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Published: April 6th 2011
Enjoy a few more photos and hear more encounters of a silly kind from the Enchanted Isles:
On our side trip to these Enchanted Islands we became slightly addicted to Magnum Ice Creams - a day didn´t go by without our mouths chomping on one! We'll blame it on the Irish couple who were on our boat with us! We chatted about how devastating it is when a large piece of choclate breaks away and falls (seemingly in slow motion) to the ground - The solution to this catastrophic outcome is to sit down on the beach front with your legs together, this prevents any chocolate from escaping consumption!
Hay mucho sol en las islas! (There is lots of sun in these islands!)
By the end of the trip all we wanted to do was to sit in the shade and do very little (i.e, nothing) but instead we rented bikes! It all sounded great in theory, however, the temperature was equal to that of the surface of the Sun! Off we went anyway with 5 litres of water each (equivalent to a century of rainfall on the islands) and started peddling. It all began very
The Cerro Negra crater
One of Isla Isabela´s five volcanoes. This crater is 10km across!
well on a long down hill stretch, but we almost melted as we pushed our way up a steep gravel track. After a few hours we didn´t want to earn a Darwin award on Darwin's islands so we flagged a cab to give us a ride the last few miles - the survival of the most adaptable, right!
Hay lugares en donde usted quedan, y hay lugares que quedan en usted.
(There are places where you remain, and there are places that remain in you).
Hasta luego (see you later), Dave y Theresa.
! ! My attempt at making a tortoise using the keypad! (D)
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