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Our Galapagos Islands and South America Travel Blog

We update our travel blog regularly to ensure you are well informed about South America. Our travel blog answers questions on visiting Ecuador, Galapagos tours and cruises, and exploring Machu Picchu. We also provide useful comments and guidelines to help you choose the best option for your trip.

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May 18, 2023
Galapagos Iguana and tourist nature

From Shutter to Sanctuary: Protecting Galápagos with Photography

The Galapagos Islands, which are located in the Pacific Ocean, are an incredible natural wonder. They contain a wealth of life and biodiversity that is unmatched […]
May 18, 2023
World recycling

May 17th: Reflecting on Our Habits on World Recycling Day

We celebrate World Recycling Day today, an ideal opportunity to remind ourselves about the importance of properly treating waste. The destruction of ecosystems caused by human […]
May 18, 2023
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Galápagos Conservancy’s Guide to Recycling for a Sustainable Future

  The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization declared the 17th of May 2005 as International Recycling Day. This day is meant to educate the […]
May 18, 2023
Conservando Galápagos and UTPL

Conservando Galapagos and UTPL Join Efforts for the Conservation of Galápagos

Conservando Galapagos (the sister organization of Galapagos Conservancy) signed a cooperation agreement with Universidad Tecnica Particular de Loja, a private Ecuadorian university, in April. The agreement […]
May 17, 2023
Sea Lion swimming in the Galápagos Marine Reserve

Galápagos Conservancy Celebrates Ecuador’s Historic Debt-for-Nature Swap

The Galapagos Islands is a natural wonder and home to species that are unique on Earth. Ecuador’s government announced a massive debt-for nature swap that will […]
May 17, 2023
Coral Reef discovery in Galápagos

Landmark Coral Reef Discovery Offers Glimpse Into the Past

Scientists from around the world discovered in the Galapagos Marine Reserve a coral reef that had been untouched for thousands years. Scientists from the United Kingdom […]
May 17, 2023
Bird's eye view of Fernandina Island

Preserving Fernandina Island’s Unique Flora and Fauna: Our Responsibility

Fernandina is the youngest island in the Galapagos Archipelago. It has an active volcano, and a pristine, untouched ecosystem. Fernandina Island is the third-largest island in […]
May 13, 2023
Entrance to Tortuga Bay

New Visitor Checkpoint at Tortuga Bay to Protect the Natural Paradise

Tortuga Bay, on Santa Cruz Island, is a stunning destination that draws tourists and locals to its turquoise waters and white sand beaches. Tortuga Bay’s stunning […]
May 4, 2023
Flightless Cormorant swimming

Discover the World’s Only Non-Flying Cormorant Species

Seabirds provide vital information about the state of our oceans, and their availability. Understanding bird populations, their feeding habits and migration patterns provides valuable information on […]
May 3, 2023
Galápagos National Park Director, Danny Rueda, and Galápagos Conservancy General Director, Washington Tapia, upon the signing of the cooperation agreement

Galápagos Conservancy and National Park Join Forces to Strengthen Conservation Efforts

Danny Rueda and Washington Tapia of Galapagos National Park signed a cooperation agreement on April 11, 2018. This alliance aims to enhance the conservation efforts carried […]