Mainao Hotel

Calle Matazarnos e Indefatigable, Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands, EC00000, Ecuador | 3 star inn
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Travel Blogs from Puerto Ayora

Snorkelling in the Galápagos Islands!

A travel blog entry by kate.anthonisz


... boat. When we got to the proper boat, the captain told us it would take 45 minutes to get to the island Santa Fe. So, our journey began. What they didn't tell us was that it was rough seas. Almost chucking our guts up quite a few times, we were wondering what Galápagos had done to us and if it was actually all worth it. An elderly couple across from us were in the midst of a quiet but deadly domestic as the wife gripped onto the table so hard her fingers were white ...


A travel blog entry by fionamary


... us is normal for this area at this time of year. It only lasted about an hour. In the afternoon we went to Primicias Ranch nature reserve to see the majestic Galápagos tortoises! It was amazing! We saw many more than I thought we would, we drove past 3 just on our way there. The first ones we saw at the ranch were in the water with their little heads just poking up above the water. Then we were fortunate enough to get ...

Galavanting around the Galapagos

A travel blog entry by kiri-ana

... unfortunately I didn't get to take it as I would have had to wait for him to return from Guayaquil and I couldn't wait). He also offered me the opportunity to get my commercial pilots license at his pilot school in one year and for a significantly lower price than it costs in Australia, so maybe I'll take him up on that offer one day, and then I could be earning my living flying over the incredible Galapagos everyday, and soaking in its wonders on my days off.....ahh to ...

Galápagos - Day 1

A travel blog entry by blake.tom


... cooled more quickly than the contents in the interior of the flowing mass, so the outer surface *************er. The inner part continued to flow as it was now protected, until it emptied itself onto the earth leaving a hollow tube behind. The Galápagos Islands were thought to have been created around 4 million years ago and these tubes were formed in the proceeding eruptions. Due to their age erosion and platonic movements have taken their course and these lava ...

Where there is love, there is life. Gandhi

A travel blog entry by mykayakprada


Well it was quite the day. A dry landing early in the am, snorkelling for the first time, and then to finish with South Plazas. My camera died for the majority of this island but I think it might be my favourite one so far. The sea lion sweat and oil made the rocks of this island look like marble. It was incredible to feel it and see it. (Although apparently their poo also helps smooth the rocks so I had a good shower afterwards!). We had our first 1 minute of silence today. ...

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