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Today is another busy schedule. A walk, snorkelling and then a new spot, a walk and another snorkel. And what a day - again. Be amazed by the photos and videos. Penguin (only one, but lucky to see that). Galapagos Oyster Catcher and a large heron whose name I cannot recall. Pod of Bottlenose Dolphins, a bit far out to video. Eagle Rays mating. (Wow)! Schools of fish ...
... Hawk watched us as we walked along the path. Everywhere we looked there were animals. The marine iguanas were sunning themselves on the rocks trying to get enough warmth so they could go swimming for food in the afternoon. We also saw Blue Footed Boobies, Frigates, Mockingbirds, Canaries, and Finches. We came upon a place that had holes in the lava. One of the holes was named Darwin's Toilet. The water in the lava holes is crystal clear and is a turquoise colour. In the ...
... are therefore easily distinguished from the marine variety. We also see some animals we have seen before; a large group of sea lions on the beach and lots of mockingbirds. We also see a smooth billed ani - I had never heard of this either, but according to Birds of Galapagos (published 1996) it has been eradicated from Santa Fe, so someone is wrong. However, we then had another good snorkel seeing a lot of reef fish - juvenile ...
... Penguin swim around us for a while which was great. Saw a stack of fish! Then went back for lunch, also a a large affair!! The boat then set sail for Rabida Island. Had an interesting chat to the Dutch couple on Board. He owns a software company that sells software to banks, mainly in the US. The business pretty much runs itself, so they spend most of their time travelling, or in the summer on their yacht ...
We where to start! So much hype about this unique archipelago in the Pacific added to by the fact I watched a few BBC documentaries such as 'Born of Fire' and 'Forces of Change', just the titles are almost enough to send a shiver down my spine in anticipation. A little background/introduction of the Galápagos Islands for you. Most people are aware of the impact the islands had on one Charles Darwin, helping to form his theory of evolution and becoming synonymous with his ...