February 2, 2014

Galapagos – Frigates, land iguanas, swallow tailed gulls and penguins

Beautiful St Batholome So in the last few days in the Galapagos we were to visit some of the smaller islands and remote habitats. The chance to see land iguanas (as opposed to a lot of marine iguanas we had seen), frigate birds with their amazing red sacs, and the amazing little blue penguins. Combined […]

January 31, 2014

Galapagos – giant tortoises, the iconic symbol of the islands

One of the highlights of any trip to the Galapagos Islands is to see the giant tortoises. Along with the famous frigate birds they are probably the most photographed animals in the islands. We anchored at Santa Cruz island to visit the giant tortoise center both in the highlands and at the Darwin center where […]

January 30, 2014

Galapagos – christmas tree iguanas, albatross and nasca booby’s

Galapagos – christmas tree iguanas, albatross and nasca booby’s We were raring to go this morning as we had already arrived at one of th best islands in the Galapgos – Espanola . Here we were going to hike around the island which should take around 3 hours. A dry landing this time – meaning […]

January 29, 2014

Galapagos – strange Austrian Baroness, Sally Lightfoot crabs and turtles..

Galapagos – strange Austrian Baroness, Sally Lightfoot crabs and turtles.. Greater Pink Flamingo We headed to Commerant point in the panga (small dinghy) and walked along to a bay where the turtles come up to lay their eggs. There were some fresh tracks that looked like bicycle tracks in the sand, but it think they […]

January 27, 2014

Galapagos – our trip starts to evolve…

Galapagos After leaving behind Peru it was time for the last but one big trip. And we had saved one of the best until now – the Galapagos. Flying to Quito we were quite sad as we knew that our time away was now finite, and it wouldn’t be long until we were headed back […]

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