Category Archives: Galapagos

Bartolomé Island, Galapagos

Thursday, January 17, 2019 Bartolomé Island is a volcanic islet just off the coast of Santiago Island. It sits in the rain shadow of Santiago and Santa Cruz. Bartolomé’s volcanic landscape, with its spatter cones, tuff cones and lava flows, … Continue reading

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Genovesa Island: Prince Philip’s Steps

Friday afternoon, January 18, 2019 In the afternoon, we went ashore again, this time at Prince Philip’s Steps, named in honor of Queen Elizabeth’s husband when he visited this island. Before disembarking, our zodiac driver brought us to a spot … Continue reading

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San Cristóbal Island, Galápagos

Saturday, January 12, 2019 We had to leave the hotel in Quito at 5:30 this morning to catch a flight to our next destination. We arrived here in the dark and we are leaving in the dark. When we reached … Continue reading

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