Posts tagged ‘Galapagos’

February 26, 2011

Random Photo of the Day 9: Galapagos

Weird flora from one of the other-worldly landscapes of the Galapagos Islands, June 2006

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November 23, 2007

Honeymoon

Sunset in the Galapagos

Blue-footed Booby

We are not an ordinary couple, thankfully. So when we married, for our honeymoon did we go somewhere quiet, warm & relaxing on a beach in a hotel with a swimming pool? Hell no – far too easy! Why do that when you can cruise around the Galapagos Islands, spend a night in Lake Titicaca, climb the Inca trail to Macchu Picchu, then stay in the Amazon Jungle? I got mugged & had my wallet & passport stolen in Cuzco, had a nightmare getting a temporary passport from the bureaucrats in Lima, nearly missing my flight back, got very sick from the cold & the altitude in Titicaca such that I thought I’d have to pull out of the Inca Trail climb – but I wouldn’t change it for anything else! Absolutely loved it!