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360 Tour of San Cristobal Island, Galapagos

I was skeptical about taking the 360 Tour, a day trip which takes its passengers entirely around San Cristobal in a speedboat. Would it be trying to cram too many things in? Are they just trying to make more money … Continue reading

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San Cristobal Highlands, Galapagos: Puerto Chino

When visiting San Cristobal in the Galapagos, the Highlands are a very different environment than the main town of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno. You may experience cold and mist at this elevation of up to 2,400’, so bringing a rain jacket … Continue reading

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San Cristobal Highlands, Galapagos: Galapaguera

When visiting San Cristobal in the Galapagos, the Highlands are a very different environment than the main town of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno. You may experience cold and mist at this elevation of up to 2,400’, so bringing a rain jacket … Continue reading

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San Cristobal Highlands, Galapagos: El Junco Lake

When visiting San Cristobal in the Galapagos, the Highlands are a very different environment than the main town of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno. You may experience cold and mist at this elevation of up to 2,400’, so bringing a rain jacket … Continue reading

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Where to eat on San Cristobal Island, Galapagos

The Galapagos is not a culinary destination, and when you divert from Santa Cruz – your options for dining dwindle. While on San Cristobal we discovered one restaurant that was superb, and we stuck with it for our nightly fish. … Continue reading

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Sea Lions of San Cristobal, Galapagos

Walking around the city of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno in San Cristobal you’ll most certainly encounter the sights and smells of sea lions. These creatures took over the beaches closest to the main drag, so much so you really wouldn’t want … Continue reading

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Kayaking San Cristobal, Galapagos

To kayak on San Cristobal Island in the Galapagos you are required to go with a tour guide. Across from Playa Mann down the sunshiny cobbled street is a bright blue storefront where you can sign up, same day. Our … Continue reading

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