Photo of the Day

  • Photo of the Day: Went to the Galapagos and Wound Up on Mars!

    Photo of the Day: Went to the Galapagos and Wound Up on Mars!

    Throughout our lives we’ve always heard about the incredible, unique and plentiful wildlife of the Galapagos Islands. But we’d never really heard much or knew much about the fantastical, other-worldly landscape of the islands until we actually arrived and saw it for ourselves. Amazing!

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  • Photo of the Day: Shadows On a Golden Galapagos Sunset

    Photo of the Day: Shadows On a Golden Galapagos Sunset

    All told, we took hundreds upon hundreds of photos during our incredible adventure in the Galapagos. Most of them of all the different types of spectacular wildlife you’ll find around the islands. But this… this one is actually one of our very favorite shots,

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  • Photo of the Day: Living the Good Life in the Galapagos

    Photo of the Day: Living the Good Life in the Galapagos

    Ahhhh! Life is good in the Galapagos, especially when you’re a Galapagos sea lion! These friendly, furry, curious little guys are all over the islands. And when they’re not swimming alongside the snorkelers, they’re takin’ it easy on the beach. And the rocks. And the park benches. Just about anywhere, really.

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  • Photo of the Day: A Galapagos Giant Tortoise On the Move

    Photo of the Day: A Galapagos Giant Tortoise On the Move

    As you’ll see in today’s kickoff episode of our epic journey through the legendary Galapagos Islands, we didn’t have to wait long after arriving to come face to face with the islands’ most famous residents: the Galapagos giant tortoises. Such fascinating creatures! Click through for the full version…

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  • Photo of the Day: A Family of Galapagos Flightless Cormorants

    Photo of the Day: A Family of Galapagos Flightless Cormorants

    So nobody likes to call anybody’s baby ugly. 🙂 But we’ve gotta say the tiny little baby flightless cormorant we saw poking its head up from its nest on the Galapagos Island of Fernandina was so adorably ugly he absolutely made our hearts melt. Check him out!

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  • Photo of the Day: Galapagos Sea Lion Doing Yoga. Namaste!

    Photo of the Day: Galapagos Sea Lion Doing Yoga. Namaste!

    Who doesn’t enjoy a bit of yoga on the beach? We caught his Galapagos sea lion striking a perfect cobra pose during our sunset walk on the island on Santiago. Excellent form, little buddy! Namaste.

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  • Photo of the Day: A Giant Tortoise Traffic Jam in the Galapagos

    Photo of the Day: A Giant Tortoise Traffic Jam in the Galapagos

    We were fortunate to see so many different types of rare and incredible animals during our Adventure Life cruise through the Galapagos Islands, but few creatures captured our hearts and our imaginations like the lovable Galapagos giant tortoise.

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  • Photo of the Day: Nap Time for a Galapagos Giant Tortoise

    Photo of the Day: Nap Time for a Galapagos Giant Tortoise

    Yes, life is indeed good in the Galapagos Islands. Particularly when you’re a Galapagos giant tortoise! Spotted this tired old guy napping at a tortoise breeding center on the island of Isabela near Puerto Villamil. So much fun to sit and watch these guys, even when they’re doing absolutely nothing.

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  • Photo of the Day: The Wide Open Spaces of Argentine Patagonia

    Photo of the Day: The Wide Open Spaces of Argentine Patagonia

    As we mentioned in the post that accompanied yesterday’s episode, wherever we travel we always hold a special spot in our hearts for those places that remind us a little bit of home. And few places we’ve visited remind us of the vast, beautiful wide open spaces, big skies and endless plains of West Texas, more than the Patagonian plains of Argentina.

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  • Photo of the Day: The Rugged Gauchos of Argentine Patagonia

    Photo of the Day: The Rugged Gauchos of Argentine Patagonia

    Back home in Texas, we still have our cowboys. Our vaqueros. Though it’s true – there aren’t as many true cowboys remaining today, you still don’t have to look too far to find ’em. As the legend holds, cowboys are generally strong, honest, silent types – but very proud and certainly capable of kicking your ass when provoked. And it turns out the very same could be said for their Argentine counterparts.

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