Installment #2: Navigating the Galapagos Islands
Tortoises at the Charles Darwin Center. Did you know that they’re over a century old?!
Sunday afternoon was one of the coolest experiences ever. We had another deep water snorkel and the water was pretty clear. The water was chilly but I was totally getting the hang of snorkeling – and then I spotted a Galapágos OCTOPUS! Carlos heard me scream octopus and jumped into the water with his go-pro […]
Sunday morning we arrived in Española and hiked Punta Suarez. As we stepped off the panga, we were greeted with BABY SEA LIONS! Literally, the cutest things I have ever seen in my entire life. They were playing and rolling in the sand, and just so cute. One baby, off to the side, waddled directly […]
The following morning we were up bright and early to a rainbow and took a gorgeous hike deep into San Cristobal where we saw red-footed boobies, marine iguanas, sea lions, and a baby boobie. The day was more perfect than I could’ve asked for and the flowers along the cliffside were vibrantly colored. Carlos, one […]
After being delayed two hours in the Ezezia airport, and waiting for four, I was finally on my way to Quito to meet my mom and grandpa and begin our journey to the Galapagos! The flight was long and miserable, but seeing them made it all worth it. We got up early the next morning […]