Santa Cruz Island

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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 …
Hiking on the glacier
Trekkers in South America are daring and adventuresome - not to brag or anything. My group planned our hike to the famed Machu Picchu ruins for months. We marveled at the ruins as we massaged our …
Jen, Isabela, Skull
Author
Kevin Moore
Can you explore a few spots on your own, as an extension to a cruise or to a guided land tour?  Sure.  I’m happy to share a few ideas below.  But should you do it exclusively as …
Sally Lightfoot Crab
Author
Kevin Moore
When you fly into the dry side of Santa Cruz, in the Galapagos dry season, everything looks browner than you expect a biodiversity hotspot to be. So we were itching to see some wildlife when we …

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