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Renewable Energy galapagos islands
9 Nov

Renewable energy from organic waste & oil accidents in the Galapagos Islands

A recyclable system has been developed for over four years in order to preserve the Galapagos Island’s resources. This system consists in the detailed separation between recyclable, organic, and non-recyclable products. The organic products are used as fertilizers for the orchards where organic fruit and vegetables are planted. Nonetheless the few orchards located in the main islands don’t offer a high demand for fertilizers derived from organic products. Despite the effort done regarding this system, many problems arise in the non-recyclable products category. In the year 2007 the Ecuadorian government in...

domestic pets in galapagos
14 Oct

Galapagos Islands and the issue with domestic pets

The authorities of the Galapagos Islands, along with the Ministry of the Environment are currently managing one of the Galapagos Island’s issues, domestic pets. A campaign of domestic pets sterilization in order to prevent the presence and offspring from street cats and dogs spread out on the islands was created. According to the last census, It´s been estimated that only in the rural areas of Santa Cruz Island there are about 600 pets. This issue is of big concern to the Galapagos National Park as they do their best to...

Sea star journey Galapagos Cruise
16 Ago

Sea Star Journey Mantenance

Galapagos cruising, photos and videos of the Sea Star Journey. The Latin Trails team is excited to share information on the Galapagos Sea Star Journey, it has just returned to the Galapagos Islands from dry dock and it has been completely overhauled. In the words of Marcel Perkins the Managing Director at Latin Trails [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][mkdf_blockquote text="“The Galapagos Sea Star Journey is not new, it is actually better than NEW :-), as you know, we rebranded the Galapagos Grand Odyssey, but not only did we change the name, we completely overhauled the yacht (we...

iguana crossing hotel galapagos islands
1 Ago

Luxury Boutique Hotels & Island Hopping In Galapagos

Usually, these boutique hotels are furnished in a particular style, which is based on a themed, or inspirational manner. Boutique hotels are considered to be tailor-made or individual and focus on offering their services in a comfortable, intimate, and welcoming setting. Therefore they are very unlikely to be found amongst the homogeneity or routine in the service. If you prefer to do the “Island hopping” service, due to seasickness or you are just not a fan of cruises, perhaps the boutique hotels available in the main islands such as Santa Cruz,...

peru amazon cruises
22 Jul

Latin Trails South America Cruise News – Aqua Expeditions Cruises

Aqua Expeditions is a tourism company originally created in Peru, and which mainly focuses on the operation of cruises in the Amazon river, nearby the city of Iquitos. Aqua Expeditions is considered one of the best Amazon cruises experience in Peru, and in order to expand its brand and operations worldwide, the company has recently opened market in the region of Southeast Asia, specifically in the Mekong river, which is located between the countries of Cambodia and Vietnam. In Peru the company has two main cruises operating full time, along the Amazon...

snorkel in galapagos
24 Jun

Latintrails Adventure Stories

….I jumped into the water and I couldn’t believe my eyes. Besides all the colorful fishes and coral reefs, something big was moving on the ground of the ocean floor. It was a sea turtle grazing peacefully without any kind of fear. The water was crystal clear and the sun was so bright that the sunbeams literally touched the turtle`s shell. While reflecting the beams I saw the turtle from the surface with a blinking eye. So I took a deep breath and dove into the water to take a closer look....

island hopping galapagos
8 Jun

Top popular places on a typical Galapagos Island Hopping Itinerary

The well renowned Galapagos Islands offers a diversity of landscapes that are of unique envy among other exotic places that you may have visited before. All in all, the experience of getting close enough to the bizarre nature in the Galapagos Islands can make you a more conscious human being about life itself .One of the methods to get this particular experience is by doing the island hopping along the archipelago. If you decide to engage with the Island hopping service, then the islands of Santa Cruz and Isabela offer a...

swimming amoung sharks galapagos
7 May

Galapagos story: Swimming among sharks

[mkdf_section_title title="" title_color="#00a09a" title_text_transform="capitalize" title_text_align="center" margin_bottom="" title_size=""] Immerse yourself in comfort in one of the last places on earth that is totally wild and pristine by taking a pilgrimage far off the beaten path. Today’s story: “Swimming among sharks” [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][mkdf_blockquote text="Finally my dream came true!!! Swimming with sharks!….. What an excitement…. While having my nutritious breakfast at the Galapagos Seaman Journey I was thinking “Wow, am I really going to swim with sharks?” I actually couldn’t believe it. Nevertheless the day started perfectly with lots of sun and great outdoor temperature. As we were...

galapagos camp
3 May

Dressing code at the Galapagos Islands

By the time you visit the Galapagos Islands, either by being onboard of a cruise or by staying at a fancy hotel on the islands The dressing code will help you to handle the different activities that you might experience while staying on the archipelago and the National Park surroundings. For the most part, the archipelago is a vast community with a smart casual life style, among its residents and visitors from all over the world. Nonetheless, and depending on the kind of hotel or cruise you are willing to choose among your...

Seaman Journey Galapagos Cruise
6 Abr

Top reasons for taking a cruise with the Seaman Journey

[vc_empty_space][mkdf_blockquote text="The Seaman Journey is classified as a first class motor yacht, operating in the Galapagos archipelago since 2012. It Is considered an expedition cruise, which means that the ship is the medium of transportation to its destination, in this case the islets, and islands of the national park reserve."][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] The Seaman Journey is classified as a first class motor yacht, operating in the Galapagos archipelago since 2012. It Is considered an expedition cruise, which means that the ship is the medium of transportation to its destination, in this case...