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Gorgeous Galapagos Days 6 and 7

Day six: Day six was a big day – we had in store for us two snorkelling sessions and an island visit to Rabida.  The morning snorkelling session was not really worth a mention, except that I lost a diamond earring mum bought me for Christmas.  GUTTED!!!  I was so upset. The visibility was low, … Continue reading

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Gorgeous Galapagos – Days 4 and 5

Day four: Floreana Island.   First thing in the morning at 7.30am, we were in the dingies and heading to the brown-green beach of Floreana. The beach was just as it is called, brown gluggy sand with mangrove trees edging it… nothing special to look at.  The resident sea loins didn’t mind the colour of the … Continue reading

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Gorgeous Galapagos – Day 2 and 3

Day two: The 300 decibel sound of the anchor being lifted up and the engines starting at 4.30am woke me up, and I tried my best to get back to sleep, an effort in vain.  Sigh!  Our wake up call was hilarious!  Washington’s voice, our guide, boomed over the PA: “Wake up and Get up … Continue reading

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Gorgeous Galapagos Islands – Day 1

Up early and we both got indigestion we scoffed breakfast down so fast.  The Royal Radisson provided such a lovely breakfast spread it was a terrible shame we only had 15 minutes in which to eat before our Galapagos tour agent was picking us up.   No freshly cooked omelettes for us this morning :(.  Flying … Continue reading