Galapagos


Wonderful trip! Just wanted to share a few of our favorite pictures.

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A visit to the unique world of the Galapagos Islands.

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Never attempt to arrive late at night by plane to Quito, Ecuador. Notice I say attempt: Fog envelopes the city, the plane circles until nearly out of fuel, and then the machine makes a quick scamper …

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Our Galapagos trip combined adventure (snorkeling with sharks, sea turtles, &sealions), geology (volcanoes), zoology, history (Darwin), folklore (murder & intrigue), culture, & rest. But …

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Go ahead. I'm ready. Take my picture.Land IguanaMorning snack time for Land IguanaGive me a minute. I\'m just trying to warm up! Marine Iguana ready to face the day.Where did they get that amazing color?!?Boy or girl? Look at the eyes.

For me one of my best experiences in my life.....Galapagos is perfect on the Angelito yacht !!!! The guide Maja was excellent !!!! The food, The crew was fantastic !!! I want to come back again !!!

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Wildlife of the Galapagos islandsA curious sea lionPuerto AyoraLooking across the harbotPelican in the GalapagosTree in the Galapagos

From June to September whales come to Ecuador for mating season. IS great to see their dances in the water. The area around is amazing, archeology, landscapes, culture, history, traditions, Panama …

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Whale dance!Welcoming road.....Just imaging to get that close to the huge whales.Fragata at the Isla de La PlataBlue footed bobie at the Isla de la Platamasked boobies at Isla de la Plata

I am including a selected number of photos i took while I was on my tour. Enjoy.

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Hanging out in the sand with some wildlife
Julia and her mom, Sue, lounging with sea lions in the Galapagos Happy Mother's Day! In celebration of the day's holiday, I thought I'd share one of my favorite mother-daughter trip journals. …
One of the first icebergs we encountered
Image from Gregory Dohrn's Antarctica Journal What a day! Today we entered Antarctic Sound, also known as Iceberg Alley. And what a place it is! Gigantic table icebergs float everywhere, and on …
Galapagos Guide, Fabricio Chavez, filmed over a dozen eagle rays while leading a snorkeling tour in the Galapagos. The spotted eagle ray is recognized by the white spots on its body. Including its …
Although many travelers are familiar with the natural history cruises in the Galapagos, they may not be aware that these cruises are also paired with some of the best snorkeling/ scuba diving around. …
The Galapagos Islands are located at the Equator so there is not a lot of seasonal variation. Air temperatures tend to run in the 70s-80s year round, slightly warmer from January-April. The climate …
Information supplied by: International Galapagos Tour Operators Association (IGTOA) Protect a priceless archipelago from destructive forces, allow it to be as it is, keep it that way forever - the …
The Galapagos Islands are a nature lover's paradise. Isolated from the mainland for thousands of years, some of the most unusual species in the world evolved here, including giant tortoises, marine …
The Charles Darwin Research Center was created in 1960 by an international committee in order to promote research, conservation, and education in the Galapagos Islands. The center is located on Isla …
As one of the most ecologically diverse countries in the world, Ecuador is a playground for anyone searching for adventure travel. Where else in the world can you climb a glacier-peaked mountain one …