The beautiful Galapagos Islands October 27th 2009 H:
Hello Galapagos, what a very pretty place you are! Barren islands sprouting Cacti, white sand beaches, muddy wetlands... and the guidebook is right, incredibly fearless wildlife. Landing at the makeshift open-air airport we realised this was really a trip of a lifetime.
We found our guide who was calling out the name of our little boat, "Rumba, Rumba". It was indeed little, the smallest boat ... 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
After three wonderful years in New Zealand Holly and I are moving back to London and are taking a scenic route home through Australia, Asia and the Middle East.
We will write about our travel musings and incidents here. We hope this little blog will keep you entertained.... full info