Snorkeling with a Sea Lion in The Galápagos!


One of the coolest moments of our lives – were treated to several minutes of frolicking with an extremely playful sea lion! See ALL of our Galápagos sea lion footage (they are so funny on land!): GO!  >>


One of the coolest moments of our lives – were treated to several minutes of frolicking with an extremely playful sea lion! See ALL of our Galápagos sea lion footage (they are so funny on land!): GO!  >>

Islands of Fire

The Galápagos Islands. The name conjures up images of rare birds, giant tortoises and fearless sea lions, but there is another side to this archipelago. A side may appeal to a geologist more than an ornithologist or herpetologist, because the Galápagos are a classic example of a geologic hot spot.

A hot spot is where volcanic islands are formed as a… CONTINUE READING >> 


The Galápagos Islands. The name conjures up images of rare birds, giant tortoises and fearless sea lions, but there is another side to this archipelago. A side may appeal to a geologist more than an ornithologist or herpetologist, because the Galápagos are a classic example of a geologic hot spot.

A hot spot is where volcanic islands are formed as a… CONTINUE READING >> 


How The Galápagos Made Birders Out of Us

A trip to The Galápagos Islands is guaranteed to make a birder out of anyone. The sheer numbers, and just plain strange features that isolation has brought upon these fabulous creatures would have been enough for us.

Couple this with fact that we spent more effort backing away from them than trying to spot them – these birds have absolutely zero fear of humans – and we were… CONTINUE READING >> 

A trip to The Galápagos Islands is guaranteed to make a birder out of anyone. The sheer numbers, and just plain strange features that isolation has brought upon these fabulous creatures would have been enough for us.

Couple this with fact that we spent more effort backing away from them than trying to spot them – these birds have absolutely zero fear of humans – and we were… CONTINUE READING >> 

Video – The “Bird Island” of The Galápagos


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Genovesa Island has been nicknamed “The Bird Island” and that moniker is certainly fitting. Considering the proliferation of the red-footed and Nazca varieties of boobies… CONTINUE READING >>


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Genovesa Island has been nicknamed “The Bird Island” and that moniker is certainly fitting. Considering the proliferation of the red-footed and Nazca varieties of boobies… CONTINUE READING >>

Seal-ing the Deal in the Galápagos (but these are sea LIONS)!

Of all of the fabulous animals in The Galápagos Islands, the one that made it hardest to obey the always-stay-six-feet-away-from-the-animals-rule were the sea lions.

Sea lions, or lobos del mar (wolves… CONTINUE READING >>

Of all of the fabulous animals in The Galápagos Islands, the one that made it hardest to obey the always-stay-six-feet-away-from-the-animals-rule were the sea lions.

Sea lions, or lobos del mar (wolves… CONTINUE READING >>