I travelled to Santa Cruz Island in July of 2016. The island is home to giant tortoises, great nearby diving with hammerheads at Gordon Rocks, and of course, the Charles Darwin Research Station. The video below is just a few of the highlights. https://youtu.be/OUCYTdJ8DD4 Read my guide on how to visit the Galapagos on a budget. … [Read more...]
Galapagos Travel Blog
In my humble opinion, The Galapagos Islands is the greatest place on the planet. Read my Galapagos travel blog below for tips, stories, and videos. I travelled to the Galapagos Islands to see its amazing biodiversity. I volunteered on San Cristobal on the Jatun Sacha Biological Reserve, obtained my SNSI Advanced Diving Certification, and swam with marine iguanas. I’ve walked on 10 different islands. You’ll find important information about travelling the Galapagos on a budget.
The Galapagos Islands is the greatest place on the planet. In my opinion of course. I stayed on San Cristobal Island for 2 months. Below is some of my GoPro video of this magical island. Hope you get to see this place, too! https://youtu.be/tz38thjw9fM Read my guide on how to visit the Galapagos on a budget. … [Read more...]
Though I haven't seen many fish markets, the fish market on Santa Cruz Island may be the coolest in the world. It's not the product that attracts visitors, but the exclusive clientele of birds and sea lions. I went here to make a time-lapse video. My initial setup of the GoPro and tripod resulted in a pelican knocking down my GoPro as seen above. This fish market is … [Read more...]
I had the opportunity to see and swim with several marine iguanas in The Galapagos. Watching these reptiles eat underwater was one of the greatest moments of my life. Anybody that has the chance to see marine iguanas in person is lucky. The below video was recorded over three months in Darwin's Bay (Cerro Tijeretas), San Cristobal Island, … [Read more...]
Darwin's Bay is one of my favourite places to swim with sea lions and sea turtles. The bay is named after Charles Darwin, but its official name is Cerro Tijeretas or frigate bird hill. Darwin's Bay, San Cristobal, is also the first place 26-year-old Charles Darwin stepped foot-on in The Galapagos. I was fortunate enough to go here several times and record hours fo … [Read more...]