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July 25, 2017

Active Endeavors in the Galapagos Islands

Each day in the Galapagos brings new horizons to discover, Cruises travel overnight to far off islands, land based trips offer day excursions to the coast and highlands of San Cristobal.
June 28, 2017

Galapagos Islands Traditions – Crossing the Equator

Every destination has traditions that make the experience one that takes us out of the ordinary and into the culture and history of faraway places.
June 8, 2017

The Pirates of the Galapagos Islands

During the centuries when the Spanish Empire extended deep into South America, the Galapagos Islands were a safe haven and hideout for pirates and buccaneers.
March 14, 2017

Visiting the Galapagos Islands FAQ

March 13, 2017

Evolution in the Galapagos Islands

February 25, 2017

Floreana Island Galapagos – A Complete Guide For Visitors

May 23, 2016

Charles Darwin in the Galapagos Islands

The most famous visitor to the Galapagos Islands was also the co-author of humankind's most influential scientific theory. Charles Robert Darwin sailed around the Islands in 1835
May 1, 2016

The Galapagos Circle of Life: January-June

When is the perfect time for that once-in-a-lifetime trip to the Galapagos Islands? If your tolerance for humidity (or rainfall) is low, both are lowest from May to December.
March 27, 2016

The Volcanic Galapagos: Created by Fire

It isn't only the abundant wildlife that makes Ecuador's Galapagos Islands totally unique. Arriving at opposite sides of the same island (there are roughly 20 in total) can be like landing on different planets.
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