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... short boat trip to the airport for our flight to Guayaquil. Arriving mid-afternoon
we caught a taxi to our hostel with this weird name: Re Bed and Breakfast. The
hostel is in an apartment block just on the third floor and we struggled a bit
to find it. We have a nice large room and the hosts speak very good English and
are very helpful. After changing into cooler clothing as ...
... they call him Super Diego! After lunch we headed down to the dock for a short boat taxi ride to La Grieta. This is another lava tube but it is flooded and leads through crevices into the sea. We had hired snorkel gear near the dock and the water temperature here all year round is around 22 degrees. We snorkelled along the channel and back for about an hour and saw a great many large ...
After our breakfast at the Volcano Hotel we were taken by
our guide for our first included tour to the Sierra Negra volcano crater. The
weather inland was misty rain and low clouds and the walking track was thick red
volcanic mud. We walked for over an hour and a half and checked out a few
viewing points but couldn’t see a thing over the edge of the crater. We headed
We had arranged a pickup from the hotel to the airport at
4:15am for our 7:10 flight to Galapagos. The airport is a long way from the
city centre and even with no traffic took over an hour. Getting onto a flight
to Galapagos is pretty complicated. Firstly we had to queue to pay the airport
tax of $10, then go through a plant quarantine X ray machine where they said
our mandarins and apples were ok ...
... to that), that owns this little place, cant speek a word of English. Without much Spanish I tried to tell her what i was after. She didnt have any contact cleaner which isnt too supprising for a hotel but what she did have was some rubbing alcohol from a first aid kit. Score, that will do to eat away corrosion. I cleaned it up and tested it. Hooray! It works again. The to put it back together. I got it apart ok but my pocket knife wasnt doing the trick getting it ...