Bartolome and Chinese Hat

Mar 12, 2020 - National Geographic Endeavour II


Today we woke up on the island of Bartolome. The excursion on this island started early and we had the chance to see the sunrise before we landed. The hike to the summit was wonderful, nice weather and a great view from the top. After breakfast, some people enjoyed a nice time on the beach and later, everyone went for a snorkeling session. We saw penguins, sharks, reef fish, rays, and more. In the afternoon, we started with another snorkeling session, followed by a Zodiac ride around Chinese Hat. We had a great day here in the Galapagos Islands.

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Charles Wittmer

Naturalist

Charles was raised in the Galápagos Islands. He is the grandson of Rolf Wittmer, the first person documented to have been born on the island of Floreana after his parents, Margret and Heinz Wittmer, emigrated from Germany in 1932. 

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