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Carrera 25 entre Pasaje Acueducto y Calle 11 Barrio Obrero, San Cristobal, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador | Lodge
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My own personal Jacob!

A travel blog entry by annahildreth on Jul 05, 2014

Think warm blooded werewolf versus cold blooded vampire and if you don't know what I'm referring to then you clearly haven't read the Twighlight saga! After 2 hours of snorkeling in the Pacific Ocean I was unbearably and predictably cold but rescued by my very own Jacob; a guide with a devinely warm and muscular body! He offered his body heat to me …

Swimming with sharks

A travel blog entry by annahildreth on Jul 05, 2014

Snorkelling at Kicker Rock on the Leon Dormido day trip and I was less than 2 metres away from blacktip and Galapagos sharks prowling the waters below. These creatures are sexy. They're like sleek sports cars effortlessly gliding to where they want to go, owning the road and demanding respect. The blacktips of their fins and tail just add to their classy glamour.

A geologist in the making

A travel blog entry by annahildreth

The Galapagos islands are an archipelago or a group of islands on and either side of the equator. They are volcanic islands caused by the movement of the Earth's crust or Plate Tetonics. The Earth's crust is made up of plates which move in different ways forming mountains some of which are volcanic depending on the type of ...

2 days on the oldest of the Galápagos Islands

A travel blog entry by fionamary


... were looking. There were a couple of sea lions here too. They move about so clumsily on land but as soon as they get in the water they glide so gracefully and with such speed! We only stayed there for about 20 minutes because I was being pestered by horse flies and they have a nasty bite. Our final stop was a Ceibo tree with a house built 40m up in the tree - it was fabulous! There was also a room built down in the roots! At the end of our tour we ...

I Am The Lizard King. I Can Do Anything.

A travel blog entry by zookeeperjosh


... and the occasional human swimmer/snorkeler. The females either lay out in the sand, or on the rocks, and several of them were nursing their offspring as well. The babies would go out, play hard, and come back to feed and relax with mom. The males, of which we saw two, briefly competed for territory, and then the loser retreated to safe distance after realizing this particular harem wasn’t his. I hope you didn’t envision this scenery without Sally ...


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