Dear Traveler, on board the Hurtigruten Expedition’s MS Santa Cruz II ship, Lesley Bellew, Daily Mail UK journalist is setting sail on a life-changing voyage around the Galapagos Islands, 600 miles off mainland Ecuador.
Lesley journeys around the Galapagos
This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the beauty, biodiversity, and unique wildlife of the islands, which were made famous by Charles Darwin’s visit in 1835. Lesley is thrilled to be taking part in this expedition.
The MS Santa Cruz II is a modern and luxurious ship, designed to provide the perfect environment for Lesley’s voyage. It has comfortable cabins, a large observation deck, a spacious dining area and a lounge with plenty of entertainment options.
The boat also has kayaks, snorkeling gear, and other equipment for exploring the islands. It is fully equipped with modern navigational and safety equipment, and the crew is highly experienced and knowledgeable about the area.
As Lesley journeys around the Galapagos, she will have the opportunity to experience all the amazing wildlife, scenery and culture that the islands have to offer. She will have the chance to zodiac boat landings, and observe the unique and fascinating wildlife, including sea lions, giant tortoises, and a variety of birds and reptiles.
Galapagos visitors will also have the opportunity to visit some of the islands’ unique and protected sites, including the Charles Darwin Research Station. Here they will learn about the research currently being conducted on the islands and the efforts to protect the fragile ecosystem.
The Hurtigruten Expedition’s MS Santa Cruz II ship is the perfect vessel for Lesley’s life-changing voyage around the Galapagos Islands. She is sure to come away with a newfound appreciation for the beauty and diversity of the area.
Greetings from Galapagos Ecuador
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