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Feb 11, 2013 - Fun with boobies

I can't believe how well I sleep on this boat. We sailed for 6 hours last night on very rough (for us) seas and the little boat was rocking like crazy. Asleep by 9:30 pm despite efforts to work with pictures or read, I woke at 3 am when the boat stopped and they lowered the anchors. I promptly feel asleep again and woke at 6:30 am on Genovesa to another rainy day. It's not cold and I'd just wear a bathing suit and get wet but I want to carry my big camera so donned a poncho. The island is covered in volcanic rock and lava, coral, sand and...

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Jun 13, 2012 - Dove l'uomo non è predatore (parte prima: isole nord)

Dove l’uomo non è predatore si assiste a qualcosa che nelle nostre vite generalmente non avviene. Gli animali non ti temono, ma ti considerano come uno di loro, che semplicemente condivide il loro mondo. Puoi avvicinarti e non si muoveranno, se potranno giocheranno con te. Magari ti guarderanno con un po’ di curiosità, ma la loro vita sarà esattamente quella di sempre. Giorno 1: Isla Baltra - Isla Santa Cruz Il punto d’incontro con l’equipaggio della mia crociera è all’aeroporto di Baltra, alle 10.30. Jonathan, Bea e Emilio hanno proprio a...

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My Big Trip

Jun 5, 2010 - Genovesa Is.

See pics Genovesa Is. Wiki Info About the Volcano on Genovesa Genovesa Helpful Tourist Info Land & Sea Life Seen:) *All Critters marked like this indicates first time observed! redfooted booby*, yellow warbler, Am oystercatcher*, GBH, black tern*, red-billed tropicbird*, Nazca booby*, black storm-petrel*, magnificent frigatebird... Mx hogfish, panamic flanged blenny*, bravo clinid*, bullseye puffer, guineafowl puffer*, spotfin butterflyfish*, moorish idol*, rainbow runner*, burrfish* Darwin Bay Gala Dove, straited heron*, great frigatebird,...

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South America Plus

May 19, 2009 - Genovesa Island

Today's highlights: - waking up docked in the middle of a giant old volcanic crater - all of the birds- making it out without any poop on the head - watching the engorged red necks of the male frigate birds- watching them fly with them and do their wobbly dance - the red-footed boobies- they are so beautiful and have a gorgeous blue-pink-purple beak - seeing the elusive short-eared owl come out for a mid-afternoon hunt off of Prince Philip's Steps - seeing the even more elusive fur seals that were decimated in numbers due to serious hunting...

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