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2011-06-09 00:00:30

Mixing famed Galapagos landmarks and less-visited gems on the 10-day expedition cruise, International Expeditions' small-yacht voyage explores the archipelago’s legendary beaches, lush highland forests and dormant volcanoes, a treasure trove of animals.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.