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La Pinta Review

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Review for La Pinta to Galapagos
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10+ Cruises • Age 80s

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Sail Date: Oct 2016

There were many unfortunate incidences on this trip, but also some very good moments also. The first day got off to a frustrating start. After a long day traveling to get to the ship we were already pretty tired and late afternoon we drove about 40 minutes to a giant tortoise reproduction center. We saw the giant tortoises on the flat ground and then we began to climb up and up to see a few baby tortoises in cages at the top of the hill. Our naturalist walked very fast as he was used to it and when coming down he completely left 3 people behind, one that had an injury to her knee. When we arrived at the dock to board the zodiacs to return to the ship, the naturalists came running up to us and chastised us for not staying with him. I don't know why he was so upset; he hadn't seemed concerned with us up to that point,.

Food on board was acceptable, but not as exceptional as I had anticipated.

Most of the crew was friendly; however, the bar server treated some of the passengers like children. When a friend went up to the bar to ask for a drink, she was told to "sit down" and you will be served. Seemed a bit rude.

Cabin Review

Cabins were very nice with great big windows so you could see a lot from your cabin. Bed was comfortable. Lighting was poor.

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