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  • Key to QuitoWe had to have the luggage outside our stateroom by 6:00 am today so we decided to pack completely and put the luggage out the night before so we could sleep in as late as possible. Breakfast was served Posted by ricflack in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands | Nov 12, 2012
  • Travel DayWell, here goes my day. I arrived at the Salt Lake City airport at 8:00 am for my 9:40 flight to Atlanta. The flight went off without a hitch and arrived in Atlanta as scheduled. After a Posted by ricflack in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands | Nov 5, 2012
  • Quito to OtavaloMorning came very early today. We had to have our luggage outside the room by 6:30 am and breakfast was at 7. We met in the lobby and took the elevator to the top floor of the hotel. Posted by ricflack in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands | Nov 6, 2012
  • Soar with the CondorsAfter getting up and getting ready today I wandered around the grounds of the hacienda and took photos. Then we had a buffet breakfast before getting on the bus We went to Parque Condor which is a preserve for birds Posted by ricflack in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands | Nov 7, 2012
  • Highlands to IslandsAfter getting up and getting ready today I wandered around the grounds of the hacienda and took photos. Then we had a buffet breakfast before getting on the bus We went to Parque Condor which is a preserve for Posted by ricflack in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands | Nov 8, 2012
  • Ivage FantasticoThe shipwide wakeup call was at 6:30 am this morning. Breakfast at 7:00 and then we met in the Adventures by Disney meeting place at 7:45. The rest of the ship didn't leave for their excursion until 15 Posted by ricflack in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands | Nov 9, 2012
  • Darwin DiscoveriesBreakfast was a buffet in the dining room as each morning. Then we headed to Genovesa Island. Actually we were anchored inside the caldera of a volcano so we were basically already at the island. We Posted by ricflack in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands | Nov 10, 2012
  • Tortoise RaceToday we had the buffet breakfast before heading out on our morning excursion to North Seymour island. This was going to be our chance to see frigate birds in the mating season as well as Blue Footed Boobies. Posted by ricflack in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands | Nov 11, 2012
  • Getting around Quito by busI have several entries to post, but now that I have completed my days in Quito and am headed to the Galapagos, I thought I would first share the joys and challenges of travelling around Quito by bus. To Posted by tdeits in Tom's Travels | Jun 3, 2017
  • On the way to QuitoAs I was scheduled to leave Detroit early in the AM and arrive in Quito after 11 PM due to a long layover, I decided to find a hotel near the airport for my first night. I chose the Posted by tdeits in Tom's Travels | May 31, 2017
  • Quito and the Galapagos ahead!I am taking advantage of my frequent flyer miles to head to Quito, Ecuador and on to the Galapagos. I decided to spend about 6 days in Quito and then about 12 days in the Galapagos, which should give Posted by tdeits in Tom's Travels | May 24, 2017
  • Farewell to Ecuador===A last morning in Quito=== Santo Domingo So, almost time to go home, after an amazing time in Ecuador. We had explored the old colonial cities of Quito Posted by ToonSarah in Sarah's (past) travels | Nov 13, 2012
  • City shopping and dining===Quito=== [float=left] In Tianguez[/float]On our last full day in Ecuador we had made plans to meet up again with Betty and Marcello, the parents of a London friend w Posted by ToonSarah in Sarah's (past) travels | Nov 12, 2012
  • Return to Quito===Black Turtle Cove=== Mangroves in Black Turtle Cove On the final day of our Galápagos cruise on the Angelito we were again moored off Santa Posted by ToonSarah in Sarah's (past) travels | Nov 11, 2012
  • The last of our Galápagos Island landings===Plaza Sur=== Plaza Sur landscape [float=right] Angelito moored off Plaza Sur[/float]The two Plaza islan Posted by ToonSarah in Sarah's (past) travels | Nov 10, 2012
  • The early bird ...===Santa Fe=== View of the bay from the trail Known also by the English name of Barrington, Santa Fe is one of the smaller islands at just 24 km square, and has a single visitor Posted by ToonSarah in Sarah's (past) travels | Nov 10, 2012
  • Home of the waved albatross ===Española=== Early morning view of Española from the Angelito Española (English name Hood) lies in the far south east of the Galápagos Islands group and is fairly small. Posted by ToonSarah in Sarah's (past) travels | Nov 9, 2012
  • Indefatigable===Santa Cruz=== The harbour of Puerto Ayora Santa Cruz, also known as Indefatigable, sits right in the centre of the archipelago. It has the largest human population of any of Posted by ToonSarah in Sarah's (past) travels | Nov 8, 2012
  • The red island===Rabida=== The Angelito moored off Rabida Rabida lies immediately south of Santiago, and we came here directly from James Bay where we h Posted by ToonSarah in Sarah's (past) travels | Nov 8, 2012
  • The black island===Santiago=== The Angelito in James Bay After an all night voyage from Genovesa we were back among the main group of islands, moored off one of the larger ones, Santiago Posted by ToonSarah in Sarah's (past) travels | Nov 7, 2012
  • Bird Island ===Genovesa: the furthest island=== Yolande and Reto at Darwin Bay Genovesa, also known by the English name of Tower, is unusual among Galápagos Island Posted by ToonSarah in Sarah's (past) travels | Nov 6, 2012
  • It's all about the view===Bartolomé=== Bartolomé is the most visited and most photographed island in the Galapagos. It was one of the islands I had most wanted to include in our itinerary, as it is ge Posted by ToonSarah in Sarah's (past) travels | Nov 5, 2012
  • A small Chinese Hat===Sombrero Chino=== Sombrero Chino (taken from the Angelito as we left) This was the second island we visited on our Galápagos cruise on the A Posted by ToonSarah in Sarah's (past) travels | Nov 5, 2012
  • Our first landing===North Seymour=== Taking photos on the beach [float=right][img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/871113/389783386444764-The_Angelito..la_Seymou Posted by ToonSarah in Sarah's (past) travels | Nov 4, 2012
  • Our feathered friendsIn my last entry I shared some of the most distinctive animals we encountered on the Galápagos – iguanas, seals, lizards and crabs. Now it is the turn of the birds to step into the limelight. ===Blue-footed boobies=== [img=http://photos.travellerspo Posted by ToonSarah in Sarah's (past) travels | Nov 4, 2012
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