Rich in history, this site is home to the post office barrelestablished in about 1793, where pirates, buccaneers,whalers, and others could leave their mail to be pickedup by outbound ships. The tradition continues today, asvisitors leave addressed postcards in the barrel and sortthrough left mail to deliver at home.
Floreana was the first capital of the Galapagos, and where Charles Darwin met the islands' Governor. It's small brackish lagoon is often home to flamingos, stilts, and white-cheeked pintail ducks, and one of its beaches is a highly used nesting site for sea turtles. Check out the green-hued sand where you land.