Royal Palm Resort Hotel
- Shuttle bus service
- Non-smoking hotel
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Outdoor pool
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... tank hit the Japanese girl in the head. At the time I thought she'd hit her head on the boat. I didn't realise until the instructor told me at the end it was me. I didn't hear the end of it. Visibility wasn't great, worse than yesterday. Plus the current was strong, not dived in those conditions before. We descended but half group missing so for about 5 minutes we had to fight the current waiting for guide to find the others. Then we spent most of dive clinging to ...
... a base for the Pacific war and this small island lies off the coast of the second largest inhabited island of the Galapagos - Santa Cruz. In all there are 14 'proper' islands in the Galapagos and a much larger number of rocky outcrops; only 4 islands are permanently populated. Once all the passengers for the Monserrat were assembled we went across the narrow channel to Santa Cruz in a wooden boat that acts as public transport and from there by bus to our hotel on the ...
After breakfast at our beautiful hotel, we head out to explore our second and last day on Isabela. We had a tour lined up for Las Tintoreras islet, which is named for a white-tipped reef shark. Before we stopped at the little island, we went into a little cove nearby to do some snorkeling. The water was surprisingly choppy, but it was clear and easy to see everything. I quickly learned that I'm slightly inept in flippers, but it was fun regardless. We ...
... short hike to the worlds second largest crater. We arrived just as the clouds started rolling in and filling the crater. Apparently despite the severely overcast sky and sporadic drizzle, the weather her was 'great.' Our Guide hadn't seen the crater for four months due to cloud cover. Lunch was back on the boat where we had an amazing local specialty of ceviche... Fish and prawn pieces cooked in lemon with red onions. Yum! We then visited a Giant Land Tortoise breeding centre where ...
... days were jammed packed with activities, the evening were quite mellow. After dinner, we would head to the sky deck to star gaze and share travel stories. All though we are all from different countries, we did seem to have plenty in common, including rocking out to 90's tunes!
We enjoyed one last hike this morning before heading back to the Balta airport for the journey back to reality. The Galapagos ...