Galapagos (Part II) - Heading North April 14th 2009 Day 742 (10.04.09)
We'd had a great group for the first few days of our Galapagos cruise and would be sad to see them go today as the 5 day section of the tour was completed and they were off to the airport. But not before we'd made an early morning visit to the Charles Darwin Research Centre. Despite his only having spent 5 weeks on the islands Charles Darwin's name is linked in everyone's min ... read more
South America » Ecuador » Galápagos 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 having the mother of all honeymoons - our dream trip around the world taking in as many countries and experiences as possible. Taking the bold step with a serious career break we have now covered a huge distance seeing some of the world’s treasures and meeting interesting and likeminded people along the way.
Mark and Chrissie
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