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Galápagos Islands, Ecuador (Day 4 of 5)

Galapagos Penguins, sea lions, getting a little wet, sea turtles and rays, 6 - 10 June

semi-overcast 32 °C
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Day 4 itinerary
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First up, off to Sombrero Chino Island (shape = name)
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On the way there we saw more Galapagos Penguins and got close to a large family of sea lions
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On Sombrero Chino, we walked a short trail around the island. Our proximity to the animals never ceased to amaze
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This will be a great photo Amanda, just take one step back...
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Back on our trusted dingy to Encantada
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Time for a little sailing
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Off to Black Turtle Cove to look for some sea turtles and rays in amongst the mangroves
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Spotted Eagle Rays
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Sea turtles. They love the shallow, quiet waters around the mangroves, far away from predators in the open ocean
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After a good hour floating peacefully alongside these tranquil ocean creatures, we headed back for some platanos and cheese snacks and a beer on our "little red sailing boat". What a great day!
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Posted by ayrestours 17:51 Archived in Ecuador

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wonderful, wonderful - but isnt it about time you headed back to more "normal" encounters - Chip is getting really jealous now and keeps on repeating "what an experience, what an experience" meaning the combination of sailing-islands-wild life- freedom-hammock...It is good to see that some of our animmal brothers and sisters also seem to be enjoying life. Mum and Dad

by Chip Richardson

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