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Galapagos Islands


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  • n. a group of islands in the Pacific off South America; owned by Ecuador; known for unusual animal life


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  • Sanctuary Retreats It carries just 48 passengers plus 35 crew quietly through the Galapagos Islands, which is still only accessible by ship.

    Second Golden Age of Cruising

  • The Galapagos Islands are the most incredible living museum of evolutionary changes, with a huge variety of exotic species birds, land and sea animals, plants and landscapes not seen anywhere else.

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  • Why it's tough: The only quota for visitors to the Galapagos Islands is a theoretical one, which is based on the number of boats operating in Galapagos times the number of berths in the boats quoted as between 100,000 and 150,000 boat-based foreign visitors annually.

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  • The Galapagos Islands could be the place you want to visit next.


  • Biologists report that a rare type of pink iguana found on a single volcano in the Galapagos Islands is a genetically-distinct species from its green cousins - and that it '..

    The Chem Blog

  • One of the most iconic animals of the Galapagos Islands is the Giant Tortoise.

    National Geographic News

  • He ran boats in the Galapagos Islands before deciding to set up a luxury Amazonian cruise out of Iquitos, a rough-and-ready river city that is Peru's largest Amazonian port, and reachable only by air or river.

    Take Me to the River

  • Ecuador President Rafael Correa declared a state of emergency Friday and ordered evacuation of the Galapagos Islands and coastal provinces.

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  • Perhaps my best vacation was a trip to Ecuador and specifically the Galapagos Islands.

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  • From a rafting trip in Costa Rica to a campout on the Galapagos Islands, here's a sampling of ways to keep your gang's adrenaline going.

    Adventures, With Children


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