Santa Cruz January 21st 2009 We wave goodbye to our ship and start our tour of the Darwin Center. They breed giant turtles in captivity as well as land iguanas and release them all back into the wild.
It's very hot as there is no wind or shade. We get to see all the giant turtles except for George. George was hiding today. George is famous because he is the last of the giant turtles on a particular island. When he dies, th ... read more
South America » Ecuador » Galápagos » Santa Cruz Island The "Republic of the Equator" was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Colombia and Venezuela). Between 1904 and 1942, Ecuador lost territories in a series of conflicts with its neighbors. A b... ... read more
Single guy from Vancouver, Canada. Going to travel the World starting January 1, 2009. Traveling alone but hope to meet people and make new friends during my travels.
I am keeping this blog for several reasons:
1. as a way to keep track of all my adventures
2. allow my coworkers to live vicariously through me
3. keep family and friends update on my adventures... full info