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Day Five: Visiting San Cristobal and Isla Lobos

| January 16, 2011 | 0 Comments
Day Five: Visiting San Cristobal and Isla Lobos

In the bay, Galapagos sea lions rest on dozens of fishing boats bobbing in the azure bay. Around town, in the shade of benches and statues, sea lions laze, enjoying a brief respite from the sun.

Day Four: The Sights of South Plaza and Santa Fe

| January 10, 2011 | 9 Comments
Day Four: The Sights of South Plaza and Santa Fe

To say that South Plaza is quite unlike any other island in the Galapagos underscores the amazing diversity of the islands.

2010: The Year in Review

| January 9, 2011 | 5 Comments
2010: The Year in Review

To close out 2010 (and look ahead to 2011), we’re reviewing some of our blogging accomplishments, our highlights and, moreover, take a moment to thank our readers!

What We’re Reading: January 7, 2011

| January 7, 2011 | 4 Comments
What We’re Reading: January 7, 2011

Each Friday, we share those sites and articles—those interesting links—that we are currently reading or have recently read.

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| January 6, 2011 | 0 Comments
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Day Three: From Bachas Beach to North Seymour

| January 6, 2011 | 5 Comments
Day Three: From Bachas Beach to North Seymour

We’re here for the shorebirds—and the island’s brackish lagoons do not disappoint.

Day Two: Exploring Chinese Hat and Bartolome

| January 4, 2011 | 2 Comments
Day Two: Exploring Chinese Hat and Bartolome

Rounding a corner, we spot a Galapagos hawk perched high above the beach on a bluff—a fearsome predator and scavenger with no natural enemies.

Day One: From Baltra to Santa Cruz

| January 3, 2011 | 2 Comments
Day One: From Baltra to Santa Cruz

Once landed, we are cautioned to choose our steps carefully. The dock, surrounded by several varieties of mangroves is covered by marine iguanas warming themselves in the sun.

Cruising the Galapagos: Setting Out!

| January 2, 2011 | 2 Comments
Cruising the Galapagos: Setting Out!

We’re planning to turn our trip to the Galapagos Island into a series of posts that will build upon one another, exploring our trip through the Galapagos over a number of days.

Cruising the Galapagos: Our Itinerary

| January 2, 2011 | 4 Comments
Cruising the Galapagos: Our Itinerary

Because the Galapagos Archipelago lies isolated 600 miles off the coast of South America, its late discovery by humans, along with a historical lack of predators has set the stage for the greatest showcase for evolution to be witnessed anywhere in the world.