S: Equador and The Galapagos
BC: Where Were You And What Did You Do ?
FC: Galapagos The Islands That Created a Bridge
1: “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable.” ~ Helen Keller
3: The Galapagos islands are an archipelago of volcanic islands distributed around the equator in the Pacific ocean. The islands form an Ecuadorian province, a national park and biological marine reserve. They are famed for their vast number of endemic species. Charles Darwin"s studies of Galapagos species contributed greatly to his theory of evolution by natural selection.
4: " These beautiful days do not exist in mere pictures They saturate themselves into every part of the body and live always" John Muir | "These beautiful days do not exist in mere pictures,they saturate themselves into every part of the body and live always" John Muir
5: jjjjjjjjjjjjj | LET'S GO!!! | LET'S GO ALREADY!
7: GALAPAGOS THE ISLANDS
8: candlestick cactus
11: Two masked Boobies
18: Sally lite foot crabs in fresh sea water over basalt.
19: camera Shy | Sea Turtles Manta Rays Corals Colorful Fish | Sting Ray | Shark
20: Galapagos amphibians
21: Land iguanas | Galapagos reptiles
23: Always a New Adventure | j | marine Iguana
24: “Life is either a great adventure or nothing.” ~Helen Keller | If I hide maybe they won't see me
25: w | What the tortoise, tortoise | Lonesome George last of a species
26: I had sex with that turtle only because we Haven't made love in a hundred years and I felt It would Help save the species | Oddities of the Galapagos | I had sex with that turtle only because we haven't slept together in two hundred years and I thought it might save the species! | schmuck
28: Galapagos Birds | They say eating too much of this stuff can give you high blood pressure | Frigate bird in flight | parrots eating rock salt
29: Male frigate bird trying to attract girls | Galapagos gull | Galapagos heron | ..........and she , could care less
30: Blue footed booby | Rare flightless cormorant | Courting albatross
31: Brown Pelican | Flamingo
32: As it say in the bible "The Booby Will Lie Down With The Seal"
33: The Sea Lions
34: Blue footed Booby with child | Ruddy turnstone | I | Rocks and sand, Rocks and sand and lonely
35: Galapagos Hawk | American oyster catcher on vacation
36: YOu should come forPassover,I'm serving gefilte fish with horseradish and you don't have to be Jewish
37: Whose the big daddy around here? | While snorkeling, in an isolated area, above a manta ray having a seven foot fin spread, for a four second period of time, the long body of a sea lion streamed passed, totally obscuring my view. , It suddenly returned We looked eye to eye at each other. It then pecked four times on my mask lens,Afterward we each continued on our way.
38: The Rain Forest And Its People
39: Our guiding lights | He taught us what to eat in the rain forest and never denied himself
40: We traded in our peanut butter sandwiches for roasted agouti; A kinda rain forest rat
41: View from the top floor, the forest canopy
42: The Rain Forest Experience | We hiked the rain forest at night using flashlights. I waited till the rest disappeared from sight and sound, at which point,I clicked off my flashlight and stood, alone in total darkness
43: Cruising the piranha infested water
44: Quito and Small Villages
47: Hotel In Quito,Peacock Armed Guard and All
49: To market to market to buy a fat pig,goat,cow,chicken
50: You get the phone, I am all tied up at the moment
52: Before | After | After that | A Brief History of an Ecuadorian Pig
53: The Equator | The savage equatorial natives