Puerto Ayora Santa Cruz Galapagos

Nov 17, 2017 - National Geographic Islander


This morning the National Geographic Islander anchored in Puerto Ayora, the largest human settlement in the Galapagos Islands, located at southern shore of Santa Cruz island. Our day started visiting the tortoises breading center of the Galapagos National Park and the Charles Darwin Research Station and later on we headed to the highlands to visit Manzanillo Ranch were the giant tortoises leave in freedom. 

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Salvador Cazar

Naturalist

Salvador Cazar studied biology at the Universidad Nacional Del Sur, Bahía Blanca, in Argentina and at the Catholic University of Ecuador. Between 1988 and 1994, Salvador worked as a naturalist and tour leader for several national and international tour operators, leading groups of visitors across the Ecuadorian rain forest, Andean forest, and to Galápagos.

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