OpenRoad Driver Volume 14 Issue 1 - Page 84

84 » OpenRoad Driver It’s Day Three in the Galápagos, where I’m spending a week visiting five islands in the archipelago on a small passenger ship, The Eric. With nineteen co-travelers the ship is small enough to venture close to the bays and coves of islands with names as colourful as the species they shelter: Floreana, San Cristóbal, Española and Santa Cruz. By day we kayak and snorkel in aquiline water, taking short hikes into the islands’ interiors to explore the birdlife, mammals, reptiles and amphibians that inhabit them. With no other ships nearby we fRFP&V6W2B6fW2FW'6VfW2vfpW"W&WVFVƖRVƗGvR&PF'vW7VRG&fVW'27FWr&6FRFVFV6VB&F6R6PvW&Rv^( &RWfW"6RW&6VfVB2F&VB"FvW"'FRwV26VƖ2GW'FW27Fw&2B7V6W2b&&G0FBvRV6VFW"v^( BƖRF&VƖWfRFR6G2&RG'VǐVFV6VB'WB6WfW&fR&VV66FV@'VV6VFW'2fW"FRV'2FFVB'V&VFFBFPG&GV7Fb&6&G2vG2BfW&6G2FBfRVFvW&VBFRVFV֖07V6W22vR&6f&V6BvRF6R66B7vgFǒfvFrFP&66Ɩfg2&VfFW27vV'2VWFǒVFW 2'&VFBGW&2FW"w&WvF6Vf6R( FRvG2vRvVBFvW@&BbW&R( R62( FW&R&R&w&2FW&F6FRFR6G2F'WB6V&ǒv^( fR@vGFVbFVWB( ХFR6G2&VV6VBfW"FRV'2'FPFBgVFR&W6FVG2bf&V&R&&V&V6W6RFWF&VFVFRvFƖfRfVVFrfƗ&G26v&&G2f6W2BGW'FRVvw27FFR6B2fW&6rF6V&&r@ƗfR6W&VB&V6v^( &RvV6V@'6VƖ2vFvV֖r&FW2@f6W26VBFv&G2FR7VfWr7FW0