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 […]

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 […]

Casting off

January 12, 2014 eileen 0

We are at the Quito airport waiting for our flight to the Galapagos, and I can do nothing but heap praise on Ecoventura for their assistance at the airport. As promised, they had a representative waiting for us who had forms ready for us and […]