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Galapagos Setting & Symbolism

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Hotel El Dorado

The brand new Hotel El Dorado is built for Galapagos Islands tourists, but the Ecuadorian economy collapses. The tourist trade dries up. The hotel is looted by starving rioters after "the Nature Cruise of the Century" is called off.

Bahía de Darwin

The Bahía de Darwin is a modern technological marvel built as a cruise ship to run back and forth to the Galapagos Islands. The ship is equipped with every possible luxury and practically runs itself. Ecuadorians, however, loot all the ship's luxuries and food, and the captain gets it hopelessly lost. The ship will not start after running aground on Santa Rosalia and ten years later sinks into the ocean.

The Nature Cruise of the Century

The Nature Cruise of the Century is the result of a public relations campaign by Bobby King. The first trip of the Bahía de...

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