Galapagos with Gap Adventures – Travel Savvy Mom (August 2011)
As part of a 9-part series for Travel Savvy Mom, I chronicled a 10-day Galapagos Islands adventure with Gap Adventures.
They say any journey begins with a single step. Ours starts with a non-stop plane journey–and a queasy feeling that I’m forgetting something really important.
Ever since Gap Adventures invited Chet and I to give their Galapagos Family Adventure a go, I’ve been wondering what exactly we need. Though we’ve traveled extensively, I’m not sure what Gap’s “adventure” travel means. Nor do I know how to define what a “comfort” level may be. And while I follow Gap’s packing list to the letter, I have a nagging suspicion I’m forgetting something important. I spend the day packing and second guessing and then re-packing again. Once I manage to meet the list and pack a single duffel bag for both of us under 37 lbs., I call myself done and hope for the best…
(To read the rest of the series, click here).