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TRAVEL ADVENTURES IN ECUADOR, GALAPAGOS & SOUTH AMERICA

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August 14, 2017

Autumn in the Galapagos-A special Time in the Archipelago

The Galapagos Islands are a special place to visit during the fall months between September and the early days of winter. It is the calm before the storm of the high season
July 25, 2017

Places to Eat in Puerto Ayora, Galapagos Islands

Looking for places to eat in Galapagos? Puerto Ayora is a mainstay on itineraries of cruise ships and island hopping tours in the Galapagos Islands.
July 25, 2017
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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 30, 2017

Fun Facts about Galapagos Marine Iguanas

Galapagos Marine Iguanas are endemic to the Galapagos Islands, having the ability to sustain themselves on land and in the sea. The reptile is found in many places in the archipelago
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 25, 2017

Island Hopping in the Galapagos

Island-hopping in the Galapagos Islands gives you more flexibility to choose activities, schedule free time to explore independently, and discover the hidden gems that make the islands an incredible place to visit.
June 21, 2017

Fun Facts About Galapagos Penguins

One fun activity that travellers who visit the Galapagos can do is swim or snorkel with penguins. The Galapagos penguin is one of the smallest in the world, and the only one of its species found north of the equator.
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.
May 24, 2017

The Wildlife of the Galapagos Islands

A journey to the Galapagos Islands is a fun immersion into the endemic animals that call the archipelago home. Few other places in the world have such a diversity of species that vie for the attention around every turn.
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