Royal Palm Resort Hotel
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Based on advice from Jorge, we took a day tour to Pinzon, a small uninhabited island to the west of Santa Cruz, for some snorkelling and a stop over at a secluded a beach. I was particularly looking forward to some snorkelling to see the marine life which Galapagos had to offer. We were joined by a Spanish family at 8 as we embarked from Santa Cruz.
We were offered to sit up beside the captain within 10 minutes of sailing and Claire immediately ...
... We were driven to a beautiful beach with fine white sands and plenty of resting sea lions. My snorkel leaked so I didn't spend much time out there since I don't particularly like the taste of salt water. There also wasn't anything to see. Angel had already told us this. The water here is actually quite cold. About 20-22 degrees Celsius. We have wet suits that we brought with us and they're adequate. Canadians are more familiar with colder water. It would probably be ...
... of all sizes and massive tambalero puffer fish frequently floated past. Elated from some great underwater exploration we returned to Puerto Ayora, where we bumped into Arnaud and Fabian who shared a few beers with us and we agreed to meet at the airport as they were flying out on the same day.
Our final day in the archipelago involved a long water taxi ride over a sea of gargantuan waves from Puerto Ayora to the port of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno on Isla San Cristobal. From ...
... at 6:30am. I was hoping that the earlier I could let Harry know that I couldn’t dive the better. It didn’t really matter though. He didn’t know anyone that could fill my place, so the best he could offer me was $75 of my money back, which means that I still lost $93. On top of me being up all night sick, I also paid $93, AND I didn’t get to dive. This was not a good day.
I went back to the hostel ...
... to the fish market and then to the Darwin Centre. Gundi’s advice was again spot on as the fish market was a hive of activity (animal activity). By many standards this was a small fish market with the fishing boats moored alongside the quay and four fisherman gutting their catches under a large permanent market roof. On one side was a local restaurant serving fresh fried fish, rice and friend banana. On the other side was the gutting. Here amongst the ...