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Service and Sailing

Posted: Tue, Jun 30, 2015


Location: Galapagos
Author: Kelsey N.

So, today was the epic continuation of painting walls with watercolors. Except not really since all that was left was a strip where the old tape had been. The worst part was that it was the evil black/brown glossy paint that specialized in repelling our watercolors. But it was then James to the rescue with a small can of actual paint! Paint-paint, not watercolors pretending to be paint. That made short work of the evil black strip, thankfully. All that was left after that was clean-up and the like. Afterwards, we packed up what we needed for the next leg of our journey: three nights on a boat. The boat’s pretty small, mind you, with nice but compact bunk-bed cabins and some sort of dish-washing hose from a sink pretending to be a shower, but there’s actual AC and working lights despite the small size. And the food is amazing. Maybe the street food has skewed my perception a bit, but our dinner was the best meal we’ve had since the Amazon. Give us re-fills on our juice and we’ll really be set. Some people got really seasick, and some only a little bit, so there’s that as well.
P.S. Students also took an excursion into the interior of the island to visit a Giant Land Tortoise Sanctuary.

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