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Galapagos Islands Cruise Day 3: Penguins!

Our yacht travelled for six hours during the night and we awoke on the western side of Isabela at Punta Moreno.  There were five volcanos in plain view sharing a common barren topography.

Breakfast was served at 7:00 am after which we headed out for our first excursion. 

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Galapagos Islands Cruise Day 2: White Tipped Sharks!

We awoke under calm, sunny skies to find ourselves anchored at Puerto Vilamil, the main town on Isabela Island.  The wake-up call sounded at the crack of dawn (5:45) in order to allow us to visit Los Tintoreras, a small island next to Isabela Island upon which cruise ship passengers are only permitted to land between 6:00 and 8:00 in the morning.  

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