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Days 9 – 12 Galapagos Islands

I have most of the pictures up on the Shutterfly site now. There are some really good shots of many  indigenous species of the islands. Lots of plunge diving boobies, lounging sea lions, and even flamingos. Please  feel free to visit the … Continue reading

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Pictures From Days 1 – 4

I’ve setup a ShutterFly Site for my pictures. Here are a few samples from days 1 – 4. https://2013ecuadortrip.shutterfly.com/ Here are a few samples. Enjoy!

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The Albatross Airport (Espanola Island, Galapagos)

Why the Waved Albatross chose this island for a nesting ground is obvious at first site. Being the oldest of the Island chain Espanola is the flattest of the islands. So it resembles a giant aircraft carrier. For a giant … Continue reading

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Swimming With Sharks

I had a great time today swimming with the sharks at Kicker Rock here in the Galapagos Islands. Of course there were turtles too. Here is Kicker Rock. Stay Tuned For Updates!

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Galapagos Bound

I’m in Quito today. We went to the market in Otavalo and visited an extinct volcano that now has a lake in it’s caldera. When I woke up this morning I was blessed with a view of a snow capped … Continue reading

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How Fast Things Change In The Rain Forest

This is the same view looking out over the Amazon basin from the foothills of the Andes. Pictures were taken aprox. one hour apart. They don’t call it a rain forest for nothing. Once it moved in it rained all … Continue reading

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Water, Water, Everywhere

Yes, it rains everyday in the rain forest. Some times more then once. I am on the Eastern side of the Andes mountains and will be headed down to the beginning of the Amazon jungle tomorrow. I hiked a few … Continue reading

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