147 - 10th May 2006 - Galapagos - Floreana


Floreana Beach


Sea lions lazing under the rocks


Sea Urchins washed up on the beach


Lava crystals - Minerals under the sand - Green and Brown Gems


Flamingo Lagoon


Flamingos in the lagoon


Flamingo Lagoon - Brackish water means lots of shrimps which the Flamingos eat and which give them their pink colour


Burning wood from this tree smells nice and wards off mosquitos


Flamingo


Close Up


The flamingos leave a pattern of trails where they have waded


Turtle nests


Sally Lightfoot Crab


Turtle Tracks


Penguin near Post Office Bay


Penguin


Galapagos Penguin enjoying the shade


Panga at Post Office Bay


View from Baroness Point


A baroness turned up here one day with plans to build a hotel - Thankfully she disappeared


The group


Pip at Baroness Point


The Post Office Barrel


People leave behind mail for other travellers to deliver


Chris wading in the cool waters