Galapagos


I am including a selected number of photos i took while I was on my tour. Enjoy.

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Author
Mindy Teini
At the end of a trip I like to look back over what I packed and makes notes for what I would have done differently. The most important thing I packed was seasickness medication. Everyone on our boat …
Pelican!
Author
Mindy Teini
Our cruise took us over to the western islands in the archipelago. These are the youngest islands – and although I hate to choose a favorite, I really think Fernandina was amazing! This island …
Marine Iguanna eating underwater!
Author
Mindy Teini
One thing people should know about me is that I had never been afraid of water. Growing up I was the first person in the lake, I loved tubing (I never was able to water ski) and being on the river …
wonderful meal in Otavalo
Author
Mindy Teini
Food on this trip can be divided into two parts – mainland food and seafood. Similar to Peruvian food, the mainland food was very potato based (which made me very happy!). We didn’t have …
Author
Mindy Teini
Frigates, and finches, and boobies .. Oh My! The Galapagos attracts animal enthusiasts from around the world, but I maintain that the happiest visitors have to be the birders! The uniqueness and …
Trying to get to the ship - we went another way...
Author
Mindy Teini
Today is the day that we fly out to the Galapagos! As an Anthropologist by education I have studied Darwin and the Galapagos Islands for years. I was excited to head out to the islands to witness the …
Haley felt very much like Jane Goodall...
Author
Haley Rowell
To begin with: everything you have heard about Las Islas Galápagos is true. There will be tortoises. You will see piles of iguanas. You will be surrounded by sea lions. You might even get to …
Lounging on the decks of the Galapagos Legend
Author
Haley Rowell
As a child, my sense of belonging in a place came from locating the Big Dipper and charting my relation to it. While living in New Zealand, the Southern Cross became my identifier. When asked about …
The strange landscape of South Plaza
Author
Haley Rowell
Arriving in the Galapagos, I felt like John Smith arriving in the New World. After flying for two hours over 600 miles of Pacific Ocean, I caught my first glimpses of the alienesque archipelago: a …
Author
Elizabeth Conway
Working together with International Galapagos Tour Operators Association (IGTOA), Adventure Life has helped raise tens of thousands of dollars for Galapagos conservation. Like other isolated island …
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
Author
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
Author
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
Author
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
Author
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
Author
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
Author
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 …
Travel + Leisure A-List
Author
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 …