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March 14, 2017

Visiting the Galapagos Islands FAQ

March 13, 2017

Evolution in the Galapagos Islands

Charles Darwin and Evolution are indebted to the Galapagos Islands. The archipelago itself was formed by underwater volcanoes erupting-building up layer by layer until they broke […]
February 27, 2017

Tortuga Bay – Santa Cruz – Galapagos Islands

Tortuga Bay’s welcoming sun-drenched beach is home to sea lions, marine iguanas, and sea turtles. It is a great place to relax, take a surf lesson, […]
February 25, 2017

Floreana Island Galapagos – A Complete Guide For Visitors

August 28, 2016

Charles Darwin’s Galapagos Finches

Finches were one of the many birds Darwin studied in the Galápagos Islands before publishing his monumental work on natural selection.
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.
April 17, 2016

Snorkeling in the Galapagos

There are three dimensions to the fascinating wildlife of the Galapagos: land, air and sea. Though many creatures are comfortable in more than one (even all three!), the vast majority of species reside exclusively below sea level.
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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