Posted by: Waheeda Harris | December 19, 2013

Memories of May 2013 – Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

Ecuador - Galapagos group

Can I say I still need to pinch myself that I actually was on the Galapagos Islands? When I flew from Guayaquil to Santa Cruz I needed to take as many photos as I could to convince myself that I was in the same place where Charles Darwin had been years before.

Ecuador - Galapagos sea level Baltra

Ecuador - Galapagos whale skeleton

And although the wildlife is the key – its also the amazing distinctness of each island that makes this area of the world a must-see. I was continually surprised by the volcanic landscape and its intricate patterns.

Ecuador - Galapagos penguin close up

Ecuador - Galapagos Baltra b

Ecuador - Galapagos penguin

Ecuador - Galapagos magnificent frigate bird

Ecuador - Galapagos Isla Lobos collage

Ecuador - Galapagos tortoise

Ecuador - Galapagos tortoises

And my last image at sunset still evokes my favourite moment – when everything gets quiet for a moment before the cover of the night brings out all kinds of animals to play and awaken.

Ecuador - Galapagos sky


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