Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.


Fern, Natalia, and Alexa watch a frigate bird overhead, off the shores of Isla San Cristóbal.

"Houston, the Frigate has landed." Alexa, Fern, and Natalia watch our stowaway.

Our first sunset in the Galápagos.

The beach of Punta Suarez, Española (with a marine iguana in the foreground).

Another view of Punta Suarez beach, with sea lions basking in the foreground and the M/V Corinthian in the background.

Nicolás Arnal entertains a pair of Hood Mockingbirds at Punta Suarez, Española.

Dr. Holtz posing with a Giant Tortoise at the Charles Darwin Research Station, Puerta Ayora, Santa Cruz.

A pair of Blue-footed Boobies near the entrance to Black Turtle Cove, Santa Cruz.

Moon over mangroves, at Black Turtle Cove, Santa Cruz.

Pelicans in the mangroves, at Black Turtle Cove, Santa Cruz.

Our home-away-from-home, the M/V Corinthian, and a flock of seabirds, at Black Turtle Cove, Santa Cruz.

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