Galapagos and Beyond: day 7 - Rabida Island & Santiago Island May 1st 2018
This morning we were anchored off the coast of Jervis Island or Rabida in Spanish. This island lies at the very heart of the archipelago’s volcanic activity. The beach is deep red surrounded by cliffs and steep slopes of volcanic cinder cones.
The morning activity involved a 'wet landing' so I declined and enjoyed a wonderful hour reading and relaxing ... read more
South America » Ecuador » Galápagos » Santiago Island The "Republic of the Equator" was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Colombia and Venezuela). Between 1904 and 1942, Ecuador lost territories in a series of conflicts with its neighbors. A b... ... read more