Plazas and Santa Fe Island

Mar 15, 2018 - National Geographic Islander

Today the National Geographic Islander was anchor near to Plazas Island here we did a nice walk around the Island looking for one of the two species of the Galapagos land iguanas. They were all over the place eating and competing for their territory.

After this activity the temperature was right to jump in to the water and expend wile swimming and refresh our self.

After a delicious lunch we got to Santa Fe Island were we had the opportunity to kayaking along a beautiful wall and spotted lost of wild life as sea lions and sea birds as frigate birds, brown pelicans and some blue footed boobies flying around we had a fantastic kayaking!

Then we prepare our self’s to the last hiking of the day on Santa Fe Island were we were looking on the endemic land iguana of Santa Fe Island. Two land iguanas in just one day! Wow! Successful!

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Ixora Berdonces


Ixora was born in the Galapagos Islands, back when the streets were made of sand and gravel. Void of TV and tablets, her childhood friends and pristine natural surroundings made for an inspiring upbringing. She was always drawn to the ocean and her local environment, with her first adventures taking place underwater, in mangrove estuaries, and perched in treetops. Not surprisingly, she was scuba diving before the age of 12 and led her first diving trips as a Dive Master in the Galapagos Marine Reserve when she was 18. 

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