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Crusing the Galapagos islands
Unlike other volcanic island chains, such as Hawaii, the Galapagos have multiple volcanoes that are simultaneously active.  As if these islands were not mysterious enough with so many unique …
Me and one of my many friends
Enchanted Galapagos Wondering why Darwin's Enchanted Isles are one of the most fascinating travel destinations on Earth?  In no other corner of the world can travelers hike in search of …
The iconic feet of the Blue-Footed Booby
A brief history of human impact on the Galapagos Islands The Galapagos first appeared on maps around 1570 with various explorers making stops but never settling on the islands.  Whalers and …
Curious blue footed booby
Learn more about what to expect on Galapagos cruise in December The Galapagos Islands are located at the Equator so there is not a lot of seasonal variation. Air temperatures tend to run in the …
The late Lonesome George
R.I.P Lonesome George of the Galapagos Lonesome George, the famous Pinta Island tortoise of the Galapagos, has died. George was a beloved icon of the Galapagos Islands and his death comes as a …
Playing around at Isla de Lobos - San Cristobal
Adventure Life is attending annual IGTOA meeting this week to discuss defining and achieving sustainable Galapagos travel. Photo by Adventure Life Galapagos traveler, Tamra Ortega Adventure Life …
admiring the sealions
Adventure Life Galapagos travelers raise $83,000 for island conservation As of February 2012, Adventure Life travelers have raised over $83,000 for conservation efforts in the Galapagos Islands. …
This landscape was stunning
Airlines announce that starting Jan. 1, 2012 - all internal Ecuadorian flights - including those to the Galapagos - will have a fuel surcharge UPDATE Jan 9, 2012 - For both Aerogal and TAME …
Two corrals closed. The giant tortoises can be observed from the viewing platforms. Photo courtesy of Galapagos Conservancy Last month, the Galapagos National Park Service announced they are closing …
Travel + Leisure A-List
Adventure Life on Travel + Leisure A-List: World's Top Agents 2011 Adventure Life's Brian Morgan is recognized by Travel + Leisure' A-List 2011 -- the annual list features the world's …
Our guide, Simone, from the Achuar community on an Amazon trip
Our amazing guide, Simone, from the Achuar community in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Did I tip? You betcha. To tip or not to tip - or what to tip!? Questions regarding tipping etiquette are some of the …
357 dead sharks found on board illegal fishing vessel - photo courtesy of the Galapagos National Park Earlier this week the Galapagos National Park and the Ecuadorian Navy seized a boat that was …
UPDATE 6/27/2011: WE HAVE A WINNER!! Congrats to Charles Wood -- Charles' name was randomly selected from those who enter, and gets to walk away with the great Eagle Creek gear! Many thanks so …
Adventure Life Giveaway - Win 2 Free Flights to South America Adventure Life and LAN airlines have partnered to offer you the chance to win two round trip tickets from the USA to anywhere LAN …
The dining room of the Finch Bay hotel is cleaned after the flood. The hotel was flooded by the equivalent of various very high tides – not waves. Finch Bay re-opened to visitors on March 15, …
The Galapagos Islands take precautions as a tsunami is anticipated to arrive sometime today around 4:30 pm UPDATE (March 12, 2011): The tsunami hit the Galapagos about an hour later than originally …
Galapagos tortoise taking a little swim.
The Giant Tortoise - A Galapagos Superstar Earlier this year, the Galapagos National Park Service (GNPS) issued a notice to all Galapagos boat operators that they must start operating 15-day …
After 20 minutes of struggle, the hawk won.
Endemic Galapagos Hawk -- The lava lizard didn't stand a chance. Photo by Jennifer Crossman As part of an ongoing commitment (and battle) to eradicate invasive species on the Galapagos Islands, …
Tortoise baby!
Travelers visit breeding centers for giant tortoises in the Galapagos, and meet some of the newest residents. Photo by Alicia Cruz In late May 2010, thirty-nine giant tortoises were released onto …
Galapagos tortoise taking a little swim.
Giant Tortoise - the Galapagos' namesake   Snorkeling with sea lions in the Galapagos   Endemic to the Galapagos, Sally-lightfoot crab   Frigate bird and chick in …
My mom, and her three girls (and one grand-baby-to-be) on a canoe trip in Minnesota   Marissa and her mom getting ready to enter the ATM cave in Belize   Julia's …
March 27, 2010 will bring with it the fourth annual Earth Hour -- the world's largest switch-off. Organized by the World Wildlife Fund, Earth Hour is designed as a non-partisan movement, where the …
Galapagos tortoise on a wildlife tour in the Galapagos Islands
Ten sub-species of giant tortoises exist in the wild. The 11th species has one remaining survivor, Lonesome George, who resides at the Charles Darwin Research Station. Just how impressive? How …
Galapagos Guide, Fabricio Chavez, filmed over a dozen eagle rays while leading a snorkeling tour in the Galapagos. The spotted eagle ray is recognized by the white spots on its body. Including its …

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