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Travel Blogs from Puerto Ayora
... could swim amongst. A sea snake (too skittish to get close to and current to strong to hold the camera steady on zoom) and flamingos seen in a caldera lake from the top deck of the boat. Starfish,sea urchins, sea cucumbers. Impressive size Oh and a three-ish month old sea lion waiting for mum to come home. Sea lions and Iguanas and a lot of the birds are rather ...
We woke up at 6:30 and grabbed breakfast at our favorite place I Go Gringo. I'm in love with their fruta enselada y cafe, and we really like the owner who is always trying to help us out. We then grabbed a cab (it was pouring out) to Scuba Iguana where we were debriefed on our upcoming dive. We had about 10 people in the group - three Canadians, an English couple, an older English woman, a man from Uruguay, and one from Mexico. There were some very experienced divers and some newer ...
... are black with beautiful iridescent spots, for instance, which I had not seen before, plus sting rays, sea lions (although not as many as the previous day and not so interested in showing off). On so onwards to the island of South Plaza, one of a pair of islands separated by a narrow channel where we drop anchor - I'll leave you to guess the name of its twin. This is apparently a notable bird sanctuary and home to many land iguanas. ...
... not a bad life! At Rabida Island we did a boat ride and a snorkel. On the boat saw a reef tip shark and then got in the water for a really long snorkel. After the snorkel we had a quick turn around and then we're on the island for a short walk. Snorkelling we saw- sea lion, king angelfish, butterfish, surgeon fish, parrotfish, Wrasse, Mexican hogfish, searobin, giant hawkish, guineafowl puffer, Pacific ...
... of the Species'. For me I was also excited to see the volcanicity of the area, the islands sit on top of a hot spot deep below in the Earth's mantle, the subterranean forces have blasted out molten rock for hundreds of millennia, creating this chain of volcanic islands. The newest and most active volcanoes are found in the north west of the archipelago and the oldest are in the south east as the Nazca Plate (the tectonic plate on which they sit) slowly migrates towards ...