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Quito and Galapagos Trip

What a trip! I'll let the pictures speak for themselves - there's probably no need for descriptions, but I'll give it a shot. Can't wait to go back to see some of the other islands that we weren't able to visit this time.

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Straddling the equator.  Left foot south!
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John Keller
Wow. Don't even hesitate. Who know how much longer this place will remain as it is now? Don't take the chance of missing it. I will absolutely return to see some of the islands I wasn't able to …
Mitad del Mundo - the Equator!
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John Keller
Tired, happy, and almost out of memory space on my camera cards, it was time to reconcile ourselves with the need to go back home. One more night in Quito and another meal at the tremedous …
Quito
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John Keller
With all the talk of wildlife, it's easy to forget about the wonderful scenery and the tranquility of the bays where we anchored. Pastel colors and beautiful sunsets never grew tiresome. We were …
Police in Quito
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John Keller
Again, not remembering which creature went with which island is a bit frustrating as I write this, but I just happened to remember the nesting boobies, and how they simply stood in the path …
Quito
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John Keller
A couple of the passengers got a little bit seasick on a rough sea, but they didn't take their meds. I had no problems at all. Advice: take the pills ... they work. Full disclosure: I also used the …
The streets of Quito
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John Keller
I only wish I had taken better notes of what we saw on each island, so that I could remember which bird went with which area, since many of the species on the islands are endemic. I'll have to trust …
Angel sculpture
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John Keller
... with lost luggage. My bag ended up temporarily "missing", but was recovered by an unbelievably patient and hard-working crew. How do you guys find these people? Ended up the pre-voyage …
Easier to get in than out!
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John Keller
Had a nice time here - great food, friendly people, and a really fun side trip to the equator. Go check it out, and take a picture with one foot on each side of the equator!! Even though it may …
An engaged blue-footed boobie
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John Keller
As in my other trip with Adventure Life, the company did a great job of getting us safely to our hotel, which was right near a bustling intersection of pubs and restaurants. A perfect way to start …

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