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Galoping Galapagos

Another chapter in what I like to call the Adventures of Fodder and Son. My 9 year-old boy and I are traveling to the Galapagos Islands to swim with the fishes in a non-mafia hit kind of way.

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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. …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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Jason Elliott
Today was our second day on Isabel, and the plan was horseback riding followed by a trip to the Wall of Tears. It’s a rainy day in the Galapagos, recall, it is the rainy season as we head up …
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Jason Elliott
Today we left San Cristobal for Isabela. Isabela is completely different than San Cristobal in that it looks like another planet. If you want to start a rumor that the Mars Rover didn’t …
Making friends with a marine iguana in the Galapagos
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Jason Elliott
The fourth Day of our trip was “boat day,” which meant we spent most of it on a nice, motorized boat. We saw Kicker Rock, Punta Pint (or something like that) and Lobo Island. The locals …
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Jason Elliott
Our second day in the Galapagos was a biggie. We went to the Tortoise reservation, we went snorkeling and saw marine iguanas, and we finished with a sea kayak and more snorkeling. The day starts …
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Jason Elliott
Rise and shine in Quito, use the bathroom in a normal fashion for what, unbeknownst to us, is the last time until we get back, and head out to the airport where our Quito guide points us in the right …
Can you find the iguana?
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Jason Elliott
Sander (my nine-year old boy) and I (my thirty-nine year old self) decided to take a trip to the Galapagos Islands. For us, the Galapagos is an almost mythical place, sort of like a Neverland for …

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