Feb 21, 2019 - National Geographic Islander
Santiago Island is where Charles Darwin spent the longest amount of time on land out of the four localities he visited in total. There he spent the whole of nine days, where its alleged that he said the land iguanas were so plentiful that he struggled finding a place to pitch his tent.
Today land iguanas on James Island are extinct, but soon the National Park plans to reintroduce them from captive breeding at the Charles Darwin Research Station.
In the morning, we kayaked before breakfast while other guests went to Espumilla Beach for a walk. Then we snorkeled before heading to Puerto Egas, where we visited a fur seal grotto. A great day to be sure!
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