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Progress Report on GALAPETS Donations and Services July 2024

Progress Report on GALAPETS Donations and Services July 2024

We are pleased to share the progress made by volunteers and workers for GALAPETS under the auspices of the Municipality of San Cristobal, the Ministry of Education and the ABG (Biosecurity Agency of Galapagos) here on the island of San Cristobal. None of this progress...

Sharks of the Galapagos Islands

Sharks of the Galapagos Islands

Sharks of the Galapagos Islands: Encounters, Ecology, and Conservation Sharks, often portrayed as fearsome predators, are among the most misunderstood and undervalued creatures in the ocean. Beyond their portrayal in popular culture, sharks play a critical role in...

Yuracao Ecuadorian Chocolate

Yuracao Ecuadorian Chocolate

YURACAO HISTORY YURACAO was established as a family business in early 2020. However, its story began four decades ago on a small farm in the province of Manabí. It was there, surrounded by lush vegetation and diverse wildlife, that a young boy named Roger developed a...

A New Ultra-Luxury Galapagos Cruise Option

A New Ultra-Luxury Galapagos Cruise Option

If you were going to take a luxury cruise vacation throughout the Galapagos, to see the animals, to experience the reason you came to these islands seemingly at the end of the world, which of these three ships would you prefer? The first one has its advantages...

Go Kosher in Galapagos

Go Kosher in Galapagos

By Rick Schleicher A few years back a family asked us to set up a Galapagos kosher vacation, honoring the Sabbath, blessed foods, etc. This kind of thing is right up our alley as we customize private tours of the Galapagos. Getting the kosher foods was the biggest...

Exploring Galapagos with Children

Exploring Galapagos with Children

Exploring the Islands with Come to Galápagos: A Transformative Journey for Kids Family travel to the Galapagos Islands is an absolute must Traveling to the Galápagos Islands with kids is a journey unlike any other, where adventure, education, and discovery converge to...

World Class Diving in Darwin’s Laboratory

World Class Diving in Darwin’s Laboratory

The Galápagos Islands are on every serious diver’s bucket list. Home to an unparalleled variety of dive sites, extraordinary megafauna abundance, and a plethora of uniquely evolved creatures, Galapagos is truly a marine marvel. What’s more, Galapagos largely remains a...

Capturing the Iconic: Exploring Photography in the Galápagos Islands

Capturing the Iconic: Exploring Photography in the Galápagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands, a volcanic archipelago straddling the equator in the Eastern Tropical Pacific Ocean, boast some of the most extraordinary biodiversity on the planet. This remote paradise, made famous by Charles Darwin's explorations, is a sanctuary for unique...

Pros and Cons of Liveaboards Versus Galapagos Island Hopping Tours

Pros and Cons of Liveaboards Versus Galapagos Island Hopping Tours

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Pros and Cons of Liveaboards Versus Island Hopping Tours in the Galapagos Islands How to Maximize Your Trip with the Perfect Hybrid Experience The Galapagos archipelago is a remote cluster of volcanic islands that lie 1,000...

Compassion and Empathy

Compassion and Empathy

By Rick Schleicher   The BBC did a series on, “Darwin’s Dangerous Idea”, real interesting, look it up. The idea of evolution and survival of the fittest as a natural and acceptable perspective has historically led to actions like Hitler’s idea of a superior Arian...

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