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Ecuador and the galapagos islands 2010

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  • Despite their remoteness and the paucity of drinking water, the Galapagos have been a stage for a strange sequence of dramas that continue to this day…
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    • 1. Ecuador & Galapagos Islands Medicine, Society and Darwin 3 – 19 November 2010
    • 2. Quito
    • 3. The Hotel Hilton Colon, Quito
    • 4. Independence Square
    • 5. San Francisco Monastery
    • 6. La Compania Church
    • 7. Cotopaxi
    • 8. Drive along the Avenue of the Volcanoes
    • 9. To the Village of Sangolqui
    • 10. The village market
    • 11. And Polyclinic
    • 12. Hear of Charles Darwin & the Origin of Species
    • 13. Drive to the Mindo Cloud forest
    • 14. Take part in a nature walk
    • 15. Mindo is known for its Hummingbirds
    • 16. Stay at the Sachatamia Lodge
    • 17. Drive into the Andean Highlands
    • 18. And stay at the Hacienda Cusin
    • 19. ShamanVisit the villages of the region
    • 20. Otavalo Market
    • 21. Return to Quito
    • 22. And hear a talk on the Voyage of the Beagle
    • 23. The Santa Cruz Fly to the Galapagos and board The Mary Anne
    • 24. Sail to North Seymour
    • 25. Sea Lions, Blue Footed Boobies and Frigate Birds
    • 26. Frigate Bird Mating Trick
    • 27. Blue Footed Boobies
    • 28. To Puerto Ayora and visit the Charles Darwin Research Station, Learn of the work of the GCT and..
    • 29. Into the Highlands to see Giant Tortoises, Darwin’s Finches and Vermillion Flycatchers
    • 30. Angermeyer Point Restaurant Learn of Living in the Galapagos
    • 31. To Hood or Espanola Island
    • 32. Gardner Bay for snorkelling, Sea Lions, possible kayaking and a beach walk to see the Hood Island Mockingbirds
    • 33. To Punta Suarez for the Albatrosses,
    • 34. Blue Footed Boobies and
    • 35. Marine Iguanas
    • 36. To Punta Cormorant, Floreana Island
    • 37. Wet landing on a sandy beach to find..
    • 38. And Sea Turtles - Followed by Dingy and the option to snorkel and on to Post Office Bay
    • 39. Sail West to Isabella and Fernandina Islands
    • 40. Volcanic landscapes of Punta Moreno, Isabella Island ..walk across the lava fields
    • 41. At Punta Moreno view penguins, Flamingos and sea turtles
    • 42. Boat trip through Mangroves by Elizabeth Bay,
    • 43. where sea turtles rest
    • 44. To Urbina Bay, Isabella Island
    • 45. At Urbina Bay see the Land Iguanas
    • 46. Giant Tortoises
    • 47. At Punta Espinosa see Cormorants, Penguins and Sea Lions
    • 48. To Puerto Egas, Santiago Island
    • 49. To see Fur Seals,
    • 50. Plaza Island, Sea Lion Colonies....And Marine Iguanas
    • 51. And tidal life including...
    • 52. There is good swimming off the beach and snorkelling..
    • 53. To Bartolome
    • 54. The Peak, Bartolome
    • 55. Walk up The Peak
    • 56. For a view of the islands
    • 57. Swim and snorkel off the beach
    • 58. To Black Turtle Cove and take a dingy ride to view sea turtles, rays and sharks
    • 59. Return to Quito for your final night and farewell dinner