Best Time to Visit Galapagos Islands, and The Worst

Best Time to Visit Galapagos Islands, and The Worst

The best time to visit Galapagos Islands is December to May because the air and water temperature is warmer. However, there is plenty of wildlife to see year-round. Furthermore, there is no shortage of action when scuba diving and snorkeling in the Galapagos. The...
Galapagos Sunset Video from Puerto Villamil, Isabela Island

Galapagos Sunset Video from Puerto Villamil, Isabela Island

I was fortunate enough to go to Puerto Villamil a couple of times. One evening, I made a video of the Galapagos sunset using my GoPro. The time-lapse video was recorded from the small terrace at Casa Rosada (Caleta Iguanga or Iguana Hostel) overlooking the beach,...
Video – Kicker Rock, Galapagos Islands, Sharks, Dolphins

Video – Kicker Rock, Galapagos Islands, Sharks, Dolphins

Located off the southwestern coast of San Cristobal, sleeps the two mammoth rocks that ascend 148 metres into The Galapagos atmosphere – Kicker Rock or León Dormido (Sleeping Lion). You can see Kicker Rock from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno. It looks close but is actually a...
The Sea Lion Awaits in Darwin’s Bay

The Sea Lion Awaits in Darwin’s Bay

The sea wolf was playing dead in Darwin’s Bay. That’s what the locals call them in Spanish: lobo de mar. I grew up knowing them as sea lions. When he saw me snorkeling, he resurrected and started swimming around me with curiosity. He stared into my eyes, swam beneath...
Baby Sea Lions and Their Playfulness in Espanola Island

Baby Sea Lions and Their Playfulness in Espanola Island

I swam with baby sea lions during my Espanola Island day tour with Scuba Eden. I paid $180, most of that was probably for the gas and park permit. The round-trip by boat to Espanola from San Cristobal was about 4 hours. Make sure to watch the video below and see the...