Frigate birds taking a shower


We take a
taxi up from the low lands to a lake up in the mountains of San Cristobal. The lakes
up here are one of the very few places on the island where there are a
permanent fresh water source of water. The locals don’t seem to use the water
for anything but the birds do take advantage of the fresh water.

The trek up the hill to the lake

It is a
fairly steep walk from the parking lot to the view point for the lake – but it isn’t
too far so we make it up there quickly. There isn’t anybody else up here for
the moment which is fairly typical for the islands – the number of tourist
outside the main towns is very limited so we can enjoy the place ourselves.

When we get

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