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Galapagos

When I got on the plane in New York City (Jan 26th) it was 11F and when I got off the plane in Quito, Ecuador it was 80F degrees.

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Galapagos wildlife
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don webb
As I left the Guantanamera on my last zodiac ride to land in order to catch my plane to my next adventure I had to smile, the Galapagos is a wonderful place and one of those places that you should …
Galapagos wildlife
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don webb
The diving in the Galapagos was very good. The water clear and warm and only once did we have poor visibility. It was on that dive that I ran into 14+ foot Hammerhead Shark. This shark came out of …
Galapagos wildlife
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don webb
The Booby is a very entertaining bird especially during courtship. In order to attract a female or ask for sex from his partner, the male will perform a dance called the “Booby …
Galapagos wildlife
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don webb
The Galapagos is a World Heritage Site and a vast majority of its plant, animal, and sea life is only found in the Galapagos. This was the first place I have been to where when the guide said this is …
Galapagos wildlife
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don webb
We also got the chance to walk around the city and visit the Darwin Research Center and that night I got the chance to party with the girls from the other boat. The next day we were back at sea for …
Flamingos in the Galapagos
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don webb
For the next eight days the Guantanamera would be my home as we sailed the Galapagos being followed by the Yoleta - the boat with the 12 young, single ladies onboard. As we set sail the air was …
Galapagos
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don webb
I learned that you need to be careful for what you ask for because you just may get it. The Big Guy up stairs finally answered my prayers and I got what I was asking for. Whoever said God does not …
Small penguin in the Galapagos
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don webb
The Guantanmera (just like the Spanish song which we heard sung at least five times a day) is a nice boat about 75 ft long with a crew of 6, and 16 passengers. The cabins were small and the bathrooms …
Frigate birds
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don webb
The Galapagos is an island chain (13 major and 6 minor islands) located in the Pacific Ocean about 1,000 miles off the west coast of Equator along the equator. The Galapagos was made famous by the …
Nesting mother
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don webb
Before and after going to the Galapagos I was able to spend some time in Quito (the capital city which is located in a valley of the Andes Mountains). I was surprised that Ecuador used the U.S. …
Snorkeling in the Galapagos
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don webb
When I got on the plane in New York City (Jan 26th) it was 11°F and when I got off the plane in Quito, Ecuador it was 80°F degrees. I flew down on LAN Air and quickly realized why I was …

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