Bartholomew and Jervis Islands

Jul 09, 2018 - National Geographic Islander


Today we visited two of the most iconic islands in the Galapagos, known not only for their wildlife but also for their strange and interesting geology. In the morning, we explored a classic eroded tuff cone all the way to the summit on Bartholomew Island and in the afternoon we snorkeled and kayaked along the red-colored shoreline of Jervis Island.

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Socrates Tomala

Naturalist

Socrates was born and raised in Galápagos. Since a very young age he has been involved in conservation serving as a volunteer for the Charles Darwin Research Station on Santa Cruz Island. Growing up in the islands was quite an adventure for Socrates since he was able to see many islands that are restricted to most people and get close and personal with Galápagos wildlife.

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