Stays That Slay: The Grand Queen Beatriz

In November, 2020, Out Adventures returns to Charles Darwin’s famed archipelago for an intimate, sumptuous and utterly educational expedition: our Galapagos Gay Cruise. Fawn over the photos below…a sneak a peek at the private yacht we’ll make our own while we explore the most lavish ecosystems on Earth.

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Elegy For Lonesome George

Lonesom George slowly meandering through a rocky landscape.

As we relaunch our Galapagos Gay Cruise we pay homage to the world’s last, POSSIBLY GAY, Pinta Island tortoise.

Five years after we last embarked, Out Adventures returns to Ecuador aboard our Galapagos Gay Cruise. Before we do, however, we must honour an important forefather. Lonesome George was the penultimate symbol of the Galapagos Archipelago that passed away in 2012. It may be paradise on earth but it’s also where many species went extinct. Lonesome George was literally the last Punta Island tortoise. Rumour has it he was also light in the loafers. As they’d say in Ecuador, “¡Escandolo!”

Allow us to pay tribute to our ambiguously gay reptile with an elegy. This lament for the dead will deliver serious reflection, preposterous self-indulgence and a chance to learn about the rarest creature that lived. He was only 100 years old when he passed away. A whipper-snapping spring chicken compared to his peers. Except they were already dead.

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