Galapagos Islands June 12th 2012 Well it took nearly 48 hours but I made it! Leaving Ishinomaki by bus to Tokyo, then by train to Narita, plane to LA, 9 hour layover, plane to Lima, 3 hour layover, plane to Quito and then a taxi ride to the hostel!
What I got up to:
I lay pretty low in the following days, only venturing forth in broad daylight for food and a bathing suit (since mine is probably still in Ireland somewhere). ... 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