Travel Blogs from Santa Fe, Ecuador

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Frank's Birthday, South Plaza Island,  Santa Fe Island, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador travel blog

Frank's Birthday

A travel blog entry by sfrtw

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... some frigate birds and gulls.  The weather was really hot but it didn't rain.  After lunch, we transferred to Santa Fe Island and went snorkeling from the dinghy.  We saw yellow-tailed surgeon fish, parrotfish, and others we ...

Charles Darwin Research Station and Isla Santa Fe, Santa Fe, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador travel blog

Charles Darwin Research Station and Isla Santa Fe

A travel blog entry by chiara_ceci

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... crescendo per poi reintrodurle in libertŕ. Abbiamo anche visto il mitico solitario George! Dopo siamo partiti con la barca per l'isola Santa Fe dove vediamo un sacco di otarie, iguane di terra, fringuelli e mitici cactus giganti Opuntia! Cia siamo poi ...

Galapagos Day 2, Santa Fe, Ecuador travel blog

Galapagos Day 2

A travel blog entry by cookcorn

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... followed to Plaza Sur where we saw the endemic land iguanas as well as masked boobies and the Tropic Bird. Another 2 hour cruise back to Santa Fe for dinner.  Unfortunately Jack got sea sick on the way back as there was a bit of a swell and ...

Down South, South Plaza y Santa Fe, Ecuador travel blog

Down South

A travel blog entry by rush

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... coast and our pickup point surrounded on all sides by more and more lizards, Igs and sea lions. The succeeding island Santa Fe (Barrington) brought with it our introductory snorkeling excursion around Islote Black, a small cactus covered islet sheltering ...

Galapagos - Baltra, South Plaza, Santa Fe Islands, Baltra, South Plaza and Santa Fe Islands, Ecuador travel blog

Galapagos - Baltra, South Plaza, Santa Fe Islands

A travel blog entry by risint

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... were the lava gulls, yellow warblers and red-billed tropicbirds with their elaborate tails. After lunch on the yacht, we continued to Santa Fe Island, a sea journey of 2 1/2 hours. Upon arrival to the island, we were treated to a noisy welcome by ...

Santa Fe - South Plazas, santa fe, Ecuador travel blog

Santa Fe - South Plazas

A travel blog entry by crismanila77

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Santa Fe boasts the largest species of iguanas I've seen in this trip - they looked like miniature versions of dinosaurs. Their colors stretch from yellow to chocolate brown. There was also an abundance of towering cactus plants everywhere. After the ...

town and Santa Fe, Santa fe, Ecuador travel blog

town and Santa Fe

A travel blog entry by nancyboscostlow

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... the music wouldn't bother anyone it would be nice. After lunch and restocking the boat we took the boat the short distance to Isla Santa Fe.  Pretty rough waters but a clear day.  The temp. outside, in the shade, is 90 degrees with very high ...

Galapagos Islands, Santa Fe, Ecuador travel blog

Galapagos Islands

A travel blog entry by alibongo

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Santa Fe Island, Santa Fe Island, Ecuador travel blog

Santa Fe Island

A travel blog entry by mikemel

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Galapagos Day 7 - Another Whale Sighting!, Santa Fe and South Plazas Islands, Ecuador travel blog

Galapagos Day 7 - Another Whale Sighting!

A travel blog entry by sianandjim

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DAY SEVEN Our guidebook said that the beaches and waters off Santa Fe island provided an excellent spot for snorkeling, but Maria assured us that that was no longer the case after a research scientist was lucky not to lose her arm after a recent attack ...

Santa Cruz and Santa Fe islands, Galapagos, Santa Cruz and Santa Fe islands, Ecuador travel blog

Santa Cruz and Santa Fe islands, Galapagos

A travel blog entry by lance_fan

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... do flips and twirls and literally put on a show. I wish I had an underwater camera. Later in the afternoon, more snorkeling at Santa Fe island. I swam with green sea turtles and manta rays, and even a group of white tipped sharks, which I ran into ...

Cruise Day 2: Santa Fe & South Plaza Islands, Santa Fe, Ecuador travel blog

Cruise Day 2: Santa Fe & South Plaza Islands

A travel blog entry by keelaurow

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... did not get to see). The Baltra Island variety went extinct when soldiers stationed there in WWII shot them for amusement. On Santa Fe Island, feral species introduced by man (including rats, cats and dogs) decimated the population.  Luckily there is ...

4. Tag Galapagos - Kreuzfahrt zwischen den Inseln, Santa Fe, Ecuador travel blog

4. Tag Galapagos - Kreuzfahrt zwischen den Inseln

A travel blog entry by claudi2011

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Santa Fe Island / Plazas Island / Santa Cruz IslandVormittags: Santa Fe Island, auch britisch genannt “Barrington”. Santa Fe liegt ungefähr 20 km Südost von Santa Cruz und ist 24sq km großKakteen-InselSanta Cruz: Tiere: ...

Iguanas in all their many forms., Santa Fe Island, Ecuador travel blog

Iguanas in all their many forms.

A travel blog entry by jenandtony

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... (as opposed to the ordinary Galapapos iguana). This is another example where two distinct species have developed on different islands. Santa Fe iguanas tend to be lighter in colour. However in evolution things never really stay still; there is now ...

Swimming with Sea Lion pups!, Santa Fe, Galapagos, Ecuador travel blog

Swimming with Sea Lion pups!

A travel blog entry by thelepkis

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... nbsp; We were all left exhausted and exhilerated - wow! Video of The Seals The islands themselves are so weird.  At Santa Fe today, we felt like we were walking through a Dr Seuss book.  There were these weird little round cacti everywhere ...

Last full day in Galapagos :0(, Santa Fe Island Galapagos, Ecuador travel blog

Last full day in Galapagos :0(

A travel blog entry by bellethorpe

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... cactus and did not seem bothered that we were all watching as he went about his breakfast. The land iguanas of Santa Fe have a paler yellow colour than the other islands land iguanas and are substantially larger than the common black marine iguana we ...

Santa Fe and the Plazas, Santa Fe and the Plazas, Ecuador travel blog

Santa Fe and the Plazas

A travel blog entry by elainevickers

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... Santa Fe in the morning, a barren island covered in tall cacti and prickly plants. There were huge sandy-coloured iguanas on Santa Fe, very cool. There were also lots of blue footed boobies which grouped together in the air and then dived collectively ...

Last day of my Galapagos Cruise, Santa Fe, Ecuador travel blog

Last day of my Galapagos Cruise

A travel blog entry by intheworld

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... it! After an hour we got back on boat - now really hungry and really deserved a good breakfast. We immediately started our navigation towards Santa Fe. But on the way one of the engines kind of broke and we drove with half-speed, arriving 2 hours late at ...

Santa Fe and Plazas, Santa Fe, Ecuador travel blog

Santa Fe and Plazas

A travel blog entry by betsyg

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Up early to be fitted for wetsuits and snorkelling gear.   After breakfast, the panga took us to the beach on Santa Fe where we saw some huge iguanas nibbling cactuses .. and we had to dodge the sea lions and sea lion 'poop' as they call it.  We ...

DAY 2: Wet & Wild Encounters (Santa Fe), Santa Fe, Ecuador travel blog

DAY 2: Wet & Wild Encounters (Santa Fe)

A travel blog entry by hopskipandajane

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On the island of Santa Fe our dinghy driver (almost) timed the waves to give us a thrilling surf into a little cove with a white sandy beach. With (unplanned) wet feet we landed and were welcomed by more than 50 lounging sea lions (and one slightly ...

Cruise day 2: Santa Fe Sharks and Diving boobies, Santa Fe Island, Ecuador travel blog

Cruise day 2: Santa Fe Sharks and Diving boobies

A travel blog entry by brizi

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... were MUCH bigger than the ones we´d seen at the docks! Very eerie! The morning was spent traveling the 4 hours across to Santa Fe island where we disembarked for a walk around the island. We spotted the unique species of land iguana (the biggest ...

Sick in Santa Fe, Santa Fe, Ecuador travel blog

Sick in Santa Fe

A travel blog entry by globing_around

... very patient with me and sat with my moppy self being sympathetic in Spanish for awhile. I forced myself on the morning walk to Santa Fe. Loads of baby sea lions and tall Prickly pear trees, that had adapted to the environment to survive being eaten. We ...

Santa Fé, Santa Fe, Ecuador travel blog

Santa Fé

A travel blog entry by froglin81

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The Galapagos Islands, Santa Fe Galapagos Islands, Ecuador travel blog

The Galapagos Islands

A travel blog entry by catndeano

Copy of 5th Mar cont. Back on board we had some time as we set sail for Santa Fe Island, so we sat and read on the back deck while a friendly moth decided to land on my face. We had lunch just as we were coming up to the Island which was a massive Tuna. ...

Hammerhead Sharks!, Santa Fe, Ecuador travel blog

Hammerhead Sharks!

A travel blog entry by ecoodysseys

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... the other was occupied by 2 Israeli tourists, one with a local girlfriend from the operator. Sailed for Floreana, 3 hrs south of Santa Cruz, at a speed of 8 knots. Lunch was fried chicken, rice and canned peaches. 1400h Landed at Punta Comoran, beach with ...

Mutiny, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador travel blog

Mutiny

A travel blog entry by nickdixon

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Quite a bumpy cruise again onto the next Island after dinner last night - Plazas Sanata Fe. We had breakfast and then did a dry landing in the rib. It is only a small island but there are colonies of sea lions who don't even move when you walk around ...

Santa Fe, Santa Fe, Ecuador travel blog

Santa Fe

A travel blog entry by track_the_hans

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Galapagos Islands: Day 5, Santa Fe, Ecuador travel blog

Galapagos Islands: Day 5

A travel blog entry by dvrancken

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Another day of snorkeling and wandering around the islands. And we jumped of the boat, which was prety high. Just have a look at the pictures. Some remarkable things: - At some point one guy of the group was weeing on the island, which is not allowed. ...

Aug 28, 2011, Santa Fe, Ecuador travel blog

Aug 28, 2011

A travel blog entry by nadsadventure

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Jun 25, 2012, Isla Santa Fé, Ecuador travel blog

Jun 25, 2012

A travel blog entry by marknl

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