Ecuador / Galapagos - July 10, 2010

Monday, July 12, 2010

Photos From Day 3

(More photos are coming!) Whew! What a day! Even though the 2.5 hour bus ride was a long one, it was worth it when we reached Mindo, home of the butterfly breeding center. It was fun to watch the butterflies land right on our hats, hands and bodies. Some of us liked it more than others. We proceeded to the zip lines where we rode 13 down the side of the volcano. By the screams and smiles, it was an experience we'll never forget. One of my favorite parts of the day was visiting the Middle of the World monument where we could balance eggs and watch water go straight down the drain on the equator and watch it go counterclockwise in the southern hemisphere and clockwise in the northern hempisphere. I even got my GPS to read 00.00.000 in latitude! :) My second favorite part might have been making our own pizza (with our cheeks and noses) at dinner. Stone threw his flour at Sara's face (on accident) and both of their reactions were hysterical. Tomorrow is an early day, so here are a few pictures from today!
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  1. You look like your having BIG FUN!!

  2. Bridget, sorry, I came downstairs too late. You had already gone. I posted 69 images to the Flickr account -- they are ready to upload.

  3. I love all the pictures so lining looks fun!
    Kevin (Miss Belardi's fiancee)

  4. Wow -- Life in the states will seem pretty tame after this adventure!!! I don't know if mini-golf and the wave pool will be enough anymore??!?!?! I don't think there are any active volcanos in PA, but maybe they'll put a zip line on Mount Davis (about 2,800 feet, I think. I did see some butterflies in my yard yesterday and we do have Coke and pizza.

    Looks like everyone is having a great time -- one terrific day after the other.

    Patty (Daniel's aunt)

  5. What an amazing group of kids - definitely having an awesome adventure! Thank you!

  6. How come Charlie seems to have been able to make his pizza without any flour on his face like the rest of the group? Looks like another great day on this adventure!

    Pam ( Charlie's aunt)


Programs Details

Duration 14 days
When July 10 - 23, 2010
Focus Ecology