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Family Trip to Galapagos and Ecuador

As a busy mother of 4, I seldom have time to take a step back and focus my attention on anything. This 11 day trip with my mom and oldest kids was a gift of shared time and memories we will never forget.

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Mary Curry
A long journey home...
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Mary Curry
We had the good foresight to leave a final day for unplanned, kid-friendly activities in Quito. We spent the day with Betty and her kids visiting the Museo del Agua and taking them on rides at the …
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Mary Curry
We had a panga ride to see the fur sea lions along the craggy rocks and then took a final dip in the pool before heading to the airport. This evening we rode in a restored chiva, a 50s wooden bus …
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Mary Curry
So said my daughter while eating chocolate fondue after our morning excursion to Espanola. This excursion was the best yet- lots of sea lions, iguanas, lava lizards, albatros, masked boobies, …
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Mary Curry
So said my son as he sat at the edge of the Legend pool with a bowl of popcorn after our morning walk around Dragon Hill. The comment was all the more impressive because Dragon Hill was the least …
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Mary Curry
I must say that I am very impressed by Aerogal. Our coach seats rivaled the first class of American. We were served two beverages, a snack and a light meal and were given headphones for private …
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Mary Curry
We divided into groups this morning for horseback riding, hiking and biking. Both kids wanted to go horseback riding again, but mom opted out since there were limited horses. Matthew rode with me on …
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Mary Curry
This morning we drove to Otavalo Market, stopping enroute to taste chirrimoya, a local fruit that is supposed to help stomach cancer, and cheese and biscuits. We also stopped at the Equator where …
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Mary Curry
We met our horseback riding guide and got fitted in chaps and ponchos for the ride. I was worried about Matthew riding by himself, but he did great despite my hesitancy (and his own). The guide led …
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Mary Curry
We woke early for the bumpy transfer to our canopy tour near Cotopaxi National Park. We opted for the 5 cable zipline that required a bit of extra hiking. Mom struggled on the walk at such high …
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Mary Curry
Due to limited availability for our frequent flyer mile tickets, we had to book first class (poor us!) for the first time ever. My mom and I were thrilled with the real dinnerware, table cloths and …

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