How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
TripAdvisor Reviews Pimampiro Hosteria Galapagos Islands
Travel Blogs from Galapagos Islands
... a giant tortoise. We later found out this was apparently where Darwin landed, hence the statue. Due to the incessant misty rain, we decided to head into town and find an internet cafe. The Lonely Planet guide pointed us in the direction of a cafe that opened at 11am. With time to kill, we checked out the town. What we found made Puerto Ayora look like a metropolis. It could be because it was early on a Sunday, but not much was open. The rest was a ...
... had witnessed the variety of finches and seen how every species is specialized.
The archipelago is truly a world apart, sitting in an area right on the equator 600 miles off from the coast of Ecuador where the lack of winds are referred to as the "doldrums." Now it seems like we are traveling through time, seeing life at its beginnings, and the paradise this earth can be when there is if no human or other predatory involvement. ...
We take our zodiacs along the coast this morning, nosing into caves and motoring through giant arches with views of Kicker Rock in the background. Those who wish get in for a quick snorkel, and then we all go to a beautiful beach where the water is delightful and the tide pools are teeming with life. Dramatic Kicker Rock is the backdrop.
After lunch we pull up anchor and cruise a couple of times ...
... were sprawled across the benches that are meant for people. We then came back on board for dinner. After that I sorted pictures for a bit and then as I went to go grab a cup of tea, I discovered my roommate and some of the crew sitting at the back of the ship. Her and I then spent the next few hours there using our little Spanish and their limited English to communicate. It was so much fun and a great way to learn a new ...
... Australia and London to catch up with our contiki pals and have them show us their towns. Atlanta isn't that exciting for tourists outside of the aquarium and coke museum so we told them we'll meet them anywhere else in the U.S.
There were way too many photos to upload everything to this blog so click here for a link to our photos & videos - we are still working on the video editing so more will pop up periodically.