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Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz is a charming community on the northern edge of the Monterey Bay about 72 miles south of San Francisco. It is known for its surfing, a strong activist community, the Beach Boardwalk, and its University of California campus.

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  • Quito to the Galapagos
    Today we flew from Quito to Baltra Island, Galapagos. We took a ferry to Santa Cruz Island and then drove to our hotel. DSC_4730 ...
    Posted in Our World Trip by Walker Family

  • The Galapagos
    Today we took a fishing and snorkeling trip out to a small island off of Santa Cruz. We snorkeled with stingrays and eagle rays, and I caught a fish! It was about two feet long! We saw hundreds of iguanas and lots of sea lions too. DSC_4364 DSC_4385 DSC_4330 DSC_4336 ...
    Posted in Our World Trip by Walker Family

  • The Galapagos
    Today, we visited the other side of Santa Cruz Island. We took a short hike to see some flamingoes, and we went snorkeling by the beach. We then visited a tortoise reserve where we got to see tortoises in the wild. We also got to walk inside a lava tunnel! It was so cool! DSC_5353 DSC_4477 ...
    Posted in Our World Trip by Walker Family

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