Pinnacle Rock up-close
Its hallmark is Pinnacle Rock, a sharp outcrop
which was used for practice shooting by US pilots during WW2.
A trail leads up the extinct volcano. Notice the Galapagos
Lava Cacti on its slopes. On the top you are rewarded with a truly splendid panoramo.
On or near the black rocks at Pinnacle
beach you may find a small colony of Galapagos Penguins.
If you go snorkeling, you can come upclose to the penguins and encounter
We scaled the volcano on June 3d, 2009
Pinnacle Rock does not impress the pelican nor the booby
we have to cross a lavafield
and then the climb starts, the staircase comes in handy
a colorful Galapagos Lava Cactus
the view from the top is certainly worth the climb
the Zodiac is waiting. Please do not trample the Iguanas
Galapagos Penguins are the only penguins that live on the Equator