Isla Salsipuedes and Isla Rasa.


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The intrepid kayaker entering a cave on Isla Los Animas
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Arch over cave entrance on Isla Los Animas
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A panorama of Isla Salsipuedes in morning light
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Our camping cove on the north end of Isla Salsipuedes
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The double beach on the south end of Isla Salsipuedes
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Islas Partida and Angel de la Guarda from Isla Salsipuedes
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Beatles drinking dew off the rocks in the morning on Isla Salsipuedes
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Coral growths on the rocks at low tide on Isla Salsipuedes
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Rock shelf exposed at low tide on Isla Salsipuedes
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Oysters exposed at low tide on Isla Salsipuedes
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Knob of rock offshore from Isla Salsipuedes
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Rounded rocky shore of Isla Salsipuedes
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Jagged rocky shore of Isla Salsipuedes
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Paddling up the east shore of Isla Salsipuedes
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Doug Hamilton and Don Fleming close to shore on Isla Salsipuedes
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Pelican on the south tip of Isla Salsipuedes
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California sea lions playing in a shallow spot between islands
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Don Fleming and Doug Hamilton approaching Isla las Animas
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Sally lightfoot crabs on Isla las Animas
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A cave on Isla las Animas
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Don Fleming entering a cave on Isla las Animas
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The view out a cave on Isla las Animas
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Doug Hamilton through a crack between two caves on Isla las Animas
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Landed on Isla las Animas to change batteries in my camera
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Everyone else landed on Isla las Animas for a break
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I found a cave that I took pictures in 5 years ago
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The beautiful blue color of light entering a cave from under water never photographs well
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I found a cave that I took pictures in 5 years ago
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Rock gardens on the west shore of Isla las Animas
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Rock gardens on the north point of Isla las Animas
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Doug Hamilton in rock gardens on the north point of Isla las Animas
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Cave on the north end of Isla las Animas
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Doug Hamilton inside one of the 'Emerald Room Caves'
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Don Fleming paddling into a cave on the north end of Isla las Animas
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Beautiful pictures in caves on Isla las Animas ruined by water on the lens!
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Beautiful pictures in caves on Isla las Animas ruined by water on the lens.
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Beautiful pictures in caves on Isla las Animas ruined by water on the lens!
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Doug Hamilton and Don Fleming exiting a narrow crack on Isla Las Animas
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John Somers stuck in a shallow cave on Isla las Animas
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Don Fleming and John Somers entering a cave on Isla las Animas
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Large 'Emerald Room' cave entrance on Isla las Animas
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Doug Hamilton and Don Fleming entering a cave on Isla las Animas
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Sinkhole in the roof of a cave on Isla las Animas
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Sinkhole cave viewed from another direction
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Cave water on Isla las Animas is swarming with baby fish
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Rock gardening down the east shore of Isla las Animas
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Baby brown pelicans in nests on the shore of Isla las Animas
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Rock gardening down the east shore of Isla las Animas
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Caves on the east shore of Isla las Animas
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Rock gardening down the east shore of Isla las Animas
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The gap between Islas las Animas and Lorenzo
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Doug Hamilton approaching the gap between Islas las Animas and Lorenzo
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The tide rip running between Islas las Animas and Lorenzo
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Bird nests on the west shore of Isla san Lorenzo
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The cruise ship 'Sea Bird' anchored off Isla Rasa
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Approaching the lagoon entrance to Isla Rasa
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Dave Harry paddling in the Isla Rasa lagoon
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The naturalist's house on Isla Rasa
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John Somers paddling in the Isla Rasa lagoon
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Landed on Isla Rasa
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Eco-tourist birders from the cruise ship 'Sea Bird' prepare for a tour of Isla Rasa
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Enriqueta, the resident naturalist on Isla Rasa
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Herman's gull eggs on the side of the trail on Isla Rasa
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The Herman's gulls have no fear of humans on Isla Rasa
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Birds and 'Mysterious cairns' on Isla Rasa
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A dried up lagoon on Isla Rasa is now a nesting area for gulls and terns
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The tern colony on Isla Rasa
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A pair of gulls mating in front of one of the 'mysterious cairns' on Isla Rasa
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A picture of eco-tourists taking my picture
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A raven watches us set up camp on Isla Salsipuedes
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Relaxing at camp on the north end of Isla Salsipuedes
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The moon rises over our camp on Isla Salsipuedes
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Packing to leave Isla Salsipuedes
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Paddling around Isla Salsipuedes
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Crab on Isla Salsipuedes
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Paddling north away from Isla Salsipuedes
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Doug Hamilton resting behind Isla Rasa
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Student volunteers on Isla Rasa
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Our camp on Isla Salsipuedes viewed from above
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Double Beach on Isla Salsipuedes viewed from above
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Looking north on Isla Salsipuedes
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Small cave on Isla Salsipuedes
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Double Beach on Isla Salsipuedes viewed from above
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Islas Partida, Angel de la Guarda and El Estanque from Isla Salsipuedes
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Beautiful Beach on north side of Isla Salsipuedes
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Looking back over Isla Salsipuedes to Islas Animas and Lorenzo
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Double Beach on Isla Salsipuedes viewed from the north
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Looking across Isla Salsipuedes from above
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Isla Estiban viewed from Isla Salsipuedes
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The camping cove on Isla Salsipuedes viewed from above
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Our campground on a layover day on Isla Salsipuedes
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The camping cove on Isla Salsipuedes viewed from above
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The bat researchers' camp on Double Beach
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The panga the bat researchers arrived in
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Double Beach viewed from the south
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The southeast tip of Isla Salsipuedes
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The north half of Isla Salsipuedes viewed from the peak
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The south half of Isla Salsipuedes viewed from the peak
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Double Beach viewed from the peak of Isla Salsipuedes
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Doug Hamilton on the peak of Isla Salsipuedes
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The intrepid kayaker on the peak of Isla Salsipuedes
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Isla Las Animas viewed from the peak of Isla Salsipuedes
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Isla Esteban viewed from the peak of Isla Salsipuedes
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The camping cove viewed from the peak of Isla Salsipuedes
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The intrepid kayaker looking for caves on Isla Los Animas
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The gap between Islas Las Animas and San Lorenzo
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A beach to stop and rest on Isla Las Animas
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The view past Isla San Lorenzo to Isla San Estiban
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A beach to stop and rest on Isla Las Animas
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The first cave to kayak into on Isla Las Animas
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Sally lightfoot crabs on Isla Las Animas
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Another cave on Isla Las Animas
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View out a dry cave on Isla Las Animas
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Isla Salsipuedes past the end of Isla Las Animas
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John Somers and Doug Hamilton at the north end of Isla Las Animas
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Approaching Isla Salsipuedes
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Doug Hamilton and Don Fleming leaving Isla Las Animas
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The old good signs on Isla Salsipuedes
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Doug Hamilton and Dave Harry unpacking on Isla Salsipuedes
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Look carefully into this cave, there is a black crowned night herron inside!
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Paddling around the north end and back down the other side of Isla Salsipuedes.
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Down the east side of Isla Salsipuedes.
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Back to Isla Las Animas and a beautiful cave to play in!
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Continuing down the west side of Isla Las Animas to the gap to Isla San Lorenzo
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At first we are going to go down the West side of Isla San Lorenzo.
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Continuing down the west side of Isla Las Animas to the gap to Isla San Lorenzo
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At first we are going to go down the West side of Isla San Lorenzo.
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Then we change our mind and dash down the east side, trying to find a campgroun
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The gap between Islas San Lorenzo and Las Animas.
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Paddling up the east side of Isla las Animas.
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Caves on Isla Las Animas!
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Traveling across to Isla Salsipuedes and up the west side of that island.
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Our campsite on Isla Salsipuedes.
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