So we made it back at 9:00 or so last night. The trip was incredible. If you ever get a chance to go to the Galapagos Islands, sell your first born, mortage your house and go! No really, we had a great time both on the Ecuador Mainland and the Galapagos Islands. Here's the first picture from the trip I put on Facebook. This is a marine Iguana--these guys are the only oceangoing lizards who eat algae off rocks in the pacific. They blow the salt water out of nostrils on their head, but I didn't get a picture of that. This was a big one-he was probably 2.5 feet from head to tail (they have long tails). I took the picture just outside the Charles Darwin Research Center.
Oh and as an aside, we made many, many booby jokes. Really, how could we not?
|Marine Iguana Galapagos 2011|