January 2012

When Charles Darwin first explored the Galapagos, he did it by boat. He didn’t have any other choice. Today, Galapagos visitors have a decision to make. There are two options for exploring the Galapagos: Land or water based. A water-based tour (cruise) means that you will eat, sleep and rest on-board – either a yacht, [...]

The Panama Current flows into the Galapagos waters in November.  Along with the Panama Current come warmer waters, which replace the cooler waters of the Humboldt Current. These warmer waters are not as nutrient rich as the waters of the Humboldt Current, making the underwater visibility clearer. This Current flows south from Central America and [...]