Galapagos


Every year the Millennium is hauled out of the water for complete maintenance. Here it is in Guayaquil\'s boat yard in February 2009.

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The classic steering wheel gets referubishedMillenium in the Galapagos before her voyage to QuayaquilZodiacs ferry staff out to the boat for the tripCruising along the red sand beaches of Rabida IslandLeaving Galapagos with Ecuadorian flag flying proudlyArriving in Guayaquil

Tanner picked a trip to Ecuador and even though his older brother and dad did not want to go we had an amazing experience that no one will ever forget and we had it together!

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Overlooking the GalapagosEnjoy spectacular views of Quito during a gondola rideEnjoying the view, and breakfast!Together in QuitoMeeting a pile of iguanas
Incorrect As of Feb. 2012, Adventure Life travelers have raised $83,000+ for Galapagos conservation. Adventure Life is an active member of the International Galapagos Tour Operators Association, …
CORRECT! As of Feb. 2012, Adventure Life travelers have raised $83,000+ for Galapagos conservation. Well done! Adventure Life is an active member of the International Galapagos Tour Operators …
GALAPAGOS TRAVEL DISOUNT! I know you just heard from me a couple of weeks ago, but I couldn't help myself -- I had to pass on this Galapagos cruise discount. Give us a call today and take advantage …
Galapagos 2011-12 This coming 2012 is officially bringing some of the most significant changes to Galapagos tourism that the islands have encountered in decades. Earlier this year, the …
Adventure Life is carrying out its mission of providing sustainable tourism through memberships in organizations like the International Galapagos Tour Operators Association (IGTOA). Members of IGTOA …
Courtesy of the Charles Darwin Foundation The Galapagos National Park opened a new Interpretation Center in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno on San Cristobal Island in March 1998. The opening of the center …
Adventure Life is an active member of the International Galapagos Tour Operators Association, (IGTOA). Together we have created an effective way for the travel industry to help support Galapagos …
Each season, Adventure Life has an annual contest that invites our past travelers to share their travel experiences and enter for a chance to win fantastic trips! Here are some past …
As a reminder to how the incredible Galapagos Islands were formed, Sierra Negra (also known as Volcán Santo Tomás) erupted late in the afternoon on October 22nd. Sierra Negra is one of six …
(Ithaca, NY) The introduction of a new form of fishing threatens to undermine the marine ecosystem of the Galapagos Islands, according to the nonprofit International Galapagos Tour Operators …
Shark-fining Exports Shark fins are considered a delicacy in many parts of the world – but this indulgence is not without its price. Shark finning is a graphic process where the fins are cut off …
Me and a tortoise, i made a friend
Check out Monika's trip journal from her Galapagos Multisport trip   Click here to see more photos of snorkeling in Galapagos   Check out Renee's father-daughter tour to …
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Jenna Davis
So I've been building up this blog on www.adventure-life.com in order to set a tone for my travel blog: Give for Granted. I've put together pieces from many of the countries I've …
Sea turtles, acrylics and colored pencil
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Staci Edwards
We met a veterinarian studying in Galapagos--her current job is catching Short Earred Owls and collecting DNA samples to see if they vary from island to island.  She was planning on diving with …
acrylics and colored pencil, land iguana
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Staci Edwards
The next few days we spent in Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz. It is a pretty quiet little town, with plenty of shops, restaurants, tour centers and dive places.  There are hostels, bed and …
Colored pencil drawing of Galapagos sea lion
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Staci Edwards
On our final day of the cruise, we were up early for a visit to Mosquera Island.  It is small, with a beautiful beach.  The largest group of sea lions we encountered on the trip lazed on …
pencil sketches of the Darwin finches
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Staci Edwards
Rabida is dominated by the color red.  Red beach, red paths, red rocks everywhere. We hiked up above the beach and had a nice view back down. Along the way, we got to see the Galapagos …
acrylics, flightless cormorant, single page
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Staci Edwards
Tagus Bay on Isabela Island...known for its graffiti?  Apparently early boats, like 1830's, carved their names then others followed suit. I didn't see the old stuff...just …
Acrylics, colored pencil
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Staci Edwards
   Elizabeth Bay was full of wildlife.  There is no landing place--we explored from the dingies.  The red mangroves are a great refuge for a variety of animals.  We …
acrylic painting of the marine iguana on Espanosa
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Staci Edwards
Today was the first of two days visiting sites on Isabela Island.  We landed at the harbor for Puerto Villamil, the town on Isabela, and with all the rain, our bus was late.  So we explored …
Acrylics, penguin
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Staci Edwards
Up early for more adventures! Bartolome island is an interesting place.  The rocks are fantastic--there are amazing lava formations everywhere. And, on the way in....we saw a Galapagos …