Floreana Island

Dec 18, 2018 - National Geographic Islander


Floreana is an old island with a few visitor sites. It contains one of the smallest settlements in this Archipelago.

Today’s water activities included kayaking, paddleboarding, and Zodiac riding. For those who wanted to stay on dry land, there was a hiking option available.  Today was just another normal day, but extraordinary as always.

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About the Author

Walter Perez

Naturalist/Certified Photo Instructor

Walter was born in a very small town on the mainland of Ecuador. His first trip to the Galápagos was when he was 12 years old, visiting friends and aunt, who had moved to the islands. From the first moment he saw the Islands, he fell in love with them and knew then where his future home would be.

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Ashley Karitis

Video Chronicler

Ashley was raised in Central Oregon where she spent her childhood ski racing, riding horses, playing classical piano, and working summer jobs on a dude ranch. She then attended the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles earning degrees in cinema-television, history, and international relations. Although immersed in the studies of narrative filmmaking, she gravitated toward the process, deeper on-camera conversations, and scientific and human themes explored in documentary production.

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