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Isla Española – the secret island!

Save the best for last! Isla Española and Bahia Gardner de Española are truly untouched wonders that are not as well known, hence the secret. Why? Due to the distance, most travel companies will not offer this island as part of their package. In order to see these gems there are two main requirements: spend […]

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Why Punta Pitt, San Cristóbal should be on your radar…

Punta Pitt located on the eastern end of San Cristóbal island, is simply magical! Experiencing BLUE footed boobies’ mating rituals and being right next to this left all of us speechless. Walk to the top of the volcanic hill for expansive views of the sparsely vegetated area. A variety of seabirds nest here, including blue-footed […]

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Puerto Ayora (Santa Cruz)

Santa Cruz island meets white sand beaches and the ocean full of white tip reef sharks. Oh, and did I mention lots of cute local shops in Puerto Ayora specializing in organic cotton t-shirts and selling strong roasted coffee beans. Also, restaurants serving fresh caught fish of the day and many authentic Ecuadorian dishes. Does […]

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Isla Santa Fe

I thought a lot about how I would like to portray my Galapagos trip on my blog. And although I shared quite a bit on Instagram I played around with many ideas about what/how to structure my blog posts. The main tool I would like to use to share my experiences is photography. Not a […]

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Galapagos Islands

Admittedly I have been planning this Galapagos islands trip in my head for about 10 years. I knew from the very beginning that visiting these islands will be a once in a lifetime magical experience and I was right ! But boy, the experience far exceeded my pent up expectations. What these islands sent my […]