Isla San Idelfonzo and Punta El Pulpito


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Don Fleming paddling south from Punta El Pulpito
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Paddling south from Punta El Pulpito
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Kate DesLauriers paddling south from Punta El Pulpito
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Caves and arches south of Punta El Pulpito
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Punta El Pulpito and the elephant trunk arch in the moring
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The big arch in Punta El Pulpito
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Isla San Idelfonzo viewed from the big arch in Punta El Pulpito
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Vertical cliffs of Punta El Pulpito
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Dolphins escorted me for a few minutes of my crossing to Isla San Idelfonzo
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Looking back at Punta El Pulpito
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Looking ahead to Isla San Idelfonzo
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First close approach to Isla San Idelfonzo
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The new and old light on Isla San Idelfonzo
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Isla San Idelfonzo has many scary looking caves above the waterline
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Punta El Pulpito viewed from Isla San Idelfonzo
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Rock gardening around Isla San Idelfonzo
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Boobies on Isla San Idelfonzo
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Rock gardening around Isla San Idelfonzo
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The first cave I found on Isla San Idelfonzo
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Blue footed boobies on Isla San Idelfonzo
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Rock gardening around Isla San Idelfonzo
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Panga fisherman on Isla San Idelfonzo
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Rock gardening around Isla San Idelfonzo
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The only easy landing I found on Isla San Idelfonzo
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Rock gardening around Isla San Idelfonzo
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The west shore of Isla San Idelfonzo has many caves
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Birds nesting on Isla San Idelfonzo
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Deep cave on Isla San Idelfonzo
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Self portrait of the intrepid kayaker in a cave on Isla San Idelfonzo
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Deep cave on Isla San Idelfonzo
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Rock gardening around Isla San Idelfonzo
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The west shore of Isla San Idelfonzo has many caves
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Frigate birds resting on Isla San Idelfonzo
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Male frigate bird with red breeding chest
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Frigate bird flying over Isla San Idelfonzo
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Rock gardening around Isla San Idelfonzo
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The west shore of Isla San Idelfonzo has many caves
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Large cave in Isla San Idelfonzo with landing beach inside
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Rock gardening around Isla San Idelfonzo
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I made a seal landing on the reef to explore the light towers
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The old concrete light tower on Isla San Idelfonzo
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Inside the old concrete light tower on Isla San Idelfonzo
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The old concrete light tower on Isla San Idelfonzo
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The new steel light tower on Isla San Idelfonzo
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The old informative sign about Isla San Idelfonzo
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Cave under the light towers on Isla San Idelfonzo
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The ladder that used to ease landing on Isla San Idelfonzo
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I can't say I'm sorry the new KEEP OFF sign was blown down by bad weather
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Light towers on Isla San Idelfonzo
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Sea gull egg on Isla San Idelfonzo
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I made a seal landing on the reef to explore the light towers
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Panorama of the south tip of Isla San Idelfonzo
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Clean green water at Punta San Antonio
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Arch too small to paddle through at Punta San Antonio
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Cave at Punta San Antonio
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Arch too small to paddle through at Punta San Antonio
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Punta San Antonio
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Punta El Pulpito viewed from Punta San Antonio
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Punta El Pulpito
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Don Fleming came out to check on me at Punta El Pulpito
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The big arch at Punta El Pulpito
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Don Fleming came out to check on me at Punta El Pulpito
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The big arch at Punta El Pulpito
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The elephant trunk arch at Punta El Pulpito
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Don Fleming came out to check on me at Punta El Pulpito
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The elephant trunk arch at Punta El Pulpito
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Looking south from Punta El Pulpito
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Our campsite near Punta El Pulpito
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The intrepid kayaker landing behind Punta El Pulpito
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The intrepid kayaker changing into paddling clothes
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Punta San Antonio
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Don Flemming between pelicans and Isla San Idelfonzo
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Punta San Antonio
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Self portrait of the intrepid kayaker in a cave, Isla San Idelfonzo distant
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Doug Hamilton at Punta San Antonio with Punta El Pulpito behind
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Doug Hamilton and Kate DesLauriers at Punta San Antonio
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Don Fleming in front of Punta el Pulpito
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Approaching Punta El Pulpito
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Kate DesLauriers approaching Punta El Pulpito
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Osprey nest on Punta El Pulpito
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Everyone enjoying calm water in front of Punta El Pulpito
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Doug Hamilton in front of Punta El Pulpito
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Vertical cliffs of Punta El Pulpito
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Doug Hamilton in front of Punta El Pulpito
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Vertical cliffs of Punta El Pulpito
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Don Fleming approaching big arch in Punta El Pulpito
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Inside the big arch in Punta El Pulpito
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Doug Hamilton through the big arch in Punta El Pulpito
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Kate DesLauriers through the big arch in Punta El Pulpito
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Andrea Wolf through the big arch in Punta El Pulpito
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Vertical cliffs of Punta El Pulpito
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Doug Hamilton rounding Punta El Pulpito
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Elephant trunk arch on Punta El Pulpito
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Doug Hamilton in front of elephant trunk arch on Punta El Pulpito
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Sandstone cliffs in the cove south of Punta El Pulpito
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Looking back at Punta El Pulpito
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Red offshore rock south of Punta El Pulpito
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Landing for the evening just south of Punta El Pulpito
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Punta El Pulpito viewed from our camping beach
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The intrepid kayaker paddling towards Punta El Pulpito
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