Aeroporta, Baltra, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador – One guidebook I read said that only 150,000 tourists a year currently visit the Galápagos Islands. I think the number is a little out dated, but when you compare that with the fact that a major art exhibition at Tate Modern in London can almost get that many visitors […]
Las Tintoreras Island, Galapagos, Ecuador – I loved this little island. It was known as Shark Alley, but it was full of marine iguanas, many blending so well into the surroundings that they were impossible to see until you were almost stepping on them! I couldn’t resist it’s own blog of just pictures.
Somewhere in the middle of the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Isabela Island – An update on Florena and Isabela Islands. Back on the speedboat again. My Galápagos tour is beginning to remind me of Fiji with all it’s boat transfers and island hopping. There’s the familiar cycadic rthyum of little taxi boat from the […]
San Cristobal Island, Galápagos – It’s been my dream, since I was seven, to visit the Galapagos Islands. On our day of departure from Quito, I woke early, showered, then shed a few tears when I realised this long held dream of mine was about to come true. As we drove to the airport above the forest […]