Travel Blogs from Bartolome, Ecuador

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Lava Landscape, Santiago and Bartolomé Islands, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador travel blog

Lava Landscape

A travel blog entry by sfrtw

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Schedule: 06:15 Dinghy ride to look for penguins 07:00 Back on board for breakfast Santiago Island - Sullivan Bay: land surface  585 sq km, height 906m 08:00 Dry landing on the lava for a walk and snorkeling 10:45 Back ...

Galapagos day 3, Galapagos Bartolome Island and..., Ecuador travel blog

Galapagos day 3

A travel blog entry by janda

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... movie Master and Comander? It was filmed in the Galapagos and I guess a significant part was filmed at Pinacle rock on Bartolome.  We walked a "young" volcanic Island in the morning. It was only 100 years old. Bartolome on the other hand is ...

Sep 25, 2010, Bartolome, Ecuador travel blog

Sep 25, 2010

A travel blog entry by charlieseo

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Day 143: January 5, 2008 Puerto Ayora to Bartolomé, Bartolomé, Ecuador travel blog

Day 143: January 5, 2008 Puerto Ayora to Bartolomé

A travel blog entry by magellanic

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Day 143: January 5, 2008 Puerto Ayora to Dragon Hill to Isla Bartolomé The boat weighed anchor at 2:00 AM and sailed clockwise around Santa Cruz to a small bay at the northwest corner of the island where it anchored at around 5:00. We got up at 6:30 ...

Land Iguanas, Frigate Birds, Giant Tortoises, Bartolome, Ecuador travel blog

Land Iguanas, Frigate Birds, Giant Tortoises

A travel blog entry by missiaaron

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... a round of cards or movie in the "living room" before heading down to our cozy cabin. Thursday morning brought us the Bartolome Island, an inhospitable volcanic rock with a lofty and picturesque summit.  Although there wasn't much flora or fauna to ...

On The Pinnacle, Bartolomé y Santa Cruz, Ecuador travel blog

On The Pinnacle

A travel blog entry by rush

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Onwards and upwards with the continuation of our educational half of the tour meant a stop at Bartelomé, an extinct volcano sporting more than its fair share of volcanic formations. A surprise welcoming committee in the form of two White Tipped Reef ...

Chinese Hat - Bartholome, Bartolome, Ecuador travel blog

Chinese Hat - Bartholome

A travel blog entry by crismanila77

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... of fish, and also saw several marine iguanas on the rocks. After snorkeling, we went back to the yatch to have our lunch. Bartolome: After lunch, we had a wet landing at the beach side of this island. Here we had the chance to snorkel with penguins, ...

Galapagos - Rabida and Bartolome Islands, Rabida and Bartolome Islands, Ecuador travel blog

Galapagos - Rabida and Bartolome Islands

A travel blog entry by risint

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... Some nice views of the island. A few more hours of sailing after lunch brought us to our second stop for the day, Bartolome Island, which at its highest point (114m) has one of the most photographed vistas in the archipelago. This island is quite ...

S. Plaza Island, Bartolome, Ecuador travel blog

S. Plaza Island

A travel blog entry by nancyboscostlow

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... not allowed to leave our guide and he patiently waited for everyone to get all their pictures. After that the ship set off for Bartolome Island in Sullivan Bay of Santiago.  I was bored and annoyed so I almost didn't go snorkeling, but at the last ...

Bartolomč, Bartolomč, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador travel blog

Bartolomč

A travel blog entry by chiara_ceci

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Questa piccola isola č una dell piů visitate, sia per la sua bellezza nel paesaggio con la incredbili salita alla cima del vulcano, sia con la sua vita sottomarina. Fare il bagno con i pinguini non č una cosa facile... soprattutto perché normalmente ...

The most beautiful landscape in Galapagos, Bartolome, Ecuador travel blog

The most beautiful landscape in Galapagos

A travel blog entry by mattyjordan

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Another rough overnight navigation took us to Bartolome island which is just to the east of Santiago. First activity today was a hike up the 365 steps to the tallest point on Bartolome. This is the most beautiful, most photographed view in the whole of ...

Adios Galapagos, Bartolome, Ecuador travel blog

Adios Galapagos

A travel blog entry by maz360

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... me to a waiting tour group on a gorgeous boat where breakfast and coffee was laid out and everything worked out :) I learnt a lot on Bartolome, it's all volcanic and you can clearly see where parts of the island were formed underwater as it has coral, and ...

Snorkelling With Sea Lions, Isla Bartolome, Ecuador travel blog

Snorkelling With Sea Lions

A travel blog entry by mish_brendan

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Today we woke up on the shores of Isla Bartolome, off the coast of Santiago Island. Breakfast was nice and early at 6:30 and by 7:15 we were making a landing on the volcanic soil to walk to the summit of the island at 114m.  The landscape, ...

Galapagos Islands, Sullivan, Bartolome, Ecuador travel blog

Galapagos Islands

A travel blog entry by alibongo

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Galapagos Islands Day 4, Bartolome Island, Galapagos, Ecuador travel blog

Galapagos Islands Day 4

A travel blog entry by blobby

... the newest parts of the Galapagos. Then we got back to the boat for breakfast before ascending the summit of a caldera on Bartolome Island which gave us an impressive view of the whole archipelgo of the Galapagos and all the surrounding volcanos. We all ...

Pinacle Rock, Isla Bartolome, Ecuador travel blog

Pinacle Rock

A travel blog entry by peacefrog

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... isjust an unmissable occasion to just... watch it! ------------------------------------------------------------ ------------------------ Sailing around Santiago, we reached Bartolome, a small island, but very well known as it has a famous view ...

Swimming with Penguins!, Rabida and Bartolome, Galapagos, Ecuador travel blog

Swimming with Penguins!

A travel blog entry by thelepkis

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... of kinds of fish, penguins, and so much more.  So fun! Then in the afternoon we went to this crazy island called Bartolome which looks like it was created about 5 minutes ago.  You can see formations that used to be lava flows and imagine ...

Abwechslungsreich, Bartolome, Ecuador travel blog

Abwechslungsreich

A travel blog entry by mir2

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Kurzbeschrieb Sombrero Chino (Chinese Hat) gemäss Reiseführer Winzige Insel, die nur etwa 200 Meter vor der Südostküste Santiagos liegt. Sie wird von einem perfekt geformten alten Krater gekrönt und gleicht in der Sihlouette einem Chinesen-Hut. Der ...

Day 7: June 26, 2007  Genovesa to Bartolome, Bartolome, Ecuador travel blog

Day 7: June 26, 2007 Genovesa to Bartolome

A travel blog entry by magellanic

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Day 7: June 26, 2007 Genovesa to Bartolome Our routine is well established. I got up at 6:30 and had breakfast at 7:00. We were anchored in Darwin Bay which is a flooded caldera that appears to be 2-3 km across. The caldera wall rises less than ...

A Chinese Hat ... Really?, Bartolome Islet Galapagos, Ecuador travel blog

A Chinese Hat ... Really?

A travel blog entry by bellethorpe

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... from the sea air  In addition we also saw the candelabra  cactus which really did look like a candelabra.  The Bartolome island has recently been the subject of a rat cleanup operation.  They have had a problems with rats on the ...

Galapagos!, Bartolome, Ecuador travel blog

Galapagos!

A travel blog entry by onthesunnyside

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... mit Antikotz- eeehh Seekranktabletten. Im Rahmen der taeglichen Landgaenge bewanderten wir die Inseln Santa Cruz, Genovesa, Santiago, Bartolome, Chinese Hat, Isabela, Fernandina und Rabida. Meist mit vor Staunen weit geoeffnetem Mund. Die wilde Schoenheit ...

Galapagos (Bartolome, Sullivan), Bartolome, Ecuador travel blog

Galapagos (Bartolome, Sullivan)

A travel blog entry by cedric.brehaut

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This morning my alarm rang at 5.30am - ouch! Our guide made us wake so early so we could climb the 300+ stairs on Bartolome island before the heat and the other boats invade the place. Smart move: sunrise light gives a magic touch to the colors ...

Swimming with the penguins, Bartolome Is , Ecuador travel blog

Swimming with the penguins

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... seen? Besides the many fishes, more sharks, sea turtles or hopefully penguins? As we took the zodiac over to the beach on Bartolome Is, we saw a couple of Galapagos penguins on the rock just beneath Pinnacle Rock, the remains of an eroded tuff cone. The ...

We Got to Swim with Penguins!, Isla Bartolome, Ecuador travel blog

We Got to Swim with Penguins!

A travel blog entry by mhwalktheearth

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... walk and steps to get up to the top of the hill. Once we got there, we were rewarded with a spectacular view of Bartolome, Santiago, and other islands in the distance. Fabian said that view is the quintessential view of the Galapagos, on post cards and ...

375 steps to the TOP, Bartolome, Ecuador travel blog

375 steps to the TOP

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... . My last activity besides tomorrow's visit to the Charles Darwin Centre was to walk to the top of the 114 metre spatter cone of Bartolome which was reached by a 375 step wooden broad walk from a dock that had marine iguanas lying in our path. Yes, we saw ...

wildlife in the Galapagos, Bartolome, Ecuador travel blog

wildlife in the Galapagos

A travel blog entry by offthewall

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These photos are from all over the Galapagos Islands.  They are some of my favorite moments,  creatures and landscapes.  It is nearly impossible to pick my top choices.  For once, I will just let the pictures tell the ...

Floating Massage Table, Bartolome , Ecuador travel blog

Floating Massage Table

A travel blog entry by ppoythress

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... lift the line. We came over the top of Isabela Island and across the top of Santiago Island to moor in Sullivan Bay at Bartolome Island. This is the "postcard" island of the Galapagos with the towering volcanic neck and two beautiful bays. We motor past a ...

St. James and Bartolome, Bartolome, Ecuador travel blog

St. James and Bartolome

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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I remember swimming with the sea lions. One sea lion "adopted" me -- mimicking my movements. When I was testing our my mask, she would dip her head in the water and look over at me. When I pulled my head out, she did the same thing. When I got in to ...

Galapagos - Islote Bartolome, isla bartolome, Ecuador travel blog

Galapagos - Islote Bartolome

A travel blog entry by mattandelisha

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... . The water was smooth and glassy so it looked amazing. After breakfast we got ready to walk up to the lookout on Isla Bartolome. This island was covered in lava flow and volcanic ash. There was an awesome looking pinnacle made from ash. Steps and a ...

Bartolome Viewpoint and Sullivan Bay, Bartolome And Santiago Islands, Ecuador travel blog

Bartolome Viewpoint and Sullivan Bay

A travel blog entry by jenandjeff

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In the morning, we went to Bartolome Island which is famous for its "Pinnacle Rock, “probably the most photographed volcanic formation in the Galapagos. We took the dingies to the landing area that was blocked by some lazy, but territorial sea ...

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