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TRAVEL ADVENTURES IN ECUADOR, GALAPAGOS & SOUTH AMERICA

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August 6, 2020

Galapagos Rays – A Guide for Snorkelers and Divers

Galapagos Rays are often a top highlight for snorkelers and divers at the Galapagos islands. The protected Galapagos marine is home to a great diversity
August 6, 2020

Galapagos Sea Turtle – Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos islands are an important breeding site for Pacific Green Sea Turtles. Every year mothers dig nests on Galapagos beaches to lay their eggs.
August 5, 2020

Galapagos Lava Lizard – Everything You Ever Wanted To Know

The most common and frequently seen reptile at the Galapagos Islands is the small, but fast moving, Lava Lizard. There are in fact seven
August 5, 2020

North Seymour Island – Galapagos Visitor Guide

North Seymour Island is a favorite among travelers for its wonderful diversity of land creatures and marine life, and easy access from central Santa Cruz island.
August 4, 2020
galapagos dolphins jumping out of the sea

Galapagos Dolphins – species to look out for on a Galapagos vacation

Galapagos Dolphins are a popular sight for many visitors, often swimming very close to yachts, and playful and inquisitive around people.
August 2, 2020
thumb: Galapagos pink iguana with mouth open at Wolf Volcano on Isabela island

Pink Iguana – Galapagos Islands

The Pink Iguana certainly has an interesting story to tell, having spent millions of years undiscovered right under the noses of visitors and scientists.
August 2, 2020

Sei Whales at the Galapagos Islands

Sei Whales can be spotted throughout the open waters of Galapagos, but the best place for whale watching is in the Bolivar Channel between
August 1, 2020
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Galapagos Frigate bird – Galapagos Islands

The Great Frigatebirds are some of the most iconic inhabitants of the Galapagos Islands, especially when dramatically inflating their red gular sacs to attract mates.
July 30, 2020

Fernandina Island – Galapagos Visitor Guide

Fernandina island is right up there at the top of the list of best sites to visit at the Galapagos Islands. Fernandina is born of fire, and today is one of the most volcanically active spots on the planet.
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