Up and down in paradise

The second day would be the toughest one: walking 15 kilometres and going from 3750 meters to 4750 meters above sea level. If I was bound to die of asphyxia during this trekking, that would be the day. And, at some point, I really thought I would. If not by the lack of oxygen, then…

The joy of glamping

On the following day I was leaving for my first trekking of several days since I had started traveling. I had been walking a lot, had seen a lot of nature’s wonders, been on one-day excursions on foot or several-days excursions by car but an excursion of several days on foot, that was a first….

Discriminated

Next day, I was off to Santa Cruz, the main island of the Galapagos. Or let’s say the one the most tourists arrive at and stay on. Probably because, of the three main islands, it is the one in the middle, offering easy access to the two other ones. From Santa Cruz, it takes about…