The Galápagos Islands (official name: Archipiélago de Colón or Islas Galápagos) are an archipelago of volcanic islands on the equator. The Galapagos Islands form: an Ecuadorian province a national park a biological marine reserve The Islands are located almost 1000 km off the coast of Ecuador, in the Pacific Ocean. Almost every one of the […]

Once you’re in Ecuador, your flight to the Galapagos Islands will depart either from Quito (in the Andes) or Guayaquil (on the coast). In the Galapagos, there are two main airports: Baltra and San Cristobal. Baltra Island is a small island north of Santa Cruz Island. The airport is small and very nice. Services at […]

Interested to dive or snorkel in the Galapagos Islands? Dena and I aren’t divers – but we do love to snorkel. The Galapagos waters are incredible – we saw tons of colorful fish. We plan on filming some of our snorkeling adventures the next time we return. Here’s a video highlighting scuba diving in the […]

In this new feature, we will be writing about photography tips for traveling. When you are visiting a new site on the Galapagos, snapping a quick shot of the sign will save you a lot of confusion once you get home. Many of the beaches look similar, as do the paths and open areas. It […]

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