Galapagos


Ashley and Cody experienced the wonderful hospitality of the quaint Haciendas of Ecuador on their trip. Then the were off to visit the Galapagos and take in the extraordinary wildlife of the islands …

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Our Galapagos trip combined adventure (snorkeling with sharks, sea turtles, &sealions), geology (volcanoes), zoology, history (Darwin), folklore (murder & intrigue), culture, & rest. But …

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Go ahead. I'm ready. Take my picture.Land IguanaMorning snack time for Land IguanaGive me a minute. I\'m just trying to warm up! Marine Iguana ready to face the day.Where did they get that amazing color?!?Boy or girl? Look at the eyes.

For me one of my best experiences in my life.....Galapagos is perfect on the Angelito yacht !!!! The guide Maja was excellent !!!! The food, The crew was fantastic !!! I want to come back again !!!

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Wildlife of the Galapagos islandsA curious sea lionPuerto AyoraLooking across the harbotPelican in the GalapagosTree in the Galapagos

From June to September whales come to Ecuador for mating season. IS great to see their dances in the water. The area around is amazing, archeology, landscapes, culture, history, traditions, Panama …

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Whale dance!Welcoming road.....Just imaging to get that close to the huge whales.Fragata at the Isla de La PlataBlue footed bobie at the Isla de la Platamasked boobies at Isla de la Plata

Every year the Millennium is hauled out of the water for complete maintenance. Here it is in Guayaquil\'s boat yard in February 2009.

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The classic steering wheel gets referubishedMillenium in the Galapagos before her voyage to QuayaquilZodiacs ferry staff out to the boat for the tripCruising along the red sand beaches of Rabida IslandLeaving Galapagos with Ecuadorian flag flying proudlyArriving in Guayaquil

Tanner picked a trip to Ecuador and even though his older brother and dad did not want to go we had an amazing experience that no one will ever forget and we had it together!

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Overlooking the GalapagosEnjoy spectacular views of Quito during a gondola rideEnjoying the view, and breakfast!Together in QuitoMeeting a pile of iguanas

A Galápagos trip with my amiga mejor Davis, her family and friends, everyone with a Lexington, KY connection, this was a trip that we will not soon forget.

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selection of photos from Feb 2012 -my fantastic first visit to the Galapagos

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Natalie and I had an amazing adventure! Our guides were down right spectacular, the boat OUTSTANDING (we have nicknamed ourselves \"Camp Galapagos\") and just the whole experience truly …

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Shelly and NatalieBirthday celebration aboard the Odyssey in the Galapagos'camp Galapagos'Two very happy campers

Wonderful trip! Just wanted to share a few of our favorite pictures.

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Elizabeth Conway
Two corrals closed. The giant tortoises can be observed from the viewing platforms. Photo courtesy of Galapagos Conservancy Last month, the Galapagos National Park Service announced they are closing …
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Elizabeth Conway
The dining room of the Finch Bay hotel is cleaned after the flood. The hotel was flooded by the equivalent of various very high tides – not waves. Finch Bay re-opened to visitors on March 15, …
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Elizabeth Conway
The Galapagos Islands take precautions as a tsunami is anticipated to arrive sometime today around 4:30 pm UPDATE (March 12, 2011): The tsunami hit the Galapagos about an hour later than originally …
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Elizabeth Conway
Galapagos Guide, Fabricio Chavez, filmed over a dozen eagle rays while leading a snorkeling tour in the Galapagos. The spotted eagle ray is recognized by the white spots on its body. Including its …
Hanging out in the sand with some wildlife
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Elizabeth Conway
Julia and her mom, Sue, lounging with sea lions in the Galapagos Happy Mother's Day! In celebration of the day's holiday, I thought I'd share one of my favorite mother-daughter trip journals. …