Islas Ballestas Tour: What You Need to Know Before You Go

Islas Ballestas Tour: What You Need to Know Before You Go

I went on the Islas Ballestas tour from Paracas, Peru. This is one of the so-called Poor Man’s Galapagos tours that depart from Northwest South America. Islas Ballestas Tour Price The tour price was 35 soles, which was the standard price around town. I only checked a...
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 snorkelling, he resurrected and starting swimming around me with curiosity. He stared into my eyes, swam...
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...