--- Menu --- Blog Traveler Blogs News Travel Tips Responsible Travel Our Office Author Charles Anderson Today was tortoise day! In the morning, we had a chance to see Giant Tortoises in the wild and in the afternoon we visited the Darwin Research station to view the captive breeding program.
We … Author Elizabeth Conway Traveler, DeAnn Phillips, captures a picture of Lonesome George at the Charles Darwin Research Station Last week came news from the Galapagos National Park that Lonesome George -- the last Pinta … Author Charles Anderson That night, we did not have to sail and slept much better anchored in a bay off of Pinnacle Rock on Bartolome. This is a beautiful location and was used in the movie "Master and Commander". … Author Charles Anderson In the morning, we made a wet landing on a black sand beach and went for a walk along a trail while we were told the story about the previous settlers on the island who operated a salt mine. … Author Charles Anderson In the morning, we made a dry landing on Fernandina and began a two hour hike. As if on cue, a large Marine Iguana stood posing for at the start of the hike. He stood like a statue as our guide, … Author Charles Anderson Genovesa is one of the northern most islands and consists of two parts. The first part is essentially a large caldera approximately 1 1/2 miles in diameter. The outer wall has collapsed, allowing sea … Author Charles Anderson After a nice breakfast in the hotel, our Adventure Life driver picked us up at the Hotel Eugenia and drove us to the airport. I can't complement Adventure Life enough regarding the transportation to … Author Charles Anderson After months of planning, we were finally underway! However, the first day was somewhat strange. Hopefully, this was not an omen for things to come! We arrived for our 730AM flight out of LAX. For … Author Jason Elliott We left Quito the next day, made it to Miami, and made our connection home with no problems.
We spent most of the time talking about our trip and wondering what the next trip would hold. … Author Elizabeth Conway The locals eagerly await Neil Armstrong's arrival
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the first moon landing, and Neil Armstrong's curiosity and sense of adventure is now taking him to … Author Jason Elliott Our final day in the Galapagos was all about getting ready to go back to Quito. We took a final walk along the promenade, said goodbye to the sea lions and started to look forward to getting back to … Author Jason Elliott Day two of the Elliott Boy’s Great Marlin Hunt 2009 didn’t go as well. I’m just going to say it, we didn’t catch a thing. Not a thing.
Let me try to explain a day of deep … Author Jason Elliott Today was day one of our fishing adventure. We woke up, put on our trusty anti-sea-sick ear patches and left for the pier.
We met Ronnie at the boat dock, took a fun bay taxi (bay taxis are the … Author Laura Lovato Back to Charlotte today; all four of us were sad to leave! After our last costa rican breakfast -- seriously I'll have to make rice, beans and fried eggs at home -- the hotel arranged a taxi minivan … Author Jason Elliott Today we wake up in our tree fort, take a tour of the grounds, and take a water taxi to hell (I mean back to San Cristobal) where we prepare to go fishing.
As I mentioned, we’re off the … Author Laura Lovato Time to leave Selva Bananito ... but first, one more adventure we hadn't planned on! The kitchen woke up early for us to lay out some fruit, bread and cereal. Very nice of them. We'd asked for a … Author Jason Elliott Today is our last day with Filipe. We left Isabel for the highlands of Santa Cruz, the third, and final island of our Galapagos archipelago trip. Well actually, we technically see the Island of …