Stillness on the Ship (A Poem on Grieving and the Waters Around the Galapagos)
Parts of the day, and nights I watched the sea gulls,
chase the ship, sometimes along side us,
sometimes in back, sometimes perched, as if in the air,
but up there, by the Captains helm,
the gulls would roam, seemingly, uncaring,
staring into his room;
snubbing the whole world, and its land,
under a blue sky looking down onto the blue water.
Now I paced, in the moonlit night, paced
like a child, back and forth
along the side of the ship, goin Read More...
The Exotic Galapagos Islands
The Galapagos Islands were named after the giant Galapagos tortoises. The archipelago emerged six million years ago as a result of volcanic activity in the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. These enchanted place on earth is composed of 19 islands and more than 40 islets, with white sand beaches, dark and solid rocks, unique landscapes, deep crystal clear waters, you can enjoy yourself swimming with playful sea lions around you, watching friendly shark Read More...
Three Biggest Galapagos Flights Mistakes People Make
Making one of three mistakes with your Galapagos flights is all it takes to delay you getting to the islands on time which can have dire consequences if you have booked a cruise boat because they will have to set sail without you. A small amount of foreknowledge will prevent you from inadvertently making these errors.
Keep in mind that international flights don't land at the Galapagos Islands but rather at either Quito or Guayaquil international Read More...