The Galapagos Islands are a place like no other. We have never experienced interactions with animals the same way anywhere else. Sea lions, fearless will come and frolick with you, Marine Iguanas, although shy – will come and sleep next to you, and even birds will stick around unafraid. It’s … more »
It’s important to..
…NAP! Animals on the Galapagos Islands will show you what good living is all about. They spend their mornings getting their fill and the rest of the day plays out at a leisurely pace. Naps are extremely important! Year long sun and pleasant weather. Cool mornings followed by hot afternoons. … more »
Go to the Galapagos Islands for free!
A few months ago, we had the time of our lives exploring the Galapagos Islands and being treated like royals at the Red Mangrove Aventura Lodge. Remember we had breakfast with sea lions napping by our table in the terrace of the lodge itself? Well, we would love for you … more »
So.. sleeeeeepyyy…. zzzzz..
Life on the Galapagos Islands is tough. After foraging for food all morning it’s time for a nap! This fellow was caught taking a well deserved snooze in our hotel :)
I love the feeling of flying to a new place and getting the aerial view of a new land from from up above! You’d think that after traveling for a while this feeling is not as intense and in those first trips in the earlier days, but the truth is … more »
On the Galapagos Islands you get to see some really strange kinds of Cacti. Over a hundred years ago Charles Darwin had spotted a giant Galapagos tortoise eating one of these. I wonder how they avoided getting thorns in their mouths :O
Semilla Verde Lodge: enjoying the cool Galapagos highlands
Semilla Verde Lodge is not your typical Galapagos lodge. While most hotels are by the ocean, Semilla Verde offers a very pleasant alternative in the highlands of the island of Santa Cruz. About 10 minutes taxi ride away from downtown Puerto Ayora, we found the highlands to be very relaxing … more »
Island hopping the Galapagos, part 4/4: Santa Cruz Highlands
Read Island hopping the Galapagos, part 3/4: Isabela Island here. After spending some days in Puerto Ayora and Puerto Villamil dedicating most of our time to ocean related activities, we stayed for some days in the highlands of Santa Cruz Island. Visiting the upper part of the island gives you … more »
The white sands of Tortuga Bay
The white sands of Tortuga Bay are pristine and inviting. The blue water is luscious and will lure you in. But be careful, rip tides are present in the area. Spend some time looking at the iguanas lazing on their paradisiacal beach. Marvel at how beautiful and untouched this place is. … more »
Cormorant Beach House & Sierra Negra Expeditions in Galapagos
During our stay in Isabela Island, Galapagos, Cormorant Beach House was our very own property at the beach. This guesthouse has only 4 rooms and 1 family suite (there are plans for more in the future) and therefore the family atmosphere and personal approach are guaranteed. The owner, Jose, has … more »