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Sunday

May 11, 2014
10:19 pm

Day 12: Family Day adventures at the beach

Happy Mother’s Day! Mom, I’m sorry that I can’t be with you today to thank you for all that you…

Day 12: Family Day adventures at the beach

Sunday

May 11, 2014
8:37 am

Day 11: It’s sunny….What?

Today was a day like any other on Isabela…..No, scratch that, not quite like any other day. The dogs were…

Day 11: It’s sunny….What?

Friday

May 9, 2014
8:45 pm

Day 10: The wonders of Los Tunules

A day of rain, sun, snorkeling, science, and adventure! We arrived at IOI to yet another blustering rainstorm. But do…

Day 10: The wonders of Los Tunules

Friday

May 9, 2014
9:05 am

Day 9: Tortoises, snorkeling and body surfing!

Trip to the Tortoise Breeding Center and an afternoon of body surfing! Typically in New England after a rainy night,…

Day 9: Tortoises, snorkeling and body surfing!

Wednesday

May 7, 2014
10:06 pm

Day 8: Tour-tuga

We began our overcast Wednesday with a harried chiva ride to the docks. Written by Symme Page ’15 and Brett…

Day 8: Tour-tuga

Tuesday

May 6, 2014
10:07 pm

Day 7: The wall of tears (and sweat)

Today started off bright and early with breakfast in our homestays followed by trips to bike stores. Once we got…

Day 7: The wall of tears (and sweat)

Monday

May 5, 2014
10:40 pm

Day 6: Waves, and waves of data

Today we analyzed our marine iguana data and went out for a snorkel off the beach of Isabela. At 8am…

Day 6: Waves, and waves of data

Sunday

May 4, 2014
10:46 pm

Day 5: Marine iguanas of Tintoreras

Today, our species of interest was the marine iguana, Amblyrhnchus cristatis. This large lizard is black like the lava rocks…

Day 5: Marine iguanas of Tintoreras

Saturday

May 3, 2014
11:01 pm

Day 4: Beach day!

Today began bright and early with breakfast with our host families. We all had very different meals and enjoyed comparing…

Day 4: Beach day!

Friday

May 2, 2014
9:00 pm

Day 3: Puerto Villamil and IOI!

Today we made the trip from Santa Cruz to Isabela, where we met our host families for the first time…

Day 3: Puerto Villamil and IOI!