31 October – 6 November 2012
The Boat and The People
M/S Samba under full sails.
M/S Samba from 1963 and refurbished in 2006. A wonderful boat with lots of charm and a great crew!
M/S Samba in crystal clear waters.
Getting off the Zodiac, wet landing, good shoes!
Our naturalist guide Fausto trying hard to arrange both sea lions and tourists for a photo!
Fausto drawing up the geology….yes, geology!
Fausto trying to persuade a young male sea lion to move away from the path!
The sea lion finally agreed to let us pass when Fausto gave him a gentle back rub, aaahhhh…
Alan, Marco and Camillo in the Zodiac.
Alan and Marco, the two rebellious teenagers of the trip!
Marco dreaming to sleep with the sea lions…
The Sea Lions
The Fur Seals
The Blue Footed Booby
Blue Footed Booby diving for fish.
Booby with marine iguana.
Red Footed Booby – red feet and blue beak
Albatross baby…not so small!
Young sea lion teasing a pelican.
The inflatable frigate bird. Here inflated…
…and here deflated.
Making himself delicious to the ladies.
The Land Iguanas
The male iguana has turned yellow to attract the females.
The Marine Iguanas
The Sea Turtles
Sea turtle love making!
Sea turtle nest on the beach.
The Nature and The Landscapes