The Galapagos Islands

Meet Isla Tortuga

Meet Isla Tortuga

With an incredible turtle shape and no inhabitants, Isla Tortuga is an old volcanic boiler that covers around 130 hectares. This astonishing piece of land is located southeast of the Isabela Island. With beautiful dark blue water, perfect climate and good location, this island is part of the other remarkable…

Books You Should Read Before Visiting The Galapagos Islands

Books You Should Read Before Visiting The Galapagos Islands

The enchanted Galapagos Islands have stunning landscapes, a huge variety of endemic species, and many islands to explore. The islands have been the inspiration to countless scientists, researchers, scholars and wildlife enthusiasts from all over the world. So, there are plenty of exciting books about the archipelago. Below we list…

The Most Popular Islands Of The Galapagos

The Most Popular Islands Of The Galapagos

Charles Darwin described the Galapagos Islands as “a little world within itself” due to its varied wildlife and different landscapes. There is a huge variety of exotic species such as giant tortoises, marine iguanas with bright colors and blue-footed boobies, making it a perfect place for photography lovers. Keep on…

The Magical Lagoon Of Nymphs

The Magical Lagoon Of Nymphs

Another wonder of the Galapagos Islands is the Lagoon of the Nymphs, which features  spectacular turquoise-green waters, different ecosystems of mangroves, fishes, shorebirds and more. It is a stunning place where you can enjoy a spectacular landscape walking around the lagoon.  Keep reading everything to learn about the magical Lagoon…

Meet The Bright Sally Light-foot Crab

Meet The Bright Sally Light-foot Crab

Found in the Galapagos Islands and across the western coast of South and Central America, the Sally lightfoot are known for its bright and striking colors. Sometimes called the red rock crab, these crustaceans range from dark red to bright orange to nearly brown. They also have an underside that…

The Conservation of The Galapagos Islands

The Conservation of The Galapagos Islands

We are wish Galapagos Islands an everlasting paradise, don’t we? However, the harsh truth is that they are not, and it is up to us to make sure they remain the beautiful ecosystem they are today. Not only are they home to many species that only exist here but several…

Pinzon Island: Its Road to Recovery

Pinzon Island: Its Road to Recovery

Pinzon Island, also called Duncan Island, marks the geographical center of the Galapagos Islands. It has a large marine tortoise reserve but no human population. This island have been recovering since last century from a rat infestation. Read on so you can learn about how this island has began to…

All You Need To Know About Rabida Island

All You Need To Know About Rabida Island

Each island that is part of the Galapagos has unique characteristics that distinguish them from each other. One of these remarkable islands is Rabida Island, also known as Jervis. The island is very popular because of its ordinary red beaches. Also, due to its located in the archipelago’s volcanic origin,…

Puerto Ayora Farmer’s Market

Puerto Ayora Farmer’s Market

Puerto Ayora holds its weekly farmer’s market every Saturday. This busy place is a sensation for the eyes, the ears and the nose. Food lovers and photographers are often  delighted by all the colors and scenes. Below we dive into to what this market offers! First of all, tourists should…

Turtles vs. Tortoises

Turtles vs. Tortoises

The stunning Galapagos Islands are home to many species, including the famous giant Tortoises. These Tortoises are one of the world’s most ancient and longest-lived creatures. In the archipelago there are also many fascinating species of turtles, which appear to be really similar to Tortoises. However, there are several differences…