The end of the journey

January 31, 2014 eileen 0

We’ve been home for a few days and are mostly caught up with ourselves. We jumped right back into work, so I for one am really glad it’s Friday and we have a quiet weekend doing nothing much. It’s sad how quickly vacations recede in […]

Adventures in the rainforest

January 28, 2014 eileen 0

Half the fun, I suspect, of going to Sacha Lodge is getting there. We left Ilatoa Lodge in Tumbaco at 8:15am, arriving at Quito airport around 8:50am. A Sacha representative was waiting as they had said would be the case, and she took care of […]

Galapagos Days, part two

January 25, 2014 eileen 2

After spending two days around San Cristobal Island, we headed to Espanola Island where we hiked and snorkeled and saw iguanas, Nazca Boobies (and eggs and babies), Blue-footed Boobies, swallow-tailed gulls, lava lizards, an albatross family, Galapagos mockingbirds, a lava Heron – I am beginning […]

Galapagos Days, part one

January 20, 2014 eileen 3

I’m posting this from Quito, Ecuador where we have a brief break before heading off to the rainforest. We are staying at a great hotel called he Ilatoa Lodge that is on the side of a dormant volcano in Tumbaco, about half an hour (depending […]

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