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Docked in Santa Cruz, we left the ship for the last time, saying goodbye to the crew and all our new friends!
Santa Cruz reminded us it’s nearly Christmas (and with unusual nativity animals!):
Before heading to the airport, one final Giant Tortoise visit – this time all the Tortoises are truly wild and just happen to be wandering through the Rancho Primicias reserve! There were still many, a bit more spread out than at the earlier place …
And that’s it! 40 hours, three flights, and we got home from this amazing trip!
Out last full day on our Royal Galapagos Cormorant 1 cruise started with kayaking:
After lunch we trekked to see Flamingos and this was really the only letdown of our trip; there were only five birds and all a long way off, a struggle even for the medium zoom Sony camera I had with me:
In the afternoon we had our final snorkeling, somewhat rough sea where two currents meet but resulting in MANY fish (and another turtle!):