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Galapagos

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Snorkeling in the Galapagos
Nesting mother
Frigate birds
Small penguin in the Galapagos
Galapagos
Flamingos in the Galapagos
Galapagos wildlife
Galapagos wildlife
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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Arequipa
Author
Len Meyers
The best part of the trip was everything and the worst part (was leaving) but nothing. A last shout out to Kassandra, Ashley, the Adventure Life staff both in the USA and Peru, Ecuador and the …
Arequipa
Author
Len Meyers
In San Cristobal our educational experience continued at the Interpretation Center where it was interesting to see the exhibits and the efforts to promote and preserve this unique environment.
Arequipa cemetary
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Len Meyers
On arriving in Santa Cruz, you knew you were in a very unique and one of a kind area of the world. We were able to get up close to the famous Galapagos tortoises in their natural environment. Their …
Arequipa
Author
Len Meyers
A very scenic city with spectacular views from the Angel Gabriel park. A visit to the mouth of the “dormant” volcano was interesting and the vista was awesome. Of course visiting the …
Arequipa
Author
Len Meyers
From the time we landed at Puerto Maldonado to the time we left I was in a constant state of sweat and in a bubble of moisture, but it was worth it. Sandoval Lodge was different, but comfortable. …
Arequipa
Author
Len Meyers
We spent over 5 hours walking and climbing the paths of the ruins and learned so much of the culture and civilization that once dominated this area. Each building had a story and history attached. …
Arequipa
Author
Len Meyers
Early morning of the last day, after a short but steep hike, found us at the SUN GATE. As I entered through the Sun Gate there below me in its majestic and glorious beauty was the awesome …
Arequipa
Author
Len Meyers
Summiting at Warmiwanusca (Dead Woman’s Pass) was exhilarating and a feat well accomplished. We celebrated with a drink of hot chocolate.
Arequipa
Author
Len Meyers
Our group consisted of 2 couples from Columbia and a newly married couple from Pamplona, Spain. We all got on so well that we are in constant contact to this day. The hike was so stimulating and …
Arequipa
Author
Len Meyers
It’s amazing how the terraces were built in a perfect fitting with such large stones of all shapes. This is a very calm area with waterfalls and running streams adding to the tranquility of the …
Lima
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Len Meyers
The views and vista of the farming lands and villages was wonderful to just sit and take in this fair land was satisfying in itself. The Inca temple and surrounding grounds is vast and enormous and …
Lima
Author
Len Meyers
A vibrant city full of charming Spanish colonial buildings. The main church with its colonnades and the inside depicting paintings of various religious events was amazing in size, height, length and …
Lima
Author
Len Meyers
A 9 hour interesting journey through the Inca history and sites on the luxurious bus the Inca Express. In Pucarra the architectural astute church was surrounded by buildings with bulls on their …
Lima
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Len Meyers
The Floating Islands of UROS are so unique and fascinating and standing and floating was a unique sensation. The colorful costumes of the inhabitants added to the curiosity associated with these …
Lima
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Len Meyers
Entering Puno from the mountain high afforded us a spectacular view of the city and Lake Titicaca. Walking up the 1000s of steps to Condor Hill and getting a bird’s eye view of Puno, Lake …
Lima
Author
Len Meyers
The scenery on the drive to the lodge in the Colca Canyon was varied and different with the first views of the multitude of terraces and each and every available mountain. Llama, El Pacos and …
Lima
Author
Len Meyers
The Plaza De Armis and surrounding buildings was fascinating and of course a tour of the Santa Catalina Cathedral with the amazing organ and view from the top was spectacular. The tour of the country …
Lima
Author
Len Meyers
A cosmopolitan city with Moorish influenced architecture and a historical downtown. The Miraflores District was lively and the walk along the cliffs from Lovers Park to Rabin Park afforded us vista …
The Galapagos Islands
Author
Wanetta Stiers
Day 9 – 10-25-08 (Saturday) Up at 3:30 a.m. to head to the airport. We dropped Kathryn off at her house on the way to the airport, she has a day trip with BCA to cloud city. We had a couple …
Galapagos tortoises
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Wanetta Stiers
Day 8 – 10-24-08 (Friday) We got up and had breakfast at our hotel then we took a bus ride to Kathryn’s school USFQ (University of San Francisco at Quito). It is a very beautiful …
The Galapagos Islands
Author
Wanetta Stiers
Day 7 – 10-23-08 (Thursday) Breakfast @ 7:00 p.m. then disembark to head to the Charles Darwin Institute. We changed our guide here; our guide for the past four days had to pick up a new …
The Galapagos Islands
Author
Wanetta Stiers
Day 6 – 10-22-08 (Wednesday) Breakfast at 7:00 a.m., we landed on Floreana Island by 7:45 a.m. We took a short walk around the island; this island is mainly known for the pink flamingos. …
The Galapagos Islands
Author
Wanetta Stiers
Day 5 – 10-21-08 (Tuesday) Breakfast at 7:00 a.m. then on to the beach at Gardner Island for sun, fun and relaxing at 8:00 a.m. it is very overcast and gloomy; it even started to sprinkle …
Traveling around
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Wanetta Stiers
Day 4 – 10-20-08 (Monday) Breakfast was @ 7:00 a.m. Very yummy, this boat is feeding us all of the time (after our time on the beach there were snacks in the dining room when we got back, …
El Ecuador
Author
Wanetta Stiers
Day 3 10-19-08 (Sunday) We were up by 6:30 a.m. for breakfast and to be ready for our ride to the airport to head to the Galapagos Islands. Our guide is on time and we head to the airport, our …
Traveling around Ecuador
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Wanetta Stiers
Day 2 – 10-18-08 (Saturday) We were up by 7:30 a.m. and had breakfast at our hotel. Kathryn then took us to the “Tele Furico”, a cable car 10,000 feet up above Quito, a …
Overlooking the city of Quito, Ecuador
Author
Wanetta Stiers
Day 1 – 10-17-08 (Friday) Chickie, we are on our way!!! We left home @ 5:00 a.m. Nathan was with friends and got home @ 4:30 a.m. – he is such a nut. I was dead asleep until I heard …
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
Author
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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