Galapagos - Part 1 (too many photos for 1 entry) December 10th 2010 We arrived at Hotel Quito (a bit fancy for the likes of us) quite late and still covered in rainforest mud, surprisingly reception weren't that keen to check us in. Once we got keys we headed to rooms that were floors apart with the bellboy (sounds like a demeaning name for a grown man in a suit but I don't know what else to call them) bringing our luggage (aka stinky backpacks). The kids suddenly ... read more
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
This blog is for family and friends to keep up with our travels (read as: let us brag and let dad know I'm not recklessly endangering his grandchildren) and for those researching their own trip as I know other's experiences were invaluable in my planning.
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