Travel Blogs from Puerto Ayora
... are not always in sight, they can be heard across the entire crater. I can now imagine how Darwin must have felt as he walked across these pristine landscapes and made observations on many different types of creatures. Many of these organisms are still to this day unafraid of humans which leaves them vulnerable to exploitation.
Charles Darwin was first a student of medicine at Edinburgh University and later studied to become a clergyman ...
... that the pirates used to hide and control the island. In the same area a group of Germans were mysteriously killed in the early 1900's.
Snorkeling was also very interesting. The coiffed coast was lined with schools of fish, like large sheep heads and butterfly fish. We also swam with a small flock of penguins. The cool water was clear and deep, and hundreds of stingrays surrounded the boat from below.
The last entry was written by Leslie ...
... We are trying to baptise Wayne into our select club.
The Pointy End very soon became the name for the bows during the following week, the Blunt End, being the stern
And so to bed, we are moving to Floreana overnight and then the real adventures begin.?
... 8217;s a winner! MANCORA We leave Trujillo, having spent 2 weeks there. We settled in quickly and we’re sad to leave. We take a night bus, our first one on this trip, and we’ve had to settle for a normal bus. The bus leaves at 7pm and there are TV showing a very violent and gory film. The kids can’t keep their eyes off of the screen despite our warnings. I get the ipads out and let them play instead. I wouldn’t do this normally as we have to be careful ...
... It's a set menu; you eat what the mum has made on the day... We all returned to our hotels to get changed and then met up again at a hotel bar across the road from the restaurant. It was a surf school/hangout and the average age of the guests at the bar was about 20 - yikes, didn't we feel old drinking our margaritas?! Despite rave reviews, we thought the meal nice, but not spectacular. Bronte, however, loved the brownie and Oreo ice-cream for dessert!
Day 7: We ...
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking