Below the Surface of the Galápagos

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Beautiful colours both above and below the surface

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Green sea turtles can be found everywhere close to shore

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Curious Galapagos sea lions will swim right up close to your face

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A whitetip reef shark only meters away

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The marine iguana endemic to the Galápagos can only rarely be found below the surface feeding on algae.

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One of the uncountably many schools of fish

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Small lagoons like this one can be found only minutes out of town.

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A magnificent parrot fish feeding on algae

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A Galápagos sea lion relaxing before chasing some sharks for fun

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A group of hammerhead sharks swimming past only meters away unperturbed by our presence

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Hungry shepherds – the Galápagos penguin

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Let the search for sharks begin!

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Sharks circling around us not far below

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Two contrasting worlds

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A green sea turtle searching for food

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Schools of fish all around

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Making eye contact with a green sea turtle

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What might this Galápagos sea lion be thinking?

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Another marine iguana eating algae close to the shore.

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A curious spotted eagle ray approaching

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A whitetip reef shark lying in the sand below

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Galápagos penguin might be small, but they are incredibly fast.