Map of Galapagos Islands

Map of Galapagos Islands

FEBRUARY 27, 2024

It s neither this satellite detailed map nor any other of the many millions of maps. The value of a map gallery is not determined by the number of pictures, but by the possibility to see the world from many different perspectives. Technology We unlock the value hidden in the geographic data. Thanks to automating the complex…

Read More

Galapagos Islands population

Galapagos Islands population

FEBRUARY 20, 2024

Tourism is undeniably the economic lifeblood of the Galapagos Islands and has played a critical role in their conservation over the last four decades. The tens of millions of dollars…
dubai photographer

Read More

Galapagos Frommers

Galapagos Frommers

FEBRUARY 13, 2024

With very, very rare exceptions, travelers come by plane to the Galápagos Islands. Tame (tel. 02/3977-100; and Aerogal (tel. 1800/2376-425; now offer daily flights to both Baltra Airport (airport code: GPS), right off Santa Cruz Island, and Puerto Baquerizo Moreno (airport code: SCY), on San Cristóbal Island. Note, however…

Read More

Islands name

Islands name

FEBRUARY 06, 2024

This island name generator will give you 10 names that fit most islands, atolls and other water surrounded land masses. Perfect for your any water locked geographical areas in your fantasy worlds. There are many different types of names, some based on what the island might look like, some on the local wildlife and even some…

Read More

Ecotourism in Galapagos Islands

Ecotourism in Galapagos Islands

JANUARY 30, 2024

Our love for the nature of the wonderful Galapagos ecosystem inspired us to offer Galapagos eco-tourism over two decades ago to share and preserve the beauty of this part of the world. Today’s travelers expect tour companies to protect the country, indigenous communities and the Galapagos ecosystem where they operate. At Quasar…

Read More

Tourist Attractions in Ecuador

Tourist Attractions in Ecuador

JANUARY 23, 2024

Banos Banos is located in the middle of the Andes Mountains, it is the perfect place for relaxation while you are exploring the beautiful Andes Highlands. It is well known for its hot springs and picturesque landscapes. There are many ways to enjoy this beautiful region, such as hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding and…

Read More

North Seymour Island, Galapagos

North Seymour Island, Galapagos

JANUARY 16, 2024

Area: 1.83 km2 or 1.14 mi2 Maximum Altitude: 28 m or 92 ft Human Population: 0 HISTORY Named after the English nobleman Lord Hugh Seymour, North Seymour was formed by a series of uplifts of submarine lava along with Baltra (also called South Seymour) and the northeastern part of Santa Cruz, resulting in flat plateaus. In the…

Read More

Speciation in Galapagos Islands finches

Speciation in Galapagos Islands finches

JANUARY 09, 2024

We often think of as a slow process. All the available evidence supports the idea that different evolved from, and yet, new species don t pop up around us on a daily basis. For many biologists, this implies that speciation happens so slowly that it s hard to observe on human timescales — that we d need to track a for millennia…

Read More

Ecuador Travel tips

Ecuador Travel tips

JANUARY 02, 2024

By Phil Sylvester, Travel Insights Editor Ecuador is the second-smallest country in South America, but nowhere else on earth will you find so much natural diversity. In one day you see the Amazon Basin, volcanoes, cloud forests and the Pacific coast. You can spend your cash shopping at the awesome indigenous market in Otavalo…

Read More

Best Channel Islands to Visit

Best Channel Islands to Visit

DECEMBER 26, 2023

2. Re: Day trip to channel islands The Channel Islands occupy such a unique niche in the ecology of the United States that they re sometimes referred to as America s Galapagos. As you d expect with such a label, the park s diversity of animal and plant life is amazing. More than 2, species crowd this small park, and of those…

Read More

Lindblad Galapagos

Lindblad Galapagos

DECEMBER 19, 2023

(9:38 a.m. EST) - Expedition cruise line Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic will add another cruise ship to its fleet in 2016 with the $18 million purchase of Via Australis. Currently sailing Patagonia under cruise line Australis, the ship will redeploy to the Galapagos once it undergoes a $10 million refurbishment in…

Read More

Ecuador facts National Geographic

Ecuador facts National Geographic

DECEMBER 12, 2023

Ecuador is located in the western corner at the top of the South American continent. Ecuador, the smallest country in South America, is named after the Equator, the imaginary line around the Earth that splits the country in two. Most of the country is in the Southern Hemisphere. Ecuador is roughly the size of Colorado and is…

Read More

Trips to the Galapagos Islands for Families

Trips to the Galapagos Islands for Families

DECEMBER 05, 2023

Choosing a Family Galapagos Trip is a Big Decision! Children have a natural bond with nature – as parents or grandparents, you’ve likely seen this firsthand. And there s simply no more exciting nature adventure for the entire family than a trip to the Galapagos Islands. In this wildlife wonderland, you ll create memories that…

Read More

Chimborazo

Chimborazo

NOVEMBER 28, 2023

6310m Chimborazo is a massive inactive volcano, and Ecuador’s highest mountain. Due to the earth’s equatorial bulge Chimborazo’s high-point is the spot located farthest from the Earth’s center, further than the much higher Himalayan peaks due to their more northerly latitude. Given the right time this also makes Chimborazo’s…

Read More

Northeast Minneapolis Restaurants

Northeast Minneapolis Restaurants

NOVEMBER 21, 2023

“It’s homemade turkey meat loaf loaded with veggies, oats and flax, ” customer Julie Horak said. The menu features appetizers, entrees and desserts. But it’s not cooked for Craig and Julie; it’s for their four-legged friends, Ruby and Goldie. Stanley’s is among the growing number of restaurants and businesses taking a pet-friendly…

Read More