Landscapes of the Galápagos
Every island comes with its own colour palette
On the island of Isabela the rough volcanic rock in the North clashes with the fertile green lands of the South.
This crater reveals just how stark these contrasts can be.
Leon Dormido – a tiny island only a few hundred meters from the shore of San Cristóbal, uplifted in a volcanic eruption thousands of years ago
On some of the islands the highlands offer fertile soil and enough rain to grow vegetables.
In order to survive these cacti have to be resilient.
All of the islands were created through volcanic eruptions in the past four million years as a result of a hot spot below the Nazca plate.
Dramatic sunsets are guaranteed
The small island of Rábida is defined by its red iron landscape.
The sun setting behind Leon Dormido
Rábida island revealing insane contrasts
Good night Galápagos!