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Travel Blogs from Santa Cruz
So begins the adventure on a scattered chain of erupted islands in the middle of the ocean.... We exited the plane to a lonely runway with only a lava lizard and a few lucky travelers making their way back home to greet us.
The turquoise water shimmered as we crossed on the ferry to Santa Cruz Island from Baltra. It looked so refreshing after …
This incredible place leaves you awestruck. No where else in the world do you feel so connected to Mother Nature. An amazing journey to unspoiled lands.
... beating down and the only break to silence was the ripple of a sea turtle. An idyllic way to conclude our activities on Santa Cruz.
Back on board most of the group enjoyed a beer on the sky deck as we watched the sun set and the flock of frigate birds patrol over the ship. After sunset we all enjoyed another delicious dinner as we started to cruise the short distance around to the small islands of South and North Plaza.
August 10th - James Island - Sullivan Bay, Isla Bartolomé
The first tour this day led us to a big lava field, where 140 years ago the lava flew directly into the sea and immediately solidified. For this reason the lava had a very black colour. A red lava mountain was next to the black field. The colour of this lava is different because of its age. The lava is more than ...
Got up about 7.3 0 and spent a few hours catching up on the internet and submitting my insurance claim for the Gopro. Dropped a load of laundry off and had a really nice croissant with veg filling and a pineapple smoothie. Met up with Betsy and her friend Johanna about 12.30; they had a bite to eat and we eventually agreed to spend a couple of hours at Tortugo Bay. It was soo nice just chilling on the ...