Columbus Travel Group

Columbus Travel Group

MARCH 19, 2019

Pablo Castillo Pablo holds an MBA obtained at the IDE Business School, along with a Professional Degree in Commercial and Finance Engineering, Accounting and Auditing achieved at the ESPE University in Quito. Pablo has experience in the financial area with an emphasis on strategic management, financial planning, preparation…

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Tallest peak on Earth

Tallest peak on Earth

MARCH 12, 2019

Tallest Mountain: The base of Mauna Kea is about 6 meters below sea level and the summit is about 4 meters above sea level . The distance between the foot of the mountain and the summit is about 10, meters. This makes Mauna Kea the tallest mountain in the world. Snow in Hawaii ? Satellite view of the island of Hawaii. The…

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Visit, Ecuador

Visit, Ecuador

MARCH 06, 2019

My recent trip to Ecuador marked my third visit to South America, so when I make the contentious statement I’m about to make, I have the context for doing so: Ecuador might be my favorite country in South America. Previously, this title probably would’ve gone to Colombia, the country where I spent my second visit to South America…

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Where is Galapagos Islands on the World Map?

Where is Galapagos Islands on the World Map?

FEBRUARY 28, 2019

The Republic of Ecuador is situated at the northwest part of South America bordered by Peru in the south and the east, Colombia in the north and the Pacific Ocean in the west. The Galapagos Islands in the Pacific Ocean are part of Ecuador’s territory. Ecuador is the seventy fourth largest country of the world covering a total…

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Climate of Galapagos Islands

Climate of Galapagos Islands

OCTOBER 03, 2014

The Galápagos are bursting with birdlife, flowing with flora, and swimming in so many marine creatures that it’s almost impossible to count them. But when it comes to seasons, there are only two: the hot/rainy season and the cool/dry season, also known as the garúa. During the garúa season, which typically lasts from July through…

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World map Galapagos Islands

World map Galapagos Islands

DECEMBER 17, 2014

Traces of human life in the region of Ecuador have shown that people had lived in the area from as early as 10, BC. By 3 BC, agriculture civilizations had existed. During the 1450 s, the Inca Empire started to invade and was met by resistance from the native tribes that lived in Ecuador. Eventually, the Inca Empire overpowered…

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Nearest airport to Galapagos Islands

Nearest airport to Galapagos Islands

OCTOBER 06, 2014

In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Baltra Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services.and yes, even the names of some airport hotels in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you! Claiming luggage on arrival was a free for all. They lay the luggage out…

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