Travel Blogs from Genovesa, Ecuador

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Birds, Birds,  Everywhere!, Genovesa Island, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador travel blog

Birds, Birds, Everywhere!

A travel blog entry by sfrtw

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... attractive as the mature ones.   Plus they poop all over their feet so their feet were quite splattered with white guck.  Genovesa has no land iguanas, so the cactus on this island grow very low to the ground, unlike the tall cactus trees we ...

Galapagos II..., Genovesa Island, Galapagos, Ecuador travel blog

Galapagos II...

A travel blog entry by rawhideone

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... ...remarkable....and a little daunting as my British friends might say.    We take a long overnight boat trip up to Genovesa Island, maybe the northernmost of the Galapagos...an 8 hour ride.  We wake up in this crater-like bay...a circle ...

Genovesa: a truly magical place, Genovesa, Ecuador travel blog

Genovesa: a truly magical place

A travel blog entry by crismanila77

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... difficult to remember at first which bird is which, but my discrimination skills greatly improved over time. What's great about Genovesa was that the birds were fearless. They would go on and do their usual daily routine of ...

Galapagos - Genovesa Island, Genovesa Island, Ecuador travel blog

Galapagos - Genovesa Island

A travel blog entry by risint

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After a long night of travelling (and serious swaying from side to side!) we arrived at Genovesa Island which was the furthest north of all the islands we visited. This island was perfect for bird watchers and the main desire from the bird-watching couple ...

Red footed boobies!, Genovesa, Ecuador travel blog

Red footed boobies!

A travel blog entry by mattyjordan

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... of the food we were eating a week ago.  Another snorkelling adventure after lunch which was preceded by a walk around genovesa island. This was basically a walk a little bit into the island which started on the beach. Saw basically more of the same ...

The Big Evolution: Galapagos Part I, Genovesa, Ecuador travel blog

The Big Evolution: Galapagos Part I

A travel blog entry by dinojay2

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Next up on our list of iconic South American trips this winter were the Galápagos Islands. Part of Ecuador despite being located around a thousand kilometres off the coast, this isolated chain of volcanic islands are famous the world over for their vast ...

Setting sail on a yacht in the Galapagos, Genovesa, Ecuador travel blog

Setting sail on a yacht in the Galapagos

A travel blog entry by missiaaron

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... the crew, and enjoyed a Captain's welcome drink. We could already tell this was going to be a great group and a great adventure. Genovesa Island, July 25th - Darwin Bay Today we spent the entire day on Genovesa Island - a small island in the northeast of ...

Genovesa, Genovesa, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador travel blog

Genovesa

A travel blog entry by chiara_ceci

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Nella notte abbiamo navigato arrivando fino a genovesa nel nord dell'arcipelago. Ci attendono un sacco di animali simpatici: le sule dai piedi rossi! Incontriamo anche un gufo locale e vediamo un paesaggio incredibile e molti uccelli in nidificazione. ...

Genovesa Island, Genovesa, Ecuador travel blog

Genovesa Island

A travel blog entry by nancyboscostlow

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Our cabin, #3, is on the lower level, port side.  For this morning that meant we could see the sunrise over Genovesa through our porthole.  But this time we didn't really want to see sunrise.  Jeff and I had a rough night because the Air ...

Galapagos Islands Day 3, Genovesa Island, Galapagos, Ecuador travel blog

Galapagos Islands Day 3

A travel blog entry by blobby

Well after little sleep from a loud motor and some rolling seas I remembered why yachts are so much more fun to sleep on. Genovesa is a errie place as is formed from a Caldera, Volcano and hardly any greenery around due to it not raining here for 9 ...

Galapagos Day 2 - Birding Paradise, Genovesa Island, Ecuador travel blog

Galapagos Day 2 - Birding Paradise

A travel blog entry by sianandjim

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... path so we had to clap our hands loudly to get them to move. They reluctantly leapt into the water. Genovesa is a bird of a bird paradise and so we spotted more Frigatebirds, nesting Galapagos Doves, Mockingbirds, Red-footed Boobies with ...

Hammerheads and Birthday Celebrations, Isla Genovesa, Ecuador travel blog

Hammerheads and Birthday Celebrations

A travel blog entry by abroadwith3boys

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Upon arriving at Genovesa Island, I knew it might be one of my favourite places in the Galapagos.  Besides from being so far away from the other islands, it has a unique shape of a "c" and the sides of the island descend under the ocean in a cone ...

3. Tag Galapagos - Kreuzfahrt zwischen den Inseln, Genovesa, Ecuador travel blog

3. Tag Galapagos - Kreuzfahrt zwischen den Inseln

A travel blog entry by claudi2011

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In der Nacht fuhren wir weiter zur Insel Genovesa, auch Tower Island genannt, die nordöstlichste Insel der Galapagos Inseln ist nur 14 sq km groß. Am Vormittag ging es über die 25 Meter hohen Kliffs direkt hoch auf die Insel. Dort folgten wir den ...

Galapagos Sea Birds, Isla Genovesa, Ecuador travel blog

Galapagos Sea Birds

A travel blog entry by mish_brendan

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... and this meal was no exception.  Overnight we crossed the equator and found ourselves docked in the massive open caldera of Isla Genovesa, one of the northernmost island of the Galapagos.  At 07:45 we set off in a dinghy which took us to Prince ...

Genovesa island, Isla Genovesa, Ecuador travel blog

Genovesa island

A travel blog entry by lawton025

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... the sun with Mum. The snorkeling is not much good as the water is quite murky but the swim in the warm water us delightful. Genovesa Island is dry and arid and the imposing cliffs of the volcanic crater form a near circle. When we are all back on board ...

Vogelinsel, Genovesa, Ecuador travel blog

Vogelinsel

A travel blog entry by onthesunnyside

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Fuer Vogelfans sind die Galapagosinseln ein Traum. Das Federvieh kennt den Menschen nicht als Feind und begegnet ihm dementsprechend unerschrocken und vorwitzig. Wir haben vorallem an den Boobies, zu Deutsch Toelpeln den Narren gefressen. Ob rot- oder ...

The Power of Sound, Isla Genovesa, Galapagos, Ecuador travel blog

The Power of Sound

A travel blog entry by mykayakprada

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... touched, they can only be felt with the heart". Helen Keller  Although there will be some pictures from this dry landing to Isla Genovesa...it is one of those situations where you really had to be there. To hear the voices of the birds, the sound of ...

Best day of my life! Literally., Isla Genovesa , Galapagos, Ecuador travel blog

Best day of my life! Literally.

A travel blog entry by mykayakprada

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"I had a dream so big and loud I jumped so high I touched the clouds Wo-oah-oah-oah-oah-oh-oh Wo-oah-oah-oah-oah-oh-oh I stretched my hands out through the sky We danced with monsters through the night Wo-oah-oah-oah-oah-oh-oh ...

Genovesa, Genovesa Island, Ecuador travel blog

Genovesa

A travel blog entry by elainevickers

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Another amazing day, but I think I say that at the start of every entry! Genoveas is in the far North East of the Galapagos and is virtually untouched by humans and the animals they bring with them. It has huge populations of Red Footed Boobies and ...

Day 6: June 25, 2007  Seymour North to Genovesa, Genovesa, Ecuador travel blog

Day 6: June 25, 2007 Seymour North to Genovesa

A travel blog entry by magellanic

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... an meditated while we awaited the Spondylus to return from restocking our water supply. Once back on board, we started sailing for Genovesa, stopping to bid farewell to Edwin who left to attend the birth of his new daughter. He was replaced by ...

Raue See, Genovesa, Ecuador travel blog

Raue See

A travel blog entry by mir2

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... Insel unserer Tour war etwas beschwerlich: Starker Wellengang verunmöglichte ein normales Schlafen, das Schiff schaukelte schlicht weg zu stark. Genovesa entschädigte jedoch die durchwachte Nacht - wir hätten uns nie träumen lassen, dass uns eine ...

Snorkling in a Volcanic crator, Genovesa, Ecuador travel blog

Snorkling in a Volcanic crator

A travel blog entry by thelepkis

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... nbsp; All in all, I think we really lucked out with our group - no crazies in the lot!! We hung out on Genovesa all day today, doing some walking around looking at Frigate birds, sealions, iguanas and lava lizards.  The island is literally covered ...

Galapagos (Genovesa), Genovesa, Ecuador travel blog

Galapagos (Genovesa)

A travel blog entry by cedric.brehaut

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... cliff for a new perspective on the island. Birds dive for fish within sight of us. The afternoon hike is in another part of Genovesa, on the beach this time. We see more boobies and frigates birds as well as herons and various types of gulls specific to ...

Riding the Waves, Genovesa, Ecuador travel blog

Riding the Waves

A travel blog entry by mhwalktheearth

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We motored overnight to the next island we would see, Genovesa (named for Columbus' hometown). The island is a caldera, so it is crescent shaped and the interior is a bay. The trip enroute was a little rough, so it was nice to get into the calmer waters ...

Isla Genovesa, The Galapagos Islands., Isla Genovesa, Ecuador travel blog

Isla Genovesa, The Galapagos Islands.

A travel blog entry by fernbob

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... , 95 kms northeast of Santa Cruz, with a scheduled arrival early the next morning, in time for breakfast and our tours.   At Isla Genovesa we set anchor in Darwin Bay, and would remain here for most of the day.  Darwin Bay is formed by a pincer ...

Genovesa Island, Genovesa, Ecuador travel blog

Genovesa Island

A travel blog entry by wareameye

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Today is chock-full of photo opportunities as we visit El Barranco, a rocky path on Genovesa Island up a cliff face (there are stairs), and through the vegetation which is inhabited with nesting boobies and albatross. Everywhere we look we see newborns ...

DAY 4: Birds to rival Hitchcock!, Genovesa, Ecuador travel blog

DAY 4: Birds to rival Hitchcock!

A travel blog entry by hopskipandajane

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GENOVESA & "El Barranco" (PRINCE PHILLIP STEPS) Our morning landing in Darwin Bay was an almost entirely feathered affair, with more Boobies (red feet this time), swallow tailed gulls, frigate birds, heron, cactus eaters, a small grey bird that I ...

Magnificent nesting area for Boobies......., Genovesa, Ecuador travel blog

Magnificent nesting area for Boobies.......

A travel blog entry by lindemand

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"One thousand kilometers from the continental mainland is a safe distance for the Galapagos' natural world to thrive in its uniqueness, and be loved and admired for that difference. "  So, we began day 6 with a dry landing up a cliff face to a ...

Northern island with red-footed boobies DRAFT, Genovesa, Ecuador travel blog

Northern island with red-footed boobies DRAFT

A travel blog entry by nadsadventure

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Isla Genovesa is one of the only northern islands that can be visited and is known for its colonies of red-footed boobies. Being one of the slightly newer islands it still has relatively bare areas of volcanic rock and is mostly only settled by birds ...

Genovesa, Genovesa, Ecuador travel blog

Genovesa

A travel blog entry by track_the_hans

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