Galapagos - Day 3 August 15th 2012 We got up early this morning to watch the sunrise, and observe the boat pulling into the spot where we would spend today. Justin and I argued over whether the island was called ''Chinese Hat'' Island or ''Chinese Hut'' Island, until the capitan came out, pointed to the island and said ''Sombrero China!'' HA! I win
Chinese Hat Island
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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
We are two curious young souls, with a ravenous appetite for adventure. We grew up in the East San Francisco Bay Area and went to high school together, becoming best friends and then falling in love. Justin just recently got out of the United States Marine Corps, and Shar recently graduated from UC Davis with a BS in Agricultural and Environmental Education. With her love and passion for all flora and fauna (excepting giant bugs!), and his interest in history and humanitarianism, we set out to explore the world, starting with South America!!
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