Floating Rocks in the Galapagos (Weekly Photo)

About Galapagos Islands, Things to Do

Something fun to try while in the Galapagos Islands: find pumice on the beaches.

Although it is a rock, it might not look like it at first. When we first saw it at Tortuga Bay it looked like pieces of a sponge – it was blowing around on the beach by a light wind. When you find it, put it in water and watch it float.

Will Pumice Float? A Video Test 

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Hi, I'm Bryan Haines! I'm a traveler, photographer and Canadian entrepreneur. I'm a partner at Storyteller Media, a content marketing company for travel brands. I blog at GringosAbroad (Ecuador travel) and Click Like This (How to Use a GoPro).

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