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A travel day - San Jose, CA to Quito, Ecuador. We stay in the Hotel Rio Amazones in Quito.
We spent December 4th in Quito, Ecuador. Our activities included:
We fly from Quito to the Galapagos Islands on December 5. We arrive at San Cristobal Island (red arrow on map).
We will live in a 75-ft motorboat (GAP Adventurer II) for the 8 days we are in the Galapagos. We travel to a different island each day.
Our activities this day included:
We traveled to Espanola Island during the night (red arrow on map).
Our activities on December 6 included:
Below are some photos from our first full day in the Galapagos.
The wildlife in the Galapagos are not afraid of humans.
Some crabs near the beach.
A baby sea lion looking for its mother. We saw lots of babies.
Inside the 75-foot boat. We have 16 in our group plus a guide and crew (photos above and below).
Another view looking towards the stern.. Our cabin is at the top of the stairs.
Lunch on the boat.