February 2013

Puerto Ayora is located on the waterfront on Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos. It is a very nice little town for relaxing, walking and shopping. We really enjoyed walking around Puerto Ayora, wondering in and out of shops like Olga Fisch, Galapagos Jewelry and Galeria Aymara. The atmosphere of Puerto Ayora is friendly and safe. The shop owners and [...]

While we were exploring Floreana Island in the Galapagos, our naturalist guide took us past a large rock carved in a similar manner to the carvings found on Easter Island. You’ve probably seen pictures of the large freestanding stone heads scattered all over Easter island. So we were intrigued to see one on the Galapagos islands and we wondered how [...]

Without a doubt, the bay on Isabela Island is the most dramatic that we’ve seen in the Galapagos. To see this bay, you simply need to visit the island. The primary town of Puerto Villamil (located on the south eastern tip of the island) is the primary entry point for tourists to the island. As [...]