Day 5 All aboard the Galaven

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Today we head out on our 8 day boat trip around the islands. We get a nice sleepin and wander into town.

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Have one last meal at our regular food place and look for a long sleeve shirt for John.

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Then a quick taxi ride to the hotel and back to grab our bags to wait for our boat. We have a quick zodiac ride to our boat and get assigned our rooms. Luckily my persistence in demanding a room not next to the engine pays off and we’re on the top floor as expected…phew. Quick bite to eat and then it’s back to the mainland.

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Then it’s a 30min bus ride to the breeding centre we rode to on Sunday.

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I don’t feel so bad at struggling up some of these hills 2 days ago on my bike with clunky gears when the bus really struggles.

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We’re at the centre in the late afternoon so the light is much better than when we were here last time.

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We’ve also brought more appropriate lenses. This time we have the zooms which are much better at getting in close.

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It’s much busier today with our group of 19 and a couple of other buses plus a few individuals.

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Seems to be feeding time so there are a few more animals around we can get fairly close to for pictures.

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Then it is a bus back to town and an hour to kill before we’re back on the boat.

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We are in the harbor most of the night and get to see the sun set over the ocean.