Category Archives: Ecuador

Memories of the Galapagos

It feels like I was just in the Galapagos, but a week later I was walking down the familiar streets of New York City and thinking maybe it was all a dream…  Did I really see all those birds and … Continue reading

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Galapagos Day 7: Genovesa

Friday, December 2, 2011  sunrise @ 05:43, sunset @ 17:51 Our last full day in the Galapagos was spent on an island that was off limits to bigger ships until very recently.  The Island of Genovesa, also known by the … Continue reading

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Galapagos Day 6: Bartolomé & Sombrero Chino

Thursday, December 1, 2011  Sunrise @ 05:42, Sunset @ 17:48 Tuesday evening Giancarlo used a microscope to show us how each beach gets its golden, white, black, or greenish color, and promised that today we’d get to spend some time … Continue reading

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Galapagos Day 5: Santa Cruz & Daphne Major

Wednesday, November 30, 2011  Sunrise @ 05:46, sunset @ 17:54 The old me would have wanted every single day of this trip to be filled with activities so that I didn’t “miss out” on anything.  Maybe it’s my yoga practice, … Continue reading

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Galapagos Day 4: Santa Cruz

Giant tortoises, the iconic image of the Galapagos and emblem of the Galapagos National Park Service, were the theme and focus of the day today.  It was another early morning for us as we were up and out on the … Continue reading

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Galapagos Day 3: Floreana

Monday, November 28, 2011  Sunrise @ 05:45, Sunset @ 17:53 This morning we awoke to find ourselves at anchor off of Punta Cormorant on the Island of Floreana.  After a long but rewarding day yesterday, I opted to take it … Continue reading

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Galapagos Day 2: Española

Sunday, November 27, 2011.  Sunrise @ 05:42, Sunset @ 17:50 It sure was a full day today.  As Paula, our Expedition Leader says, most people will need a vacation after this trip…  We were a bit shocked to hear last … Continue reading

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