Travel Blogs from Rabida, Ecuador

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Galapagos - Day 6, Rabida, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador travel blog

Galapagos - Day 6

A travel blog entry by sineadstapleton

This morning we visted Rabida - a red sand island with sealions.  We walked up to a viewing point which was apparently used in the film Master and Commander - its beautiful. We snorkelled again today - we saw starfish red and blue ones, a large ...

Island hopping!, Rabida, Ecuador travel blog

Island hopping!

A travel blog entry by cgavin

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The last few days of the cruise were spent visiting some of the smaller islands, including Puerto Egas on Santiago, Rabida, Chinese Hat (yes, thats the actual name of the island!) and Bartolome. You would think that seeing sea lions, iguanas, sea turtles ...

Puerto Egas and Isla Rabida, Isla Rabida, Ecuador travel blog

Puerto Egas and Isla Rabida

A travel blog entry by nancyboscostlow

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... and we had a four hour break.  During that time Ben gave us departure instructions for Friday. At 2 PM we snorkeled at Rabida and it was perfect except a bit cool.  Most snorkelers wear 3mm wet suits.  Some wear gloves and swimming caps ...

Puerto Egas - Rábida, Rabida, Ecuador travel blog

Puerto Egas - Rábida

A travel blog entry by crismanila77

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... -- and that's saying a lot after just snorkeling with sea lions, penguins and sharks a couple of days ago. In the afternoon, we visited Rabida island, which is known for it's dark red beach. We saw a lot of snoring and sleeping sea lions here, and more ...

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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... , and we all obey and arrive to breakfast... Pavlov would have been proud!) we travelled by dingy to the seashell-pink sands of Rabida Island. Here we saw a pelican nesting area on the beach, and then we set off on the short path across the island, gazing ...

Galapagos Day 4 - Whale of a time!, Santiago and Rabida Islands, Ecuador travel blog

Galapagos Day 4 - Whale of a time!

A travel blog entry by sianandjim

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... and Pat thinks she saw a penguin shoot passed her. We got back to the boat and sailed the short distance round the coast to Rabida Island before we stopped for lunch. As it was Brigitta's birthday, the crew had been busy and blown-up a load of ...

Seeing Red, Rabida y Sombrero Chino, Ecuador travel blog

Seeing Red

A travel blog entry by rush

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... on the beaches tideline. The afternoon took us to Sombrero Chino (Chinese Hat) a very conspicuous extinct volcano south of Rabida and below Santiago. Santiago the much larger of the two islands has a resident colony of Galapagos Penguins ...

Sep 24, 2010, Rabida, Ecuador travel blog

Sep 24, 2010

A travel blog entry by charlieseo

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Abandoned Sea Lion Pup, Isla Rabida, Ecuador travel blog

Abandoned Sea Lion Pup

A travel blog entry by mish_brendan

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... , off the beach the things to be seen were not so spectacular.  After the mornings activities we travelled about 2 hours to Rabida Island durinf which time the sun came out and we were able to finally dry the clothes that had gotten drenched in ...

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

Swimming with Penguins!

A travel blog entry by thelepkis

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Today at Rabida, Andy and I got lucky and found some penguins to swim with.  We went up and down the bay where some penguins were hanging out on land, but we both desperately wanted to see some swimming.  Just when we were about to give up and ...

Farbige Strände, Rabida, Ecuador travel blog

Farbige Strände

A travel blog entry by mir2

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... Essen zurück zu führen war. Die Landung am schwarzen Strand von Puerto Egas, die Überfahrt mittags nach Rabida mit einem wiederum beeindruckenden roten Sandstrand hat die Strapazen jedoch schnell vergessen lassen. Das Schnorcheln direkt vom Strand aus ...

Galapagos (Chinese Hat, Rabida), Rabida, Ecuador travel blog

Galapagos (Chinese Hat, Rabida)

A travel blog entry by cedric.brehaut

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I didn't sleep that well but I'm ready for some more wildlife! After breakfast the zodiacs drop us on a beach at Rabida Island. A few yards away, several baby sea lions await us on this red-sand beach. We get as close as we can get per the park ...

Our Last Galapagos Excursion, Rabida, Ecuador travel blog

Our Last Galapagos Excursion

A travel blog entry by mhwalktheearth

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... snorkeling portion of the cruise and headed into shore.   After lunch, we moved to the site for our last excursion, Rabida Island. This island contained the last of the different colored sands present in the Galapagos. We previously saw gold, white, ...

Galapagos Islands: Day 2, Rabida, Ecuador travel blog

Galapagos Islands: Day 2

A travel blog entry by dvrancken

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In the morning and early afternoon we snorkeled. There were some really beautiful fish and big starfish. Late in the afternoon we had a walk. No more to tell, watch the ...

Yet more sea lions and a manta ray extravaganza!, Rabida Island, Ecuador travel blog

Yet more sea lions and a manta ray extravaganza!

A travel blog entry by kenanddonna2005

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Photos only ... please see previous blogs for ...

Darwins House, Rabida, Ecuador travel blog

Darwins House

A travel blog entry by globing_around

Today started with a hike on the red sand of Rabida, where we searched for flamingos (still not around) and did hermit crab races. We then had a morning snorkel off the red beach, where Sarah, Rachel, Erin and I made it around the reef peninsula to search ...

Swimming With The Penguins, Isla Rabida, Ecuador travel blog

Swimming With The Penguins

A travel blog entry by gregandtina

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We started our day with a wet landing and a hike on Rabida Island where we saw a few different types of birds, including the Galapagos Mockingbird and the Galapagos Dove. The hike also gave us some great views along the coastal cliffs. We then went ...

Day 14 - Rabida and Puerto Egas, Rabida, Ecuador travel blog

Day 14 - Rabida and Puerto Egas

A travel blog entry by cbalkwill

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Oh, oh no. Our last day. I start the day with some yoga on deck. Our German fella's idea. The morning's highlight is a fantastic snorkel outing. Gorgeous shark encounter. I get to swim with a spotted eagle ray - it's like they fly rather than ...

Rabida Island and Puerto Egas, James Island, Rabida, Ecuador travel blog

Rabida Island and Puerto Egas, James Island

A travel blog entry by timtockery

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Birds, Birds, Birds, North Seymour and Rabida, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador travel blog

Birds, Birds, Birds

A travel blog entry by storylady7

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Day 3 of our Galapagos adventure-- After breakfast (and stretching class for Sam) we again boarded the zodiacs for a "dry" landing on North Seymour Island. A dry landing is when the traveler is transferred from the zodiac to dry land-in this case large ...

Sea sick, Rabida, Ecuador travel blog

Sea sick

A travel blog entry by lornamaskell

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So senorat sailed at midnight, if you have ever experienced sleeping in a raging sea whilst the boat is moving you will know how awful I felt. (Not as bad as Nick with a stomach infection) The bunk was like a coffin, I couldn't even put my ...

Galapagos Day 7 - Rabida / Sombrero Chino, rabida, Ecuador travel blog

Galapagos Day 7 - Rabida / Sombrero Chino

A travel blog entry by aanda

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Wet landing this morning on Rábida which has a very red beach. When we see sealions now I forget as they seem like they are part of our group! The landscape is  full of lava tunnels and formations. There is a sense of sadness creeping in. Our time ...

Day 12 Galapagos Islands, Isla Rabida, Ecuador travel blog

Day 12 Galapagos Islands

A travel blog entry by rachaelandersen

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Rabida This island has another colony of sea lions, as usual they are more than willing to get some shots and pose wonderfully for us.  The main reason for coming is to see breeding albatross but they are mainly grown now.  We walk into the ...

Rabida, Rabida, Ecuador travel blog

Rabida

A travel blog entry by nickmask

... i went into lorna and nicolas room, threw up and took a dump, then i went to sleep, a good night. We woke up in a bay of Rabida, which was a red island. All the sand was red as it had come from the aroded red volcanic rock, very cool. We took a walk with ...

Giant Iguanas and a Rare Red Sea Lion, Rabida, Ecuador travel blog

Giant Iguanas and a Rare Red Sea Lion

A travel blog entry by lovintheworld17

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The official itinerary: "Dragon Hill/ Rabida Morning visit to Dragon Hill, then Cruise to Rabida Island and visit a salt water lagoon rich in wildlife and vegetation, while a large sea lion colony provides great photo opportunities. Our boat lands on ...

The Galapagos Islands, Rabida, Ecuador travel blog

The Galapagos Islands

A travel blog entry by catndeano

... we  could see a white tip shark hunting for fish around the hull along with the occasional puffer fish. Over night we'd sailed to Rabida Island where the sands are the colour red. At 7.30 we went in the Zodiac to the beach where we saw marine ...

7. Galápagos - Rabida Island, Rabida Island, Ecuador travel blog

7. Galápagos - Rabida Island

A travel blog entry by shlateinamerika

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... Aus ein paar Meter Entfernung konnten wir die kleinen putzigen Vögel von allen Seiten fotografieren! Jippih! Gretel ----------- August 12th – Rabida Island und Bombero Chino Island Cloudy sky and softly poring rain – we are not used to this ...

Île Rabida et île James (Santiago), Île de Rabida, Ecuador travel blog

Île Rabida et île James (Santiago)

A travel blog entry by danmath

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Ce matin, nous débarquons sur l'île de Rabida. L'endroit où nous étions supposés accoster était impraticable car la mer n'était pas assez haute. À la place, nous sommes allés se promener en bateau pneumatique sur le bord des falaises. On voit ...

June 15, 2011: Islas Santiago and Rábida, Islas Santiago and Rábida, Ecuador travel blog

June 15, 2011: Islas Santiago and Rábida

A travel blog entry by magellanic

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June 15, 2011 Puerto Egas, Isla Santiago and Playa Roja, Isla Rábida  We were back into our routine, getting up for a 7:00 breakfast. Boarding the pangas at 8:00 for a wet landing we headed for shore at Puerto Egas. We had to disturb a loafing sea ...

Rabida, Rabida, Ecuador travel blog

Rabida

A travel blog entry by froglin81

Rabida ...

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