Red Mangrove Isabela Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... had not expected was the waiting Penguins. Actually I hardly noticed them before when we were standing on the pier, but in the water they took on a cheeky attitude, seeking out the diving Pelicans and harassing them if a bird managed to get a gulp of fish underwater, attempting to steal a mouthful. As soon as they saw me they must have assumed I was also a predator and they were quickly all around me, sometimes five or six right up in my face mask showing no fear. It ...
... animals and topped it off with a $5 soup and fish dinner. In the morning we walked out to the wall of tears, a wall built by the penal colony that once inhabited the island. It was really tall and wide. The bricks were made from lava rocks. We stopped at a couple of lagoons along the way one had a single flamingo and we saw some land turtles in the wild, crossing the road. The afternoon was spent watching the storm roll in as the penguins, seals and sea turtles played in the ...
... rough water but we managed to film turtles on the go-pro. We also saw Galapagos penguins diving for fish - they are very sweet and small. During the panga ride we went into a cave in the rocks, inside was a sea lion and a turtle in the water.
... the lack of light, you come face to face with these elegant but threatening creatures. Making eye contact takes the experience to a whole new level and is definitely one of the highlights of the islands although overall my impression of the Galapagos is ...
... I went to the beach with Karin where we had a lovely long walk, spotting dozens of marine iguanas - some were huge! There were also lots of other smaller lizards, heaps of bright orange crabs and various birds. We then relaxed in a hammock at a bar, drinking juice made from local fruits. In the afternoon we all took a boat tour to a little island where we saw tiny Galapagos penguins, blue ...