Isla Floreana, Does anyone even live here?

That's right, were on Isla Floreana today with a whopping population of 100 (give or take).  This island does have a giant tortoise, not quite farm, not really refuge either, but a place where they can live safely and happily up in the mountains.  This was our main event of the day with some snorkeling…

Exploring Isla Isabela In The Galapagos

It's day two of our Galapagos tour and this time we've landed on Isla Isabela, the largest Island of the Galapagos.  The best part is though, all we did on the main island was eat and see flamingos.  Our time was actually spent on a little island off the shore where we did our snorkeling…

Santa Cruz, A Broad look at Puerto Ayora

There are affiliate links in here. Toady we're starting a three day journey through the Galapagos Islands, well an online visit that actually happened two years ago.  Our first stop is Santa Cruz, the Island we stayed on in Puerto Ayora not far from the ocean.  This was our home base and we took boats,…

Sea lions of the Galapagos are friendly little guys

Ok, so maybe they're not that little, but they are pretty friendly, or at least not very afraid of people.  Being friendly and not afraid of people are like the same thing, right?  Well, close enough at least.  They are also pretty adventurous, not only by getting surprisingly close to people, but hoppin' on boats…

A close look at the Galapagos Islands: Iguanas

There are affiliate links in here. The Galapagos Islands have a lot of unique animals, including various iguanas.  These guys are surprisingly large, but timid, unless they’re mad, then they spit.  Not just saliva, but salt water residue, and it’s more of a sneeze than a spit.  Gross.  I unfortunately didn’t witness this, but part…