Last week (March 2012) a group of guests at Red Mangrove Lodges happened upon a pod of Pilot Whales while snorkeling from our boat. There were at least a dozen and the snorkelers swam and dove alongside them. Amazing experience.
Note: Video is a little shaky and is unedited - we wanted to keep it as real as possible.
Hernan Rodas, founder of Red Mangrove, recently took these photos of his regular run to Tortuga Bay on Santa Cruz Island. Just an hour return (4.5 miles) it a great way to start your day in the Galapagos Islands.
Monica and Bolivar - both Red Mangrove employees - were married on the beach on Santa Cruz Island in the Galapagos Islands. Monica arrived at the ceremony by boat and was greeting by some 70 close friends. Wedding day was January 7, 2012.
In this photo tip, Bryan explains what a polarizing filter is, and shows a before and after shot of a popular excursion in the Galapagos: Las Grietas on Santa Cruz Island. Learn how to increase color saturation and reduce reflection with this simple add-on.