Galapagos


Author
Elizabeth Conway
Wildlife viewing on an Arctic tour While on a Galapagos tour or an Antarctica cruise you can literally trip over the wildlife if you're not paying attention. However, we can all use a little …
Curious blue footed booby
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Elizabeth Conway
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 …
Kayaking the Amazon
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Elizabeth Conway
The Amazon Rainforest Makes Forbes' List of "10 Endangered Places to See Now" Forbes just came out with a list of "10 Endangered Places to See Now" that includes some of Adventure Life travelers' …
The late Lonesome George
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Lynessa Nelson
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
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Elizabeth Conway
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
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Elizabeth Conway
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
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Elizabeth Conway
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 …
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Elizabeth Conway
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
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Elizabeth Conway
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
Author
Elizabeth Conway
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 …
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Elizabeth Conway
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 …
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Elizabeth Conway
My dad and I, toasting a few adventures. Happy Father's Day! My mother is currently celebrating her 59th birthday in Swiss Alps -- a trip she's been anticipating for nearly a year when her brother …
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Elizabeth Conway
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 …
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Elizabeth Conway
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 …
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Elizabeth Conway
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, …
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Elizabeth Conway
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.
Author
Elizabeth Conway
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.
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Elizabeth Conway
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, …
Old town teems with Colonial architecture, such as this plaza visited on an Ecuador tour
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Elizabeth Conway
Quito, Old Town Oh what a difference a day makes! I know it is tough to find a lot of accurate and updated information out there on just what is currently happening in Ecuador. I am happy to …
Tortoise baby!
Author
Elizabeth Conway
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.
Author
Elizabeth Conway
Giant Tortoise - the Galapagos' namesake   Snorkeling with sea lions in the Galapagos   Endemic to the Galapagos, Sally-lightfoot crab   Frigate bird and chick in …
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Elizabeth Conway
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 …