Monthly Archives: April 2010

Galapagos Rendezvous and Sightseeing

During the last couple of days, we had a number of important tasks to complete before we move from Santa Cruz – where plenty of stores and services are located. We got more provisions, did laundry, fixed problems with a … Continue reading

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Announcing New Partnership with KCF Technologies

Most regular Tahina followers are aware of the very cool VideoRay ROV (a remote-controlled underwater video camera) we have on board in part due to our partnership with the manufacturer VideoRay. Back in 2008, when I went to see a … Continue reading

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Important Tahina Update

We will soon be leaving for the last island stop in the Galapagos (we’re leaving tomorrow). We have heard Isla Isabela does not have working Internet. We plan to be there for a week and then leave for the French … Continue reading

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First Dive in the Galapagos

We had intended to dive a famous site in San Cristobal. But, on Sunday there had been some big surf (probably due to a distant storm at sea). This resulted in poor visibility for many dive sites in the Galapagos. … Continue reading

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Another Two Days of Photos From Galapagos

In the last post, I shared how we made passage to Santa Cruz – our next stop in the Galapagos. The slideshow below shows photos starting with Monday when we played with our VideoRay ROV off the back of Tahina. … Continue reading

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Moved to Isla Santa Cruz in the Galapagos

Today (Tuesday) we left San Cristobal to move over to Isla Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz is the most populated island in the Galapagos, and is home to the National Park of the Galapagos, the Darwin Research Center, and lots of … Continue reading

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Galapagos Island Tour 1

We arrived to the Galapagos at San Cristobal Island on Saturday morning. We spent the first day getting our clearance done, getting caught up on sleep, and cleaning up a bit after the long passage. We also arranged for an … Continue reading

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First 360 Panorama of Galapagos and a bonus

Before shooting 360 panoramas in a new location, I like to check to see what other panoramas have been done so I don’t duplicate my efforts. When checking Galapagos, I found out there haven’t been any published there yet! … Continue reading

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Weekend Arrival at the Galapagos

We had to slow down our approach to the Galapagos starting on Thursday night because the speed were sailing would have us arriving at the port at night. Since it isn’t a good idea to arrive at an unfamiliar port … Continue reading

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Photos from our Galapagos Passage

Here is a batch of photos from our sailing passage to the Galapagos from Panama. In here you will find photos along the way, and the pictures of our crossing the equator and having a visit from King Neptune in … Continue reading

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