The Galapagos Islands

Isla Floreana

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To the north of Floreana lies Punta Cormorant, a beautiful white sand beach that runs for

720m and is known as the best flamingo lagoon in the Galapagos. The mix of bright pink birds and green backdrops makes for stunning photographs. You can also see sea turtles nesting here from December to May.

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