Category Archives: Santa Cruz

Daytrip to North Seymour Island, Galapagos

On a land based excursion to the Galapagos, taking day trips is the best bet to see unique wildlife on uninhabited islands. Each island offers a variety of different places and activities to choose from. Day trips from Santa Cruz … Continue reading

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Dinner at the Kiosks in Puerto Ayaro, Santa Cruz, Galapagos

Mostly we had breakfast at home, or above the grocery store (try bolon con queso – plantain ball with local cheese) by the docks. Lunch we scrounged on snacks we bought from the store and some fruit. Dinner is what we … Continue reading

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Playa el Garrapatero, Santa Cruz, Galapagos

The Highlands of Santa Cruz are very different from Puerto Ayaro at sea level. Lush all year long and potentially rainy in the dry season, be prepared for anything! We caught a sunny day. There is a standard route to … Continue reading

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El Chato Tortoise Reserve, Santa Cruz, Galapagos

The Highlands of Santa Cruz are very different from Puerto Ayaro at sea level. Lush all year long and potentially rainy in the dry season, be prepared for anything! We caught a sunny day. There is a standard route to … Continue reading

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Los Gemelos, Santa Cruz, Galapagos

The Highlands of Santa Cruz are very different from Puerto Ayaro at sea level. Lush all year long and potentially rainy in the dry season, be prepared for anything! We caught a sunny day. There is a standard route to … Continue reading

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Wildlife viewing on the docks at night in Santa Cruz, Galapagos

If you’re into nightlife, Santa Cruz isn’t going to be your cup of tea. If you’re into wildlife, it’s your sacred morning coffee. Every night after dinner our favorite activity was walking down to the main docks to see what … Continue reading

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Visiting the Ceramic Garden on Santa Cruz, Galapagos

I wouldn’t call the Galapagos an artsy place. It is as most would assume, a more natural locale. However, Santa Cruz is not devoid of creativity. As I was walking down Charles Darwin Ave towards the Charles Darwin Research Station … Continue reading

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