Day 109: Last supper of ants and cayman / Letzte Mahlzeit mit Ameisen und Kaiman

Contrary to Fabian’s assertion last night, the weather today was the exact same as the day before: a mix of sun, clouds and scattered raindrops. So, there! This was just as well, since we wanted to get to the top of Monserrate mountain. At 3,100 meters (over 10,000 ft), it not only has a pilgrimage … More Day 109: Last supper of ants and cayman / Letzte Mahlzeit mit Ameisen und Kaiman

Day 104: Cruise ships, reloaded / Kreuzfahren, mal anders

This morning, we woke up to this monstrosity right by our hotel / Heute morgen begrüßte uns dieses Monster gleich vor unserem Hotel: Cruise shipping / Kreuzfahren, mal anders Luckily for us, we still had our little Kia and so were able to evade the invasion of cruise shippers. However, unlike yesterday we could not … More Day 104: Cruise ships, reloaded / Kreuzfahren, mal anders

Day 103 – BBQ Iguana and Curaçao Spritz / BBQ Leguan und Curaçao Spritz

We picked up another tiny Kia rental car at 10 am today to head to the beautiful “Playa Kenapa”, the favorite spot of the hotel’s bellman and our new friend, Chris. With its crystal clear, light blue water and white coral sand, it has everything you would expect of a classic Caribbean beach. After a … More Day 103 – BBQ Iguana and Curaçao Spritz / BBQ Leguan und Curaçao Spritz

Days 99 and 100: Erectile dysfunction in the lover tunnel / Erektile Dysfunktion im Liebestunnel

On day 7 of our cruise we came back to where we started our Galápagos adventure – Puerto Ayora. We finally visited the Darwin Center, an NGO that supports the preservation of the islands. There we could see tiny baby tortoises as well as the remainders of the famous Lonesome George (the last of its … More Days 99 and 100: Erectile dysfunction in the lover tunnel / Erektile Dysfunktion im Liebestunnel

Day 98: Back to civilization / Zurück in der Zivilisation 

After almost a week without any kind of connection and barely any contact with other people, it was a bit of a shock to land in the busy harbor of Puerto Ayora tonight. With everyone (us included) checking their cell phones, and a neighboring cruise ship almost ramming into ours, the magic of the past … More Day 98: Back to civilization / Zurück in der Zivilisation