The Galapagos was a mixed bag. The pristine natural environment that we envisioned is only accessible by tour boat. The waters and land accessible by our own boat were certainly not pristine. With that in mind we spent four days and three nights on a tour boat and saw some of the wildlife we had anticipated.

They look so cute, but later... - Apr 2011

Authorities on board - Apr 2011

Taking on bad fuel - Apr 2011

San Cristobal market - Apr 2011

Marine iguana - Apr 2011

Charles Darwin Research Center - Apr 2011

100+ years old - Apr 2011

Afternoon rest - Apr 2011

Seen it all - Apr 2011

Looking for scraps - Apr 2011

Marine iguana - Apr 2011

Blue footed Boobie - Apr 2011

Mating dance - Apr 2011

Male Frigate bird - Apr 2011

Lots of male Frigate birds - Apr 2011

Frigate bird chick - Apr 2011

Sally Lightfoot crab - Apr 2011

Galapagos penguins - Apr 2011

Happy cruisers - Apr 2011

Bartoleme in the background - Apr 2011

And another - Apr 2011

Owl - Apr 2011

Only one will live - Apr 2011

Boobie chick - Apr 2011

Spotted Cow rays - Apr 2011

Kicker Rock - Apr 2011

Stunning rock - Apr 2011

The Tunnels - Apr 2011

Seahorse - Apr 2011

Dinghy caught at high tide - Apr 2011

Fay's garden - Apr 2011

Tortoise foreplay - Apr 2011

Tortoise porn - Apr 2011

She takes one for the species - Apr 2011

Frigate birds specialize in mid-air steals - Apr 2011

Swimming with penguins - Apr 2011

Penguin in the anchorage - Apr 2011