Ecuador Vacation Packages all Inclusive

Ecuador Vacation Packages all Inclusive

JULY 31, 2016

The wildlife of the Galapagos Islands is one of Ecuador s major tourist attractions. (Photo: Meerechse auf Galapagos image by KatrinW from Fotolia.com ) Related Articles If you want to explore Ecuador’s charming cities and towns and its fascinating landscapes and wildlife without having to plan all the details of accommodations, transport and excursions yourself, consider an…

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Where is the Galapagos?

Where is the Galapagos?

JULY 29, 2016

CURRENT PROJECT: Increasing the Galapagos Penguin Population Through Artificial Nests PARTNER: Dr. Dee Boersma and University of Washington STATUS: Funded in 2013; ongoing Background Galapagos penguins , the rarest and most endangered penguin species in the world, are the only penguins that can be found at the equator. Unlike most cold water penguins, they have several adaptations…

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Islands of Ecuador

Islands of Ecuador

JULY 27, 2016

What comes to mind when you think about Ecuador? If you are a diver, chances are pretty good that the unbelievable Galapagos Islands diving is going to be the first thought barging through. What about deep, lush tropical jungles? Colorful markets full of artisan crafts, spices and produce? What about towering volcanoes? Or incredible snow capped mountains? Divers crossing the…

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Isla de Galapagos

Isla de Galapagos

JULY 25, 2016

Rugged Isla de la Plata is perfect for hikers, and boobies. A 40-tonne, barnacle-speckled humpback whale glided underneath our small craft like an enormous shadow. I clung on to a slippery rail while the boat bucked and hopped on the steel-blue Pacific waves. Don t worry,said our captain, they just like to scratch their backs against the hull. From June to September, whale…

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