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Visual Adventure: The Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands are a wildlife enthusiast’s dream, made up of an archipelago of volcanic islands at the Equator, in the Pacific Ocean, west of Ecuador....

by Jennifer Reedie Posted on 28 August 2013

The Galapagos Islands are a wild life enthusiast’s dream, made up of an archipelago of volcanic islands at the Equator, in the Pacific Ocean, west of Ecuador. Whether it’s the gentle and curious demeanor of a young sea lion or the dramatic wing flapping and whistle of a blue-footed booby, you’re sure to be in awe of the close contact experienced on the islands.

The islands themselves are diverse from the red sand beach of Baltra to the Prickly Pear cactus dotted shores of Santa Fe. Islands like Santiago with its striking giant lava formations and Bartolome with it’s red and black volcanic landscape make you feel as if you’re on another planet.

It’s one of those trips that make you feel privileged just having experienced it.

Boobies!

A masked boobie shows us the way on El Barranco - Photography by Jennifer Reedie

A masked boobie shows us the way on El Barranco - Photography by Jennifer Reedie

Land iguana, South Plaza Island - Photography by Jennifer Reedie

Land iguana, South Plaza Island - Photography by Jennifer Reedie

Sally lightfoot crab admiring the view, South Plaza Island - Photography by Jennifer Reedie

Sally lightfoot crab admiring the view, South Plaza Island - Photography by Jennifer Reedie

Red footed boobie nesting, Genovesa Island - Photography by Jennifer Reedie

Red footed boobie nesting, Genovesa Island - Photography by Jennifer Reedie

Sea lions playing on the beach, Santa Fe Island - Photography by Jennifer Reedie

Sea lions playing on the beach, Santa Fe Island - Photography by Jennifer Reedie

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