The first part of this series was a close look at the Galapagos but here in Part 2, I’m zooming out a bit to put the background in focus.
What one of the most iconic shots from the Galapagos Islands lacks in color it makes up for in contrast.
When you get to the top, take a look back.
The number of visitors to each area is strictly limited to preserve the environment.
These iguana are surprisingly good swimmers.
Bacteria in their gut aid digestion, giving the iguanas impressive bellies.
On islands where they have no predators, the cactus have soft spines. Otherwise, better watch your step.
This young rebel was hanging out in a tree, very rare for any age iguana.
Can’t really see, can’t really hear, don’t really care since they don’t realize you’re near.
Someone doesn’t skip leg day.
It’s hard to believe these palm-sized tortoises will become 180 kilos one day.
Look closely and you’ll see mom keeping an eye on the little ones.
One of the harder birds to capture on camera, a Galapagos hawk.
Now, test your eyes, how many do you see?
Even the bird poop is majestic.
Hey bro, take a few so I can choose my favorite.
We’re all friends here.
Like wildlife, so many photos…
I’ll link to the full galleries.
Right here, plus the best places to eat in Puerto Ayora, and short movie trailer for the Galapagos sea lion pups who can’t get enough attention.