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Galapagos by land!

Never a dull moment in the Galapagos, when I wasn't having my picture taken with a giant tortoise of sea lion, I was snorkeling, kayaking, hiking, biking or horseback riding through the remarkable landscape. An excellent Galapagos adventure!

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The snorkel man will get you!
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Monika Sundem
This morning we wake very early to go to Mindo, a cloudforest area about 2 hours North and West of Quito. En route on the windy mountain road we stop for breakfast at a small restaurant with …
Arent we cute?
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Monika Sundem
This morning we wake and have a leisurely breakfast before heading to take the water taxi back to the main dock. From here we drive an hour on a bus to the other side of the island, then a quick …
Taking in a Galapagos sunset
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Monika Sundem
This morning I wake up feeling like death warmed over. My stomach is tied into knots and I do not feel as though I can leave the bathroom for more than 10 minutes. We have an early rise in order to …
rainbow kayaking at sunset
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Monika Sundem
This morning we woke to the sound of waves breaking and heading to breakfast! After this we piled in to our bus for our horseback riding and hiking adventure. Little did I know there would be some …
Frolicking with the sea lions underwater
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Monika Sundem
Early this morning we wake for our last breakfast on San Cristobal, then drive the 10- min to the airport. We check in and after finding out we were 100 pounds overweight with our luggage, we all go …
Sea Turtle! He ran away
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Monika Sundem
This morning we wake early for breakfast and then gear up for a day on the ocean. We take off in the small boat and head first for Leon Dormido (or kicker Rock). Here we get out of the boat and begin …
Kayaking around San Cristobal
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Monika Sundem
This morning we woke to have breakfast - scrambled eggs and toast with guava jam, which was very good and then prepared for our hike in the morning. We headed first for the highlands - past the …
The booby on the side of the bus!
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Monika Sundem
We wake this morning later than originally planned 0 having been informed the night before that our flight to Galapagos was pushed back 2 hours. We head to the airport and meet our guide, Alfredo. he …
Our new friend
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Monika Sundem
I was already in Quito for a travel show, so this was a fairly laid back day. We picked up my husband from the airport late at night and then rested up for the next day!

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