Weekly Photo Challenge: Elemental

August 10, 2017 at 8:25 pm 6 comments

Galapagos Islands

Location: Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
A trip to the Galapagos Islands is a step back in time. Situated about 880 miles from the Ecuador mainland, it’s a place so remote that it remains unspoiled by human development.

Galapagos Islands

If you want to imagine what the world might look like thousands of years ago, this group of islands will be close. It was formed and still continue to be formed as a result of volcanic activities underneath the ocean’s surface. It features elemental landscapes and an amazing variety of wildlife that has survived and evolved under the harsh environment.

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Galapagos Islands Galapagos Islands

Surprisingly, the birds and animals that live in the islands are so full of themselves. They have no natural fear of humans. They continue to mind their own business even when approached for a photo shoot.

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6 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Untraveled Routes  |  August 10, 2017 at 9:39 pm

    The pictures are so inviting!!

    • 2. plaridel  |  August 11, 2017 at 7:56 pm


      thank you. i’m glad you liked it.

  • 3. Elemental: Sky | What's (in) the picture?  |  August 10, 2017 at 11:43 pm

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    • 4. plaridel  |  August 11, 2017 at 7:56 pm


      thank you for the pingback! much appreciated.

  • 5. Zee  |  August 12, 2017 at 10:50 am

    Such a serene shot! No wonder this place reminds one of older times

    • 6. plaridel  |  August 13, 2017 at 5:27 pm


      it could be deceiving. lurking underneath are living volcanoes.


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