As we back paddled from the magnificent creatures, I couldn’t help but yell in excitement, “this is a once in a lifetime experience!”
Guest Blog from Elisabeth Brentano, writer and photographer aboard the Safari Voyager in April 2019.
When asked to conjure up images of snorkeling, most folks envision sandy beaches, warm tropical waters, and bikini-clad bodies freshly tanned by the sun.
Dozens of three-feet-long iguanas are piled high like sandbags. Watch your step. Wildlife in the Galapagos isn’t afraid to walk—or lie—around.
Once on shore we quickly shed our PFDs and swap our rubber boots for hiking boots. We are too eager to get started to waste any time.