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What I Ate in the Galapagos

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It’s What I Ate Wednesday, and this week I’m taking you back to the Galapagos Islands with me! What do they eat on such remote islands? Find out today!

Breakfast
Our hotels all included breakfast each day, and it was usually buffet style with homemade breads, fruits, coffee, yogurt, cereal, and the like. Did you know Ecuador is the #1 exporter of bananas in the world? And there are a ton of varieties!

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Fruit and banana bread
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Fruit with yogurt and coffee
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Fresh-cut papaya
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potato cakes with cheese

Snacks
It’s very important to stay hydrated and fed throughout the day in the Galapagos! You have to stay fueled for all the incredible hiking, swimming, and fun! The empanadas pictured below were the best I’ve ever had!

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Cheesy empanadas and fresh-cut fruit
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Popcorn!
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Fried banana chips and fried dough balls!
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Coconut water fresh from the source!

Lunch
Lunches were sometimes like an early dinner because we spent so much of the day exploring!

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Wahoo fish with veggies and fries
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Octopus with brown sauce and fries!
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Wahoo fish, salad, rice, steamed veggies
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Green soup! Traditional for Ecuador and the islands
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Fish, rice, potato, and tomato

Suppertime
After a day of exploring these pristine and unique islands, our bellies were always growling! The people of the Galapagos Islands really know how to satisfy a strong hunger.

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Wahoo–what a fun name for a fish!
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Hot stew for a chilly night
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SUSHI!
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Prawns and veggies

Dessert
And let’s don’t forget the sweets!

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Homemade ice cream with a homemade brownie
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Sweet yogurt with fruit and a chocolate cookie

Want more from the Galapagos? Check out our other Galapagos and Ecuador posts here!

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