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Galapagos 2010

Rolfing family trip to the Galapagos: after a whirlwind tour of quito, my family (my parents, brother and my husband) boarded a flight to the land of the unknown... a land we had dreamed about since our last south american family adventure in the early 90's. none of us knew what to expect but we were filled with excitement as we realized we were actually, finally, visiting the Galapagos islands.

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mating dance of the frigate
Author
kate grenier
it was tough to leave the splendor of the islands, its inhabitants (air, land and sea) but we did so with the knowledge that in our hearts and mind we were taking a piece of them home. knowledge of a …
frigate birds in the bushes
Author
kate grenier
i find myself using words such as dream like, amazing and fabulous often when describing the trip. our last day was truly the icing on the cake though and showed us a side to the islands we had not …
red-footed boobie
Author
kate grenier
tortoise, the other mythical creature that comes to mind when one thinks about the islands. after many days at sea it was exciting to find ourselves in the highlands of island santa cruz, searching …
Frigate birds in flight over the Galapagos
Author
kate grenier
today was truly an underwater highlight. after a short hike featuring beautiful views of the islands, it was time to submerge myself again into my underwater playground. the sea lions, their movement …
Curious Sea Lion
Author
kate grenier
it is truly something once you discover there is a whole new world below you! the water has always drawn me, i must have been a mermaid in my past life and the waters of galapagos were no …
up close and personal
Author
kate grenier
iguanas. who knew such a small island could hold so many iguanas?! the rocks appeared lumpy and black as we arrived on the island but as we drew closer we realized the black lumps occasionally moved …
ELF cruising into the horizon
Author
kate grenier
not only were we amazed at the dream land we found ourselves in, but our accommodations and crew couldn't have been better... a huge thank you to the erik - you were an amazing boat!! we started our …
Of seals and sand
Author
kate grenier
after a whirlwind tour of quito, my family (my parents, brother and my husband) boarded a flight to the land of the unknown... a land we had dreamed about since our last south american family …

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