Tag Archives: San Cristobal

The Galapagos – Flora and Fauna

A picture tells a thousand words so here are snapshots of some of the diverse flora and fauna spotted on our excursions around the islands. If you enjoy this article, you may also like our other posts about Pipistrelle in The … Continue reading

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The Galapagos – Isabela

Translated, ‘Isabela’ means ‘beautiful island’ – and how true it is! Sea horse shaped, it lies 90 nm from San Cristobal, and for us an overnight passage. Having left an anchorage cheek by jowl with over 40 other yachts, we were relieved … Continue reading

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The Galapagos – San Cristobal

After our 930 nm passage it was wonderful to arrive in San Cristobal and recognise yachts we already knew from Colon and Panama City. We had arranged for our agent, Bolivar, to issue an autografo or cruising permit, which entitles … Continue reading

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Landfall and Arrival in the Galapagos!

Day 7 – The (B)eagle has landed! At first light this morning Bob was on watch and witnessed the spectacular outline of the island of San Cristobal. We had sailed since last night with twin poled out headsails, and two … Continue reading

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