Bad Timing on Galapagos Cruise Stories

In what can only be attributed to bad timing and bad luck, these two stories popped up right next to each other on CruiseCritic’s RSS feeds:

First Story

First Story

Second Story

Second Story

As background, Jeff Bezos Amazon’s CEO and drone enthusiast, was recently evacuated from a cruise ship in the Galapagos Islands.  Local officials recived a call from the m/v Letty that a passenger was ill. He was diagnosed with kidney stones and an emergency evacuation of Mr. Bezos was ordered. He was airlifted Santa Cruz Is. then Baltra Is. He boarded his private plane and flew back to Seattle for further treatment. An Amazon spokesman  stated “He got a good outcome….he’s feeling well.”

Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos Evacuated from Galapagos Cruise

Galapagos Islands Cruise Basics 

Here’s a brochure for the ship he was on:

letty ship galapagos

letty ship galapagos