Red Mangrove Isabela Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
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... was snorkeling behind them. He was there over half an hour and the tide had come up a lot by the time he came back across so had to cross in a lot more water, with the camera carried above his head.! We were pretty cold after Ryan got back to our bags so we went and warmed up on the beach with our Dutch friends. By this stage the tide kept coming up really fast so we had to keep moving back and back before we had ...
... appeared. It swam underneath and past me in touching distance and I watched in disbelief as its full-length, head, gills and a white tipped fin and eventually a tail just passed underneath me. WOW. Could not get the camera to work at that moment. These sharks are (apparently) not dangerous and can be only two feet long, but this one was much bigger.
It was then that I heard the French at the entrance to a submerged cave with JT, who was taking ...
... traveling together. Harry and John met while traveling on their own, and have been traveling together for a few weeks now. That’s such a cool thing about traveling on your own, all the people you meet on the way. They are really nice guys, so I ended up hanging out with them for the night as well.
I am in a different hostel from them, but we met up in the town center for dinner, and ...
... sombrero chino) where we went snorkelling first to take advantage of the early afternoon sun. And by now the weather had cleared up. John had told us that this spot would potentially allow us to swim with penguins, however, we ended up only seeing a single one standing on the cliffs not really moving. But it was enough to learn that the Galápagos penguin is the second smallest penguin in the world.
Then we went back to snorkelling and saw plenty. White tipped reef sharks, ...
... in the dock that were happily playing with those who ventured into the water.
Back on boat, there was slices of pizza and fresh fruit juice waiting for us, to see us through until dinner. The crew took our muddy shoes away for cleaning and then drying in the engine room.
After dinner, everyone decided to go early to bed, the boat is going to set sail at 1am to Floreana so it's best to get a few hours sleep before, in case it's ...