Galapagos


Wonderful trip! Just wanted to share a few of our favorite pictures.

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I am including a selected number of photos i took while I was on my tour. Enjoy.

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Sea turtles, acrylics and colored pencil
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Staci Edwards
We met a veterinarian studying in Galapagos--her current job is catching Short Earred Owls and collecting DNA samples to see if they vary from island to island.  She was planning on diving with …
acrylics and colored pencil, land iguana
Author
Staci Edwards
The next few days we spent in Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz. It is a pretty quiet little town, with plenty of shops, restaurants, tour centers and dive places.  There are hostels, bed and …
Colored pencil drawing of Galapagos sea lion
Author
Staci Edwards
On our final day of the cruise, we were up early for a visit to Mosquera Island.  It is small, with a beautiful beach.  The largest group of sea lions we encountered on the trip lazed on …
pencil sketches of the Darwin finches
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Staci Edwards
Rabida is dominated by the color red.  Red beach, red paths, red rocks everywhere. We hiked up above the beach and had a nice view back down. Along the way, we got to see the Galapagos …
acrylics, flightless cormorant, single page
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Staci Edwards
Tagus Bay on Isabela Island...known for its graffiti?  Apparently early boats, like 1830's, carved their names then others followed suit. I didn't see the old stuff...just …
Acrylics, colored pencil
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Staci Edwards
   Elizabeth Bay was full of wildlife.  There is no landing place--we explored from the dingies.  The red mangroves are a great refuge for a variety of animals.  We …
acrylic painting of the marine iguana on Espanosa
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Staci Edwards
Today was the first of two days visiting sites on Isabela Island.  We landed at the harbor for Puerto Villamil, the town on Isabela, and with all the rain, our bus was late.  So we explored …
Acrylics, penguin
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Staci Edwards
Up early for more adventures! Bartolome island is an interesting place.  The rocks are fantastic--there are amazing lava formations everywhere. And, on the way in....we saw a Galapagos …
acrylics, colored pencil, frigate bird
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Staci Edwards
Genovesa island made me feel like I was inserted in a National Geographic special.  First of all, we anchored inside the caldera, as Genovesa is the top of a volcano.  It really gave you a …
Finished map in acrylics and gold leaf
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Staci Edwards
There are many things to consider about HOW you travel in the Galapagos.  It seems like each island has its own unique flavor, with specializations that aren't available anywhere …
acrylics, Sally Lightfoot crab
Author
Staci Edwards
Galapagos began to show off immediately.  As we were coming in for a landing, we spotted two yellow-orange land iguanas off the runway.  Darwin finches and lava lizards dodged in and …
collage and painted map of Galapagos, with sand added for texture
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Staci Edwards
When you are planning a trip this big, it is good to have information. The islands have a lot to offer, and choices are always tough. My trip was the end of May, 2015.  We were in a …
acrylic painting of the currents going to Galapagos
Author
Staci Edwards
The Galapagos Islands are amazing.  Basically, everything you have ever heard of, that is cool and awesome...is absolutely true. You might be eye to eye with a Blue …
acrylics, sea turtle babies, detail
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Staci Edwards
Hello! My name is Staci, and I am an artist and photographer.  My favorite subject to work with is wildlife, so the Galapagos Islands were an obvious dream destination for …
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Mindy Teini
At the end of a trip I like to look back over what I packed and makes notes for what I would have done differently. The most important thing I packed was seasickness medication. Everyone on our boat …