Isabela Island

Imagine biking the wetlands of Isabela in the Galapagos Islands. You whiz by blue-footed boobies, giant tortoises, and marine iguanas, you hop off the bike to explore cactus forests and lagoons. Doesn’t sound like your everyday bike ride does it? It’s a very unique experience! Getting to the Isabela Wetlands A lot of people that tour the [...]

One of the things I enjoy about doing island-hopping tours in the Galapagos is exploring the local towns and seeing the culture of the Galapagos. Wandering around Puerto Villamil on Isabela Island I once found huge crowds of people in the main square. Asking around, I found out that it was a “Rodeo Montubio.” What [...]

One of my favorite things I saw independently on Isabela island Galapagos was Laguna Salinas. I was wandering around Puerto Villamil (the small town on Isabela) after the day’s organized activities were over, when I found a lagoon. It was right on the edge of town, within 15 minutes of my hotel. The lagoon was [...]

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