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Slowly does it in the Galapagos

It looked like a small coconut bobbing on the surface of the emerald green sea. “Look! There’s one!” Skip exclaimed excitedly from the seat behind me in the kayak. I peered across the bay into the brilliant sunshine. About 15 feet from our boat was the tiny grey face of a giant sea turtle, its eyes glancing toward the sky […]

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Galapagos: Where people come last

“Grandpa, what is it like in the Galapagos Islands?” my grandson Lasky will ask me, in a conversation I expect we will have some years from now. He’s still less than a month old, but already I am looking forward to talks like these. “It is like nowhere else, my boy. It is pure wind, wave, sun and sand. It […]

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