A collage of our other favorite photos is below. If you click on one it will go into slide show mode, where you can see the captions.
Panorama near Bartolome Island
Galapagos Hawk, one of the only predators.
Iconic Galapagos view from bartolome island looking to volcano on santiago island
Male frigate birds trying to attract mates
I’m the best
Male frigate looking for love
Pod of about 100 dolphins near the boat
Dolphins off the bow escort us to another island
This Nazca (or masked) booby was checking us out
Galapagos Lava Gull, imature. Note the circle around the eye.
Galapagos lava gull
A wild coast
Galapagos Marine Iguana
There are tons of these guys!
I like rolling in the sand – don’t you?
Blue Footed Booby Courtship Dance
There’s an egg under there somewhere
Male and female blue footed booby pretending not to look at each other
So happy and so cute!
Mom and two playful babies
Sea lion pup at sunrise
On San Cristobol, the city had to build a barrier between the shore and the town because the sea lions were in all the streets, park benches, and even the stores.
Excuse me – mind if I walk all over you?
Looks like a kitty
Galapagos shark near our boat
Air full of soaring Frigates
Cactus leaf. (Photo by John Boles)
Encantada, our 70´ “tour” boat, carries 12 passengers and 6 crew
Galapagos Pigeon. Note the blue circle around its eye.
Brand new blue footed boobie
Red beaked tropic bird – what a tail!
This crab has 360 degree stereoscopic vision
Land tortoise face
Land tortoise poop
Cattle Egret taking off
Dan and his new friend. She´s not much of a conversationalist.
This bird is from Iguazu falls, but it’s so pretty we put it in here anyway.
Char and another passenger we called Charles Darwin due to his appearance and zealous interest in everything.
Kicker Rock – old volcano core – very deep water for snorkeling
Swimming through a crack in Kicker Rock, one of our best snorkel spots.
Green sea tortoise in the open ocean
Green Sea Tortoise
The green sea tortoise we swam with for about 15 minutes
King Angelfish. (Photo by Benedicte)
Razor Surgeon fish. We saw huge groups of these in almost every snorkel location.
Galapagos Cotton. Evidently this was an introduced species. The mocking birds started using it instead of sticks for nest. When it rains the nest falls apart but they keep using it anyway.
Blue fin parrot fish, one of our favorites, but they are hard to photograph
Sea lion playing