Galapagos Experience

Astrea Diary – Day 01: We arrived in Galapagos at approximately 10am. Our guide waited for us at Seymour (Baltra Island) airport. He was holding up a sign with the Astrea logo and was very excited that we arrived and that we would soon be on board! We took the bus to the Itabaca Channel, […]

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Astrea Diary – Day 02: Today we had buffet for breakfast. We had sausage, jam and variety of cheese, fruits and cereals. After breakfast, we disembarked at Plazas Island. I loved the beautiful view once we started approaching land. We walked around the different types of cactus, saw many land iguanas, swallow tailed gulls and […]

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Astrea Diary – Day 03: In the morning, we woke up in Puerto Ayora. We disembarked to visit the Charles Darwin Station. It was an educational visit where we saw tortoises and learned more about the history of the enchanted islands! We also got to hear about the life of Lonesome George.   At around […]

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Astrea Diary – Day 05:   Today was a full snorkeling day. We went to Cowley and Albany Islet – this is an amazing place located in the east of Isabela, the water was great, yet again! Our guide mentioned the possibility of seeing hammerhead sharks in the water, but it sometimes depends on the […]

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Astrea Diary – Day 04: This is a day I will never forget. It was special because I came face to face with a Galapagos shark. We disembarked at Dragon’s Hill – and we walked around the island. We saw a lot of land iguanas resting in the road, and lots of cactus and birds. […]

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