hand-deliver to their destinations. Near post office bay we had a panga ride to explore the shore along ...
... We stopped for lunch and then boarded the boat for the next stretch to Isabella. Day 4. Isabella is a very sleepy town, filled with Galapagos treasures. We met giant tortoises for the first time. We saw Galapagos penguins. Pelicans were everywhere, as were sea lions and Marine iguanas (so prevalent, and without predator, we had to avoid stepping on them!). We snorkelled with penguins; playing with them under water, chasing them through lava tunnels and across coral reefs. We explored ...
... deal. There was even a sea lion laying right underneath the guys weighing out and preparing the fish. I love how people and nature coexist here. I have a great picture of a fisherman holding up his huge fish and there's the sea lion laying at his feet. Tonight we had the farewell toast and listened to Alfredo play the piano. We were up late packing...surprise surprise. Another wonderful day and so sad to be leaving such a majestic ...
... Lava Tunnels. These were created thousands of years ago by the flow of lava. We were dropped off one side with a torch and told to just follow the tunnel to the other side. As we dis so, the tunnel got smaller and smaller until we were crawling under and around rocks. It was a fantastic experience that was a little eerie at times, as Jen and I were the only ones in the entire tunnel. From there we were given gumboots and went looking for giant tortoises in El Chato reserve. ...
... of us left the boat this morning. Others will be staying on for a few more days, and others for another week. We had docked overnight in the bay of Santa Cruz and this morning we visited the Tortoise Breeding centre there. Then off to the airport on Baltra for our return flight to Quito via Guayaquil. To be honest neither of us will make good sailors. Three nights onboard was enough for us - we never quite found our sea ...
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