Galapagos Islands airport

Galapagos Islands airport

SEPTEMBER 27, 2016

Baltra Airport in the Galapagos Islands was opened in 2012 and was heralded as a green airport Now the airport can rely wholly on power gained from the sun and wind for day-to-day operations The islands were recently named as the best in the world by readers of a leading travel magazine and despite being nearly 600 miles from the coast of Ecuador, they are on the bucket lists…

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Best Galapagos Islands Tours

Best Galapagos Islands Tours

SEPTEMBER 25, 2016

This set of pages offers some things to consider as you make probably the most important decision of your trip—how to travel around the islands. It’s certainly not an exhaustive list, but it presents some issues I came across in our trip or in talking with other people about their experiences. Should you do a live-aboard cruise or a land-based tour with day trips to various…

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Activities to do in Ecuador

Activities to do in Ecuador

SEPTEMBER 23, 2016

Having so much untamed wilderness within easy striking distance of major population centres, Ecuador is a superb destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Traditionally it’s been a target for climbers, boasting ten volcanoes over 5m, including the beautifully symmetrical Cotopaxi, and the point furthest from the centre of the Earth, the summit of Chimborazo. Ecuador has been making…

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Tourism Ecuador

Tourism Ecuador

SEPTEMBER 21, 2016

Ecuador is a country of spectacular variety and beautiful scenery. From beaches to volcanoes, you can expect to find almost any kind of environment here. This means Ecuador s tourism opportunities are some of the best in the world. It also means that there are a lot of activities to enjoy in this country. Best of all, Ecuador offers the opportunity to enjoy the ruins left behind…

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