at the Darwin Research center at Santa Cruz some get up-close and personal to the turtles
he is the undisputed boss at Santiago Island
Santiago Island: you can get pretty close to the animals, they are not afraid of people
a Lava Heron at Puerta Egas on Santiago
the northern beach at Bartelome with Pinnacle Rock in the background
This album shows highlights of our week-long tour of the Galapagos archipelago aboard the Celebrity Xpedition.
are from the following islands:
Each island is distinctly different
in terms of wildlife, plants and scenery.
For more details of the fantastic Galapagos islands you can check the detailed albums.
Enjoy, like we did when we visited Darwin's backyard in June 2009.
a juvenile Frigatbird at North Seymore
a land Iguana at North Seymore
a Sally Lightfoot crab, you find them at most of the islands
Wave Albatrosses at Espanola
a Blue-footed Booby at Espanola
the Baroness Outlook at Floriana
Barteloma: splendid panorama at the volcanic top
marine Iguanas at Fernandina
the lava beach at Fernandina with the Celebrity Xpedition in the background
close-up of a turtle beauty in the Santa Cruz Highlands
close-up of a Marine Iguana at Fernandina. Boy, are they ugly