John goes out on the morning excursion to walk over the lava flows.
Not much vegetation here bar the lava cactus. Always one of the first plants to appear on a new volcanic island.
Mid-morning is a cold snorkel with lots of sea turtles
and lots of fish.
The water out here is really cold (hence you can get penguins) and John is chilled to the bone when he gets back.
In the afternoon the brave people go for snorkel number two for the day. It must be cold – one of the passengers who has thus far swum without a wetsuit gave in this afternoon.
This evening we land and hike up to Darwin lagoon.
After two days in bed I feel like a person again but I haven’t got my land legs back and everything feels like it’s still moving.
As we walk up the sets of stairs I’m feeling a bit out of breath..man this being sick thing is killing me when I notice everyone else is huffing and puffing so it’s not just me.
We hike over the top of the first crater for a decent view over the island and then back to the boat.