Category Archives: Galapagos, Ecuador

Darwin’s Arch

Darwin’s Arch. The photographs of the arch are known across the world. It is also the location of all our dives today. It is renowned for its schools of hammerhead sharks. The divers on the boat are all excited about … Continue reading

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Seeking Hammerheads

Today we experience some of the toughest diving we have ever encountered. We dive a number of sites off Wolf Island. We hope to see hammerhead sharks. On one dive we back roll off the panga in calmer waters, descend … Continue reading

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Bartolome Island, Galapagos

We are posting 2 posts a day to catch up for when we were in the “no WIFI zone”. Check below for another new post. My sleep in is interrupted by a grinding noise, then a sloshing sound, and the … Continue reading

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San Cristobal, Galapagos

First dive. There is a reason why they call it a checkout dive. Nerves. Too much weight. More nerves. Short legs. Poor visibility. Then a sea lion! Cavorting. Twirling. Gliding. We have reached the Galapagos Sky moored in the harbour … Continue reading

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Ready, Set…..and Here We GO!

An early wake up time made for a restless sleep. We are up before 5:30 showering, breakfasting and doing those last minute house items from the list. Locking windows, throwing out garbage, turning off taps. There is a certain amount … Continue reading

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One Month

We are down to a month before our Galapagos Islands departure. I am trying to keep the excitement at bay. We have said this before…..about heading out with a minimum of expectations and letting the trip unfold as it may, … Continue reading

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Back in Business – Off to the Galapagos Islands

We are back in the travel business, albeit taking truncated trips for a while. Our five week trip to South America that we were planning has been shortened to two weeks in the Galapagos. The dive trip to the islands … Continue reading

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Galapagos, finally

With all that has been happening we have not be posting step by step travel plans for a trip to the Galapagos Islands. Part of the original reasons for starting the blog was to help people figure out how to … Continue reading

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