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Travel Articles: Galapagos
Galapagos and Ecuador Trip
Hiking the Galapagos Trip!
In summary: best 6 days of my entire life was in the Galapagos.
Cahill sisters' adventure in the Galapagos
Once in a lifetime sisters trip, a cruise through the amazing and magical islands of the Galapagos.
Galapagos Travel: Rules for Galapagos Visitors, a Good Time for a Good Reminder
Last month, the Galapagos National Park Service announced they are closing visitor access to two of the tortoise corrals at Santa Cruz's Fausto Llerena Tortoise center -- due to some irresponsible behaviors by, reportedly, both some select travelers and naturalist guides. Behaviors reported include littering and violating the park's rules …
Galapagos Travel Following the Tsunami
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, 2011[/caption] Like Hawaii, the Galapagos Islands were impacted by the tsunami that resulted from the devastating earthquake that hit Japan on March …
Tsunami Alert for Galapagos and Other Regions in Latin America
UPDATE (March 12, 2011): The tsunami hit the Galapagos about an hour later than originally expected. Seas are choppier around the entire archipelago, but nothing too severe or extremely unusual. Waves at Academy Bay, in Puerto Ayora (Santa Cruz Island), were taller than normal as well, but there are no records of any damages caused to boats, …
The Galapagos and Haciendas of Ecuador Trip!
Ashley and Cody experienced the wonderful hospitality of the quaint Haciendas of Ecuador on their trip. Then the were off to visit the Galapagos and take in the extraordinary wildlife of the islands aboard the ELF.
An Ecuadorean Adventure
Enough Stairs For A Lifetime
In summary, this was a month well spent. We cannot praise highly enough Adventure life for their assistance in putting all this together.
A trip to the Galapagos Islands is not complete without encountering the iconic giant tortoise! Learn about the natural life cycle of this ancient species, as well as the effects human colonization has had on these amazing creatures. This article also shares information about conservation efforts specifically for the Galapagos tortoise.
Learn about the threats to the land iguanas of the Galapagos Islands, and conservation efforts to protect them.
Conservation Challenges in the Galapagos
The Galapagos Islands face serious challenges for the long-term survival of their marine and terrestrial ecosystems. Some of these challenges are summarized below, as well as some ideas for how eco-toursim helps and how you can help make a difference!
Galapagos Travel: Tips on Choosing a Galapagos Yacht
There are a lot of yacht options in the Galapagos and picking the right yacht for your Galapagos adventure can be overwhelming. Adventure Life has a few tips on how to make your vacation plans easier!
Galápagos: The Trip of a Lifetime
A Galápagos trip with my amiga mejor Davis, her family and friends, everyone with a Lexington, KY connection, this was a trip that we will not soon forget.
Galapagos Tours 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 70s-80s year round, making the islands a great place to visit at any time. However, the month of December brings seasonal changes to the Galapagos. Here are a few highlights on what you can expect during a Galapagos …
Galapagos on the Grand Odyssey. A "grand" experience!
selection of photos from Feb 2012 -my fantastic first visit to the Galapagos
Liz & Allison in Galapagos: The Jack Ditz Memorial Trip
In 1990, when Allison was 18 months old, my father took the rest of the family to the Galapagos. This is the trip that Allison missed.
\"Camp Galapagos\" Cruise aboard the Odyssey
Natalie and I had an amazing adventure! Our guides were down right spectacular, the boat OUTSTANDING (we have nicknamed ourselves \"Camp Galapagos\") and just the whole experience truly fantastic. We made new friends and enjoyed the richness, history and remarkable beauty of both the stunning Galapagos and mainland Ecuador. We are …
Galapagos Wildlife: Charles Darwin Foundation Releases the Ultimate Wildlife Checklist
Following an intense two years of research, the Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF) has recently released their Galapagos Known Species Checklist. Teachers, students, scientists, travelers and wildlife enthusiasts in general are encouraged to download and utilize the comprehensive list to further understand the delicate environment of the Galapagos. …
Quito, Ecuador and Galapagos Islands photos
Galapagos Cruise With Dad
Continuing her small-ship adventures, Reilly introduced the Galapagos Islands to her dad. How do you sum up a trip to the Galapagos? A birders paradise? A zoo without cages? Neither of the previous statements do Darwins Islands any justice.
A group of students from Canisius College in Buffalo, NY were lucky enough to have the opportunity to travel to Ecuador and to the Galapagos Islands in2008. This is just one student's journal from the adventure..
Galapagos Cruise: Through Adventure Life, my friends and I flew into Quito and on to the Galapagos Islands, where we spent 8 days on a 215' square rigger sailing yacht, exploring the islands with an ecologist. What an adventure!
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