Tag Archives: Ecoventura

Expectation vs Reality

We never thought this trip would happen for us, but it did. No matter how much we read about the islands, the animals, and birds, our expectations didn’t prepare us for the reality of the surprisingly diverse and wonderful adventure … Continue reading

Posted in Ecuador, South America - 2016 | Tagged , , , , , | 8 Comments

The big question: what’s the difference between tortoises and turtles?

On our flight to the Galapagos Islands, one of us napped and the other crammed like a school exam would be given on arrival. So, the big question: what’s the difference between tortoises and turtles? Did we somehow miss this … Continue reading

Posted in Ecuador, South America - 2016 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Trip planning: a new lesson learned

We knew that someday we’d visit the Galapagos Islands, off the coast of Ecuador, and knew just how we’d do it. A trip-of-a-lifetime deserved the best. Years ago we pored over the photos in the National Geographic and Lindblad Expeditions … Continue reading

Posted in Ecuador, Trip Planning | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments