Monthly Archives: Apr 2015

Up close and personal with the wildlife of Galápagos.

Visiting the Galápagos islands – cruise vs independent travel. Once you take the plunge and book a Galápagos cruise you are unfortunately signing up for scheduled meal times, early morning wake up calls and 5 – 7 nights spent on … Continue reading

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Galápagos Islands – an introduction.

“The Galápagos Islands may just inspire you to think differently about the world. A trip to this extraordinary region is like visiting an alternate universe, some strange utopian colony organized by sea lions – the golden retrievers of the Galápagos … Continue reading

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Mindo

With its breathtaking location, surrounded on all sides by steep mountainsides of cloud forest, tiny Mindo was a delightful place to visit and for me, another Ecuadorian highlight.   It’s a dramatic arrival just off the Pan American Highway via a steep and curvy … Continue reading

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