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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Born in Lima, Peru, of North American parents, Cindy and her family subsequently lived in several South American and European countries with a couple stops in Peoria, Illinois. Cindy received a degree in biology from Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana. Afterwards, Cindy spent a year and a half teaching science in the Western Province of Kenya, East Africa. 

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