San Cristobal Island

Feb 22, 2020 - National Geographic Islander


We have taken our guest from the youngest Island on the west, Fernandina, to today our oldest, San Cristobal. This island that has impressive geological features with green and white sandy beaches, and on our last full day, our highlights was the long awaited red-footed booby.

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Celso Montalvo

Naturalist/Certified Photo Instructor

Celso was born in Guayaquil, Ecuador. At the age of nine he arrived in the Galápagos for the first time and he was profoundly touched by nature, observation, and isolation.  When he saw the sharks, rays and turtles swimming in the bay, he was triggered by a sense of wonder that he did not feel before.  Celso believes education is key to preservation. After graduating from the Naval Academy at the age of 17 he moved to New York to continue his education.

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