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Only day three - hard to believe only 3 days, we have done and seen so much! The schedule has been both energetic and relaxing. The walking breathtaking in terms of the sights and the animal life, as well as in the knowledge of our guide, Darwin. Yes, his real name! With a name like that you'd have to grow up with a love of nature science! Then relaxing on the boat as we 'navigate' to the next ...
... while Fred 'held the fort'. We then got clean and headed to our nearby coffee shop to grab some lunch and watch the first half of the final. We then went off on our tour. We were with an American couple and an old Dutch couple and our guide was pretty funny. We saw some sea lions and unfortunately couldn't see much through our glass bottomed boat. We then headed to a cove and walked a fairly secluded but ...
... a beach round the corner via a lot.of iguanas and crabs that were very protective over their little holes that they popped in and out of. Oh and some nasty ass horse flies... but the beach we reach had water as calm as a small lake and plenty of mangroves to escape the sun under. The whole time we could watch a pelican dive bombing the water catching some lunch but didn't manage to get him on film as we were mostly in the ...
... having survived long, time consuming, South American queues. These guys are DIFFERENT!
Much of Friday was spent filling time around Puerto Ayora although we did spend a couple of hours touring the Darwin tortoise breeding establishment. Unfortunately we were not to see tortoises in the wild. It seems that too many humans have put these creatures at risk of extinction. Having said this the breeding program is viewed with high optimism.
... detailing this. Because there are so many sea lions, there was no rescue centre we could contact to take care of him. We had to walk away and leave him to his fate. I shed a few tears quietly as we left the beach.
The next day was the day I had been waiting for all trip: scuba diving at Kicker Rock. The rocky outcrop is also known as Leon Dormido or sleeping lion due to its characteristic shape. My dive buddies were the ever awesome and adventurous Kim, and two other ...