Bartholomew and Rabida Islands

Apr 15, 2019 - National Geographic Islander


We split our first full day in Galapagos between two islands. Bartholomew Island, with the iconic Pinnacle Rock and stark arid terrain in contrast with the rich Pacific seascape. Then Rabida in the afternoon, with its stark red sand and imposing cliffscape, rocked paths, sea lions, and an array of underwater marvels.

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Cindy Manning

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Cindy was raised in a family that was fortunate enough to live in many different countries across the globe. During her formative years, she counted Latin America and Europe as home, with periods in-between living in Illinois and Indiana, where she attended Earlham College.

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