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Tortoises and Iguanas - Galapagos Island Trip

Documents our Darwin's Islands Trip to Galapagos through Adventure Life - full of exciting tortoises, iguanas and the natural beauty of the islands.

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Giant Tortoise on Santa Cruz
Author
Barbara Holmes
We were happy to find the same Adventure Life representative meeting us that took us to the airport when we got off the plane from Balta. He drove us back to the Grand Hotel. We had a good night at …
Marine Iguanas Bask in the Sun - Adventura Lodge
Author
Barbara Holmes
After our boat returned us to Santa Cruz, we checked in and were amazed at the terrific room at Adventura. We had a beautiful, private balcony that overlooked the Port as well as a room that was …
Marine Iguana on the deck Adventura Lodge
Author
Barbara Holmes
We met Igor early to board the Chevato to take our morning excursion. After a short drive through town, we stopped at a quarry to see the flamingo. There were several of these beautiful birds along …
Caves on Floreana
Author
Barbara Holmes
We were introduced to our new guide Igor the night before we left for our hike to the Sierra Negra. We boarded our Chevato and started the long ride with only three other hikers and our hotel …
Barb at the Pier
Author
Barbara Holmes
In the morning, we had a good country breakfast at the same restaurant as the night before with good fresh butter, yogurt, cereal, fruits and eggs. Afterward, we climbed aboard our Chevato to make …
A seal naps on the deck of Adventura Lodge
Author
Barbara Holmes
We had a great breakfast out on the deck overlooking the port. We were joined by sea iquanas that were sunning themselves on the deck around us. Grey pelicans swooped and caught fish in front of us. …
Barb on the beach
Author
Barbara Holmes
We were met in the morning by a very nice and articulate Adventure Life representative who took us to the airport. He walked us through all the paperwork and luggage inspections required to get …
On the Beach at Santa Cruz
Author
Barbara Holmes
We flew in on LAN on the redeye and were really glad the Adventure Life staff recommended a direct flight from JFK and suggested that for such a long flight we upgrade to Business Class. The seats …

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