Discovering San Cristobal. 22/02/2024
As the bus climbed higher into the hills, the scenery became greener, the clouds descended, and it got noticeably cooler.If it wasn’t for the occasional banana tree, sticking up between the fern on the side of the road, we could have easily been in the Highlands of Scotland not Highlands of San Cristóbal in Galapagos! It was a stark contrast to the sunny, humid conditions at the coastal town of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, which we had just left. We were on a half-day tour with the World ARC rally participants, which was a great introduction into the diversity of San Cristóbal. After a half-hour bus ride, we reached a parking area close to El Junco Lagoon, a freshwater lake 700 metres above sea level, which was formed by the collapsed caldera of an extinct volcano. It was a... Click here for more info..