San Cristóbal and Quito May 17th 2009 On Sunday morning we left our boat for the last time. On San Cristóbal Island we went to the Galapagos Islands Interpretation Center, which had a lot of information about the islands, their history, their animals, resources, and people. Then we went to the airport and flew back to Quito. The end of our Galapagos tour!
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South America » Ecuador » Galápagos » San Cristóbal 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
This is an ongoing, occasionally updated blog for whenever I'm off traveling the world doing exciting things. The first entries are from my gap year (2008-2009) of traveling and volunteering internationally. Now I will be writing from Switzerland where I am studying International Relations and Multilateral Diplomacy through the School for International Training for the spring semester (2012) and then from various places around Europe as I continue my travels. Enjoy! ... full info