Dec 27, 2018 - National Geographic Endeavour II
Our destination today was the Charles Darwin Research Station at Santa Cruz Island, the second largest island in the archipelago.
On our way to the rearing center for giant tortoises, we walked through a very green area full of local vegetation like the gigantic prickly pear cactus with a trunk like a tree.
At the Research Station, we were able to observe, first-hand, the steps
Later in the morning, we took buses into the highlands of Santa Cruz for lunch. First, we rode a bus to a local farm where sugar cane is harvested and converted in different products like juice,
After a well-deserved tasty meal at a local restaurant, many guests continued exploring the area, while others opted to have a cool drink and relax back to the town of Puerto Ayora.
Soon after, some of us headed further up into the highlands searching for Geochelone
Today’s visit was outstanding, and our expedition is about to reach its peak, we are already a big family bonded by the mystical magic called the Galápagos Islands.
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