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The Great American Road Trip — Sioux Falls to Rapid City

If you are traveling to Yellowstone from Minneapolis (and we were), you pretty much have to make the trek from Sioux Falls to Rapid City. It isn’t the most entertaining drive, but it is far from the worst (ahem, Texas, … Continue reading

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The Great American Road Trip — Minneapolis to Sioux Falls

Back when we naively thought our home renovations were actually going to begin on September 1 (ha ha ha ha ha, how dumb were we even though two other planned start dates had come and gone), we planned an epic … Continue reading

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The Year+ (and Counting) of Covid

So . . . we’ve been back in the U.S. for over a year now. And, boy, have our lives changed.

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Final Thoughts on 2020

Not to put too fine of a point on it, but 2020 sucked.  I know, I know, it sucked for absolutely everyone, some more than others. But, no Schneiduk PigFish wrap up of 2020 can start by saying anything other … Continue reading

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Traveling during covid

Minneapolis in winter is cold and snowy and so very, very dark. As it became clear that we weren’t going to be able to leave the U.S. due to covid anytime soon, it also became clear we were going to … Continue reading

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Final thoughts on Ecuador*

Oh Ecuador, we barely got to know you.  Although we had planned to spend a full two months in Ecuador, our trip got cut short due to covid.  But, that doesn’t mean we don’t have thoughts.  Because we always have … Continue reading

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360 Tour of San Cristobal*

Upon arrival in San Cristobal, we went from shop to shop looking for some sort of snorkeling tour we could do the next day.  After talking to numerous places, it became clear that the 360 Tour was our best option … Continue reading

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Things to do on San Cristobal Island, Galapagos*

After five lovely days on Isabela Island, it was time to head to San Cristobal Island.  We couldn’t take the teeny tiny plane, as we had too much luggage.  So, it was back to the ferry for us.  And, because … Continue reading

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Day trip to Tintoreras*

One of the day trips pretty much every tour company on Isabela offers is a half-day trip to Tintoreras, a small island nearly within swimming distance of the main pier.  We booked with Pahohoe and paid $50/person (again, we probably … Continue reading

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Day trip to Los Tuneles*

If you are visiting Isabela Island, one of the “must do’s” is a day trip to Los Tuneles, a collection of small islands formed ages ago when one of the many volcanoes on Isabela erupted.  As a result of the … Continue reading

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