Royal Palm Resort Hotel

Via Baltra Km 18, Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands, Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Santa Cruz

Galavanting around the Galapagos

A travel blog entry by kiri-ana

... it over email and paying with PayPal - yes this did seem a bit strange, but for a tiny airline in a place like the Galapagos, it was entirely possible that it was a legitimate way to do things, and I figured that at least it was with PayPal, so at worst my payment would be protected through them.

As it turned out, it was not a completely legitimate way of doing things, and when I showed up at the airport with a confirmation number from the other airline ...

Highlands

A travel blog entry by coppercord

5

... of the family is reintroducing endemic and native plants with part of the land and has a coffee plantation to generate income on another part of the land. In this area, giant tortoises roam, so while it is a farm, there are no fences and tourists are allowed to visit to try to spot tortoises. We saw several tortoises. They are giant. Although they do not move quickly, they do walk around and climb rocks, etc. ...

Galápagos - Day 8/9

A travel blog entry by blake.tom

... seven other guests were staying the following night in Puerto Ayora.

Chris and Sian had already booked a place while the rest of us went on a search for a cheap hostel which we soon found for $10 a night. It was still only 10.30am but we decided to go to lunch and then found the beach at Tortuga Bay. It was a tortuous 45 minute walk in the heat but once there it was calm and the waters clear. There were ...

The Galápagos Affaire - A Short Play

A travel blog entry by tomandlotus

32

... so have you been to Macchu. Picchu? YOUNG ECUADORIAN COUPLE, EMILIA Y GUSTAVO: Come se dice...it's not a priorly for us... LOTUS AND TOM (trying to understand but very perplexed) ah...ok That night, skipping the briefing, three young couples, watch the below chase in the dead of night. FLYING FISH: catch me if you can sea lion....not only do I swim well but I can also fly! SEA LION...You may be fast and can fly but you don't see too well and you haven't spotted that giant boat ...

Galápagos - Day 3

A travel blog entry by blake.tom

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... the rainfall so scarce that there is almost no organic material, save for a few lava cactuses and carpetweed plants. We follow the flow round and can now see the contrast of the newer black tongues of lava that flowed around the hills created by a far older eruption where the soil has oxidised to a rich rust colour.

We end up back where we started and go for a swim and snorkel in the water. The sea here is incredibly clear and we are ...

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This hotel is located on Via Baltra Km 18, Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands, Santa Cruz.
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