Bartolome & Rabida Islands

Jan 09, 2017 - National Geographic Islander


Today the National Geographic Islander started its voyage around the Galapagos Islands, and its western realms. This was the first full day of activities in the islands of Bartolome and Rabida. Both places are remarkably different; Bartolome is a place where the volcanic landscape is the highlight of the visit while Rabida with its red beach and colony of sea lions delights tourists who come from far away.

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Enrique Silva

Naturalist

Enrique was born on San Cristobal Island, which is the political capital of the Galapagos. His parents moved from mainland Ecuador in the 1980’s, as did many other Ecuadorians, in search of better work opportunities.

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