Genesis: Chapter One

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June 23rd 2008
Published: June 23rd 2008
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The Galapagos Islands. What images do these words conjure up? A land of giant tortoises? Jagged lava rocks covered in prehistoric marine iguanas? Comical seabirds so fearless that you can almost touch them? But this place is so much more; so special, unique and wonderful. Not a static zoological curiosity, but genesis happening before your very eyes; a living tableau of creation and survival.... Read Full Entry

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Flightless CormorantFlightless Cormorant
Flightless Cormorant

Who needs wings? Dinner's right on the doorstep
Super Diego in actionSuper Diego in action
Super Diego in action

Over a thousand little Diegos and still going strong
Lava cactus on BartholomeLava cactus on Bartholome
Lava cactus on Bartholome

Pioneer species on this young island
Motley crew at dinnerMotley crew at dinner
Motley crew at dinner

Brits resplendant in creative orange adornments (Anything for a prize bottle)
Look whoLook who
Look who

Little did the other passegers know who piloted them across the ecuator

23rd June 2008

We have been mesmerised by the magnificent photo`s in your last 2 blogs.What an experience!!!! We can tell by the narative that you have been seriously affected by the experience,and that it has made a lasting impression. We are also pleased to note that a serious health improvement has occurred. Continue to enjoy. Love Nora and Dad
24th June 2008

magical experience, though provoking, terrific pictures. I do not think Ecuador would have been as good. Obviously something intellectually stimulating and not to be missed. I am pleased that you have cleared the parasites from your system and are back to full fitness. Take care, love DAD XXXX. Still no sign of the new peart!!!

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