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The Wall of Tears

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Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
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“bike ride” (35 reviews)
“rented bikes” (24 reviews)
“giant tortoises” (23 reviews)
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Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
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"bike ride"
in 35 reviews
"rented bikes"
in 24 reviews
"giant tortoises"
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"long walk"
in 15 reviews
"nice bike"
in 7 reviews
"up hill"
in 6 reviews
"playa del amor"
in 5 reviews
"bring water"
in 10 reviews
"points of interest"
in 4 reviews
"political prisoners"
in 4 reviews
"island history"
in 4 reviews
"dirt road"
in 4 reviews
"great lookout"
in 4 reviews
"take your time"
in 5 reviews
"by foot"
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"lots of water"
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"sea birds"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If u go to isabela island in Galapagos u must go for a walk to muro de las lagrimas , is a beautiful walk , u can see turtles walking , black iguanas , can get into the water at the Estero , and go...More

Thank Paola M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Monument of man's inhumanity towards its fellow citizens. Interesting site constructed in the middle of nowhere for no reason but to be punitive. Sort of a long walk along the beach and through areas 'controlled' by marine iguanas. If you are lucky you may even...More

Thank 1979Chas_Deb
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rented bicycles in the village for an afternoon (12 dollars) and cycled the trail to the Wall. Along the trail there are many viewpoints, some offer very good views over the sea, beaches, island with volcanoes. There were also half a dozen of tortoises...More

Thank Matt K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The worst prisoners walked three miles with stones to build this 9-foot wall. It eventually collapsed one day to kill the jailer in charge of making them do this tortuous walk. It's a good nature walk. Bring an umbrella - not for the showers, but...More

Thank ScubaDiverRick
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took this walk early morning February and spotted a number of Tortoises about half way to the Wall right up to the start of the small path right at the Wall of Tears. Nice seeing the tortoises in the wild! Even thought the walk...More

Thank Jim F
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I walked for about 90 minutes, going down all the side paths, then continued on the main track until I came across a giant tortoise. I had to get the afternoon ferry so didn’t go all the way to the wall. The walk itself is...More

Thank I-am-amy-nz
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

such a long walk going there. it was burning hot . lots of view points on the way to get there as a pink lagoon, some mangroves , etc etc

Thank Martine P
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

This was a great little hike from Puerto Villamil. It would've been about an hour walk up to the wall, if you didn't make any stops. I had fun along the way, taking in the sights, stopping at little lookouts and getting pictures of the...More

Thank TravellingCarlito
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

This was a 5k bike ride back to the wall. You need to ride through sandy and rocky areas. There are also a few hills along the way, so bring water if it's hot. We ran into multiple tortoises during our ride. Once we got...More

Thank Katie D
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

It’s a long hot walk to get to the Wall of Tears, but you meet gigantic turtles along the way as this is their habitat.

Thank Devon I
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