Time Travel


Beyond amazing … ““The Galapagos Islands provide a window on time. In a geologic sense, the islands are young, yet they appear ancient.” – Frans Lanting.

Steve McCurry Curated

“The Galapagos Islands are probably the most famous wildlife-watching destination in the world. And no wonder – it’s almost impossible to exaggerate the sheer spectacle of the place that provided inspiration for Charles Darwin’s
ground-breaking theory of natural selection.”
– Mark Carwardine

“The Galapagos Islands provide a window on time. In a geologic sense, the islands are young, yet they appear ancient.”
– Frans Lanting

“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be
judged by the way its animals are treated.”
– Mahatma Gandhi

The marine iguana, also known as the Galápagos marine iguana, is a species of iguana found only on the Galápagos Islands. Unique among modern lizards, it is a marine reptile that has the ability to forage in the sea for algae, which makes up almost all of its diet.

“It is not the strongest of species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but…

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Feeding on all of Earth’s beauty, making everything of its light*


Amazing … much needed!! … “Post Title from: Maddie Mortimer’s Maps of Our Spectacular Bodies (Picador; March 31, 2022).”

Live & Learn


Notes:

  • Post Title from: Maddie Mortimer’s Maps of Our Spectacular Bodies (Picador; March 31, 2022). * Modified from the original “Feeding on all of Earth’s beauty, making nothing of its light.”
  • Other photos from this morning’s walk here.

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