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April 19th 2016
Ah Galapagos, the place has always held a fascination for me; the diversity of land and marine animals, volcanoes, land of Darwin's origins of Evolution and the sheer remoteness, what's not to like?? This has always been in my top ten of must sees, and now it was time to explore... The conventional way to see the Galapagos is aboard a boat and cruising from spot to spot, but after seeing how bloo ... read more
South America » Ecuador » Galápagos » San Cristóbal Island

Ecuadorian Flag 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
10th May 2016

Galapagos on the short list
This blog is a great start to this adventure. Eager to hear how you move around this area on a budget.
11th May 2016

Thanks guys...'s fairly easy to hop between the three main islands, there are ferries/boats that leave twice a day for about $30 a person per direction...overall it's the food/pints that were expensive, accommodation can be pricey as well but we were more than happy with the digs we got for $40-$50 a night (our dollar took a big hit before we came down which added 30% to all the prices as well...gah...).

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