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Abbey visiting the tortoises  
   

Abbey visiting the tortoises

Yes, visitors are allowed in with the tortoises. Not a lot of danger of them charging you.
Galapagos Day 3

April 8th 2011
On Thursday morning, we were on the top deck to watch the sunrise, but found we were in a little bay, and the sun would be rising behind a high point behind us. Next best thing, we snapped a picture of the ´Devil´s Crown´ which is the crater of a very very old volcano. The centre of the crater is about two meters underwater, and the steep sides go down about 20 meters to the ocean floor. The wh ... read more
South America » Ecuador » Galápagos » Floreana Island

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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