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... cake beneath two tiny scoops of ice cream. We also discovered how yummy a cappuccino with one scoop of vanilla ice cream can be. It was windy though and much of it blew onto Jen like a glorious caffeinated sea spray. Attended the "Wildlife of the Galápagos" lecture and later attended another zodiac tour at Caleta Bucanero. This time we saw the blue footed boogie, the brown noddy, more crabs, a swallow tailed gull, ...
... rock. All in all a good couple of hours in the water. After that, we went to one of the most beautiful beaches we had ever seen, for lunch. It was made so beautiful by the contrast of the white sand, black volcanic rock, and the bright turquoise water. Coupled with this, the view of Kicker Rock, and the beach being littered with sea lions and marine iguanas! Truly surreal!
... who had just returned from a swim, helpfully informed me that it would be easy to swim to our yacht as the current would help, but this just gave me something else to worry about. "What if the current drags me out to sea?". However, the one thing I always forget about swimming in the sea is that due to the high salt content, you float. So once I realised my now weightless body was not going to plummet to the bottom of the ocean, I could start to relax. ...
... others were doing the mating dance. We were even lucky enough to see one mother sitting on a chick and an egg at the same time. The eggs are laid five to fifteen days apart, hence the different times for hatching. No visit would be complete without some sea lions, lava lizards and land iguanas. The land iguanas on this island were huge! They definitely aren't struggling for food as they were quite fat looking. After going ashore, we went ...
... too old to fight. Once we got back on board, we had to navigate back to Santa Fe Island and again I drove most of the way until 0.5 nautical miles from the island. We anchored, had our briefing, and then dinner. It was a beautiful place to be anchored especially because it was a full moon and the light was reflecting off the water. We are supposed to be navigating to our next location starting at 1 am and I hope it's not too bumpy so I can ...