Farewell Galapagos

We have arrived from the Galapagos into a beautiful late afternoon here in Tumbaco. Our final days in the Galapagos found us kayaking in Divine Bay amongst blue-footed boobies and an array of aquatic life, cliff jumping into a magnificent chasm at Las Grietas, and snorkeling with sharks and penguins at Isla Bartolemé. Emerson checking […]

Service Day at CDRS

Wednesday, we visited the Charles Darwin Research Station, and after touring the tortoise rearing pens and learning about the foundation’s various conservation initiatives, we helped clear and plant a new garden featuring native cacti and some endangered plants. It was challenging work, hauling volcanic rock, weeding, and planting in the tropical sun, but the efforts […]