Category: Ecuador

Weather on the Galapagos was very pleasant with temperatures between 20 at night and 25 to 28 during the day but as soon as we stepped out of our air-conditioned hotel the humid heat fell upon us. Temperatures went up …

December 18th, Guayaquil Read More »

Nothing much happened today. After breakfast a taxi brought us to the ferry terminal where we crossed the canal between Santa Cruz and Seymour island. There we took the bus to the airport, checked in and waited for our 1.5 …

December 17th, Leaving Galapagos Read More »

The boattrip to Nort Seymour was the only one we didn’t book in advance, but since we hadn’t seen the frigate birds with bright red chest we booked a last minute tour.

No booked trips means relaxing without a timeframe. We walked along the waterfront to the Laguna Las Ninfas at the edge of town. It’s a lagoon with fresh water that is fed by the ocean when the tides come in. …

December 15th, A local stroll Read More »

No time to blog after we got back yesterday. Transfering the GoPro snorkeling video to the tablet took to long. We were brought to the ferry terminal by bus and then got into a Zodiac that brought us to the …

December 14th, the Plazas Read More »

We had no specific plans for today but since there were a few things on our list that were within walking distance. Only a few 100 meters away we visited the Darwin center with an exhibition about Darwin’s work on …

December 13th, exploring the area Read More »

It was time to leave Isabela and fly to the third and last island of the Galapagos, Santa Cruz. The taxi arrived right on time to get us to the airport. Our luggage was weighed and checked for bio hazards …

December 12th, Isabela to Santa Cruz Read More »

No fixed time to get up today, what a luxury. After breakfast we went out to rent bikes in order to explore on our own. The first destination was the “wall of tears” build by prisoners doing hard labour. At …

December 11th, biking around Read More »

This time a pickup with two benches in the back came to get us from our hotel for a boattrip to Los Tuneles. After we got our snorkeling gear and wetsuits we were dropped off at the harbour  from where …

December 10th, Los tuneles Read More »

It was raining for some time when we got up at 5:45 in the morning. At 7 a bus, or better converted lorry with benches, picked us up at the hotel and brought us to the start of a 16 …

December 9th, Sierra Negra Read More »