Punta Vicente Roca

Feb 04, 2020 - National Geographic Islander


We began the day with our expedition leader, Gaby, making an exciting wake-up call: “Dolphins on the starboard side.” What a treat! With cups of coffee or cameras in hand, our guests eagerly watched the show. Later we had breakfast and then headed to the bridge as we were crossing the equator. The morning was spent in Punta Vicente Roca located in the northwest region of this magical archipelago. Here we had the opportunity to snorkel with fur seals, sea turtles, flightless cormorants, and penguins. The afternoon was spent with a large colony of marine iguanas in Fernandina followed by wine tasting on the sun deck! Another wonderful day in the Galapagos Islands.

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Anahí Concari

Naturalist

Anahí grew up in a small house by the beach in the Galápagos Islands. Along with her best friend, she used to wander during the days around mangrove trees, becoming a different animal every day. She used to camp on solitary beaches, snorkel with sharks, dive with her uncle, a local dive instructor, and sail around the islands with her free spirit neighbors, learning about nature with her own hands, eyes and ears.  

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Adriana Diaz

Naturalist

The oldest of three sisters, Adriana was born in Alajuela, Costa Rica and still lives in this same province. Her interest in biology started at a very young age when she was immediately attracted to the beauty of nature and the secrecy within the forest elements. After taking part in several volunteer programs related to biology subjects, she was later inspired to study biology with an emphasis on tropical ecology and sustainable development. By 2010, Adriana obtained a bachelor’s degree at Universidad Latina de Costa Rica.

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