Anchored in the early morning in the flooded caldera at Genovesa Island. The overnight voyage had pitched us quite dramatically, nearly falling out of the bunks on a couple of occasions. Three quarters of the caldera remain, giving us some shelter here. But the morning Continue Reading →


A change in the flight time from Baltra meant that we had little time in Guayaquil, Ecuador’s biggest city. (Pronounced ‘wa-ka-quil’ but sometimes squeezed into a single syllable.) Just one night at the palatial Grand Hotel. Wandered a little after dark. FCO advice for Ecuador Continue Reading →