his year passed in the blink of an eye. Or at least that’s how it feels looking back. I’m lucky enough to say I’ve done exactly what I wanted to do, and had a great time doing it. This year had its share of low points too, however by surviving them all, they only served to […]
the galapagos islands
A detailed packing list for the Galapagos Islands, including essential and optional items, whether you’re doing land based trips or a cruise.
Large photo from atop Bartolome Island in the Galapagos, just as the sun is setting over the stunning volcanic landscape.
During mating season on North Seymour Island in the Galapagos, male Frigate Birds fill a red pouch under their neck with air and fly around to impress the female Frigates. What do you think ladies? Are these guys hot, or not?
During our second visit to Santa Cruz Island in the Galapagos, we had the chance to see Giant Land Tortoises in the wild on Rancho Primicias. These guys can weigh over 800 pounds each, and live over 100 years. It was estimated that there were once 250,000 on the islands, but due to hunting by man, […]
Visitor’s to Floreana Island visit Post Office Bay, walk through a lava tube, and go snorkeling around Devil’s Crown.
Blue Footed Boobies are one of the many fascinating birds you’ll encounter on a visit to Espanola Island in the Galapagos.
In the Galapagos, most visitors who take a cruise have the opportunity to go swimming with sea lions in Gardner Bay on Espanola Island.
Monday morning began at 7 AM with the metallic sound of a ringing bell aboard the Eden. I’d slept well, given the yacht had been anchored in a quiet harbor. On our modified agenda for Day 2 was a visit to Tortuga Bay on Santa Cruz Island. Felipe assured us it offered was one of […]
The Eden Yacht had a mechanical problem the first day of my 8-day cruise in the Galapagos Islands.