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Galapagos Islands, Ecuador - Photo Mementos of a Galapagos Islands Cruise

Exploring the Galapgagos Islands you view nature at her most primative level

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Even experienced travelers return from a Galapagos Islands cruise and tell their friends this trip is a unique experience. Charles Darwin put these islands on the map with his theory of evolution, and today travelers come from all over the globe to visit these lava islands where seal lions, Darwin finches, land iguanas and other creatures reign.

Here, humans are the intruders, and visits to the islands are carefully regulated by various local and country organizations including the Galapagos Islands park service. If there is a red-footed boobie nesting in the middle of the path, you must step around it. Sea lions playing in front of you. Move away.

The Galapagos Islands are a UNESCO World Heritage Site, but an endangered one. On the Galapagos Islands you swim with sea lions, and walk by tortoises & boobies. You also get to view land iguanas, the colorful Sally Lightfoot crabs and other marine animals.

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Ecoventura yacht sailing at sunset in the Galapagos IslandsRed-footed boobies guard their chick in the Galapagos IslandsPhotographing Galapagos Islands blue-footed boobiesA baby sea lion sleeps on a rock in the Galapagos IslandsA baby sea lion sleeps on a rock in the Galapagos Islands
A sea lion lunching in the fish market on Santa Cruz in the Galapagos IslandsVisitors to the Galapagos Islands Go Kayaking Among Penguins and Sea Lions Visitors to the Galapagos Islands Go Kayaking Among Penguins and Sea Lions  Galapagos Islands land iguana Galapagos Islands Land Iguanas Could Slither Into a Horror Movie Galapagos Islands sea lion playing with sea cucumber underwaterGalapagos Islands Sea Lion Playing With a Sea Cucumer Underwater
Galapagos Islands Sea Lion Watches ManA Sea Lion Watches the Man Putting on a Wet SuitThe dramatic blowhole is on Espanola, one of the Galapagos IslandsThe dramatic blowhole is on Espanola, one of the Galapagos IslandsBull Sea Lions Challenge in the Galapagos IslandsBull Sea Lions challenge each other in the Galapagos IslandsSea lion nurses her young in the Galapagos IslandsA sea lion nurses her young in the Galapagos Islands

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