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2009 Come To Galápagos Marathon, Where I Lost My Snide

2009 Come To Galápagos Marathon, Where I Lost My Snide

By Peter Benoit When I heard there was to be a marathon held on San Cristobal, Galápagos I did some research and came up with this little tidy bit of information, “People get lost and die on the inhabited islands of the Galápagos every year simply by wandering off...

Travel Personalities: Are You My (Stereo)Type?

Travel Personalities: Are You My (Stereo)Type?

By Rick Schleicher We, the Come to Galápagos family, have been in the business of bringing visitors to the Galápagos for more than fifteen years now. These are personalized, private tours, so we get to know our guests fairly well. There’s the list of the most...

Fastest Moving Islands, Part II: Evolution of a Species

Fastest Moving Islands, Part II: Evolution of a Species

By Rick Schleicher Picking up from my last story. Why do the Galápagos giant tortoises live so long, up to two hundred years? I stated that the reason had to do with geology and plate tectonics. There are (or were) fourteen...

Fastest Moving Islands

Fastest Moving Islands

By Rick Schleicher Join the most unique creatures in the world for a thrill ride on the fastest moving...

How We Ate Well For 21 Days at Sea, Thanks to Our Galápagos Friends

How We Ate Well For 21 Days at Sea, Thanks to Our Galápagos Friends

By Kristian Beadle, Green Coconut Run  Many sailboats stop in the Galapagos Islands, on their way to French Polynesia, downwind about 3000 miles in one of the loneliest stretches of ocean on the planet.  Among the myriad preparations for such a trip, one continued to...

Walk a Mile in My Flip Flops

Walk a Mile in My Flip Flops

By Rick Schleicher Before the pandemic, Come To Galápagos, as a company, was cruising along, practically running and promoting itself. Everyone knew what to do and what to do when something snagged. For the last few years all of our guests were referred by others and...

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