GALAPAGOS Day 10… Taxi Tours: organise a group and explore the Galapagos in a ute

A whimsical house in an ancient tree, a freshwater lake in the highlands where frigate birds come to bathe, being eye to eye with giant tortoises and watching birds from yet another beautiful Galapagos beach. These were the 4 places our driver took us after we piled into his pickup for $10usd each. On the Galapagos the taxis are all white pick up trucks (or … Continue reading GALAPAGOS Day 10… Taxi Tours: organise a group and explore the Galapagos in a ute

GALAPAGOS Day 2… More free adventures on Puerto Ayora: Las Grietas and Tortuga Bay

Swimming with iguanas, walking through underground lava tunnels, snorkelling in a deep dark canyon, sunbathing on white sand beaches looking out to the bluest ocean you’ve ever seen. This really is some kind of paradise.. All this adventure for $1.60usd Continue reading GALAPAGOS Day 2… More free adventures on Puerto Ayora: Las Grietas and Tortuga Bay

GALAPAGOS Day 1: An afternoon of free activities and seafood in Puerto Ayora

On our 1st afternoon in the Galapagos Islands we spent $0 and saw sea lions, sharks, red crabs, sea iguanas, land iguanas, giant tortoises, little lizards and sooooo many amazing birds… Although people write it off as an expensive destination there is plenty you can do here on a budget. With regards to food and accomodation the Galapagos is cheaper than Brazil, Chile and Argentina! If like us you’re mainly interested in seeing the wildlife, you don’t actually have to take a cruise for $1000s of dollars. Continue reading GALAPAGOS Day 1: An afternoon of free activities and seafood in Puerto Ayora

Landing in a parallel universe: First impressions of Galapagos, and what to know before you go

Dry black solidified lava forms an uninviting rock scape. Green stick-insect like trees, rambling thorny vines and cacti with round flat leaves… Its life Jim but not as we know it. Just like stepping into a parallel universe where everything looks familiar but nothing is quite as you would expect it to be. As a huge David Attenborough fan the Galapagos Islands have always been high … Continue reading Landing in a parallel universe: First impressions of Galapagos, and what to know before you go

The Road to Happiness Leads to a Journey Within: A post about Yoga

“When the body becomes weak and depleted, your education will not save you. Knowing for sure that all objects you come into contact with are impermanent, Do not get lost in them, instead, Again and again resolve to be aware of the Eternal Self. Where is the conflict when the Truth is known, Where is the disease when the mind is clear, Where is death … Continue reading The Road to Happiness Leads to a Journey Within: A post about Yoga