If you google Galapagos, more likely than not, you will find the picture of Bartolome island. Due to the unique landscape, this island has become the face of Galapagos islands. What makes this island unique is the pinnacle. Though it looks pretty, it was not naturally formed. It was formed by a bomb during the… Continue reading Bartolome Island
See ... i am not lying when i said sea lions are playful.
One of the things you must do in Galapagos is swimming with sea lions. Why? Because Galapagos is probably the only place you can do it. Sea lions are known for their aggressive behavior. But, that is not the case in Galapagos. Here the sea lions are extremely friendly and playful. They love to play… Continue reading Chasing Sea Lions
This is my second time seeing an eagle ray but the very first time i see it this upclose. Previously, i saw one while diving in Cozumel, Mexico, but the eagle ray was very far and i did not get the chance to take a picture or video of it.
To be honest, I don't know whether a marble ray is considered unique or not. But this was my first time seeing one so i think it deserves to be posted 😄😄
Finally get to see hammerhead sharks for the first time. Though it was quite far, i am glad to see some. Unfortunately, as my diving skill is still in basic level, i am not able to see the schooling of hammerhead sharks due to the strong current. And i also do not want to risk… Continue reading Hammerhead Sharks
Other snaps of the Galapagos sharks
As per its name, galapagos shark is a species of shark found in Galapagos area. It is the cousin of the great white shark. But, just like any other sea animals in Galapagos, they are not aggressive. At least i was told that they are not, so i believe it 🙂
These pictures were taken by my dive masters. Of course, i did not have the bravery to take picture of sharks in that close proximity with flash light. And to be honest i am not sure it is allowed under the Galapagos rules. Anyway it was my dive master, not me. So please do not… Continue reading Closer Look to White Tip Sharks
It is always a thrilling experience to see a shark. Rather than feeling dangerous, we divers always pray to run into sharks. So happy to see white tip sharks cause i usually see the black tip ones.