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The Galapagos Islands

May 17th 2009
Getting close to the end of our travels now:-( but first we´ve got a little trip to the Galapgos Islands to tell you about. Left Quito airport, Ecuador and took a 4 hour flight to Santa Cruz Island in the Galapagos. From here we boarded our boat, the 'Galaxy', which would be our floating home for the next eight days. What a boat it was! Luckily we managed to land a great last minute deal and we e ... read more
South America » Ecuador » Galápagos

Ecuadorian Flag 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
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