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Latin Trails is attending this International Travel Fairs in March and April

Latin Trails is attending this International Travel Fairs in March and April For years Latin Trails have seen the importance of having a presence in the most renowned international travel fairs. It is the best way to strength the relationship and update the information on our improvements and new products and services. Also, it is the perfect opportunity to meet older and newer friends. Latin Trails is attending Travel [...]

The Galapagos Sea Star Journey was awarded

The Galapagos Sea Star Journey was awarded The Galapagos Sea Star Journey, Latin Trails´ flagship yacht, was awarded last September 09, 2017, in the Riviera Maya as the South America´s Leading Boutique Cruise 2017 by the World Travel Award. This award is the result of many years of effort, improvements, innovation, and quality of service. Always supported by a welcoming and dedicated local crew on board. Thanks to you all [...]

Tips to avoid dizziness without taking medicine in a Speedboat or cruise at the Galapagos Islands

Tips to avoid dizziness without taking medicine in a Speedboat or cruise at the Galapagos Islands If you decide to visit the Galapagos Islands, remember that at some point within any Galapagos tour, you will need to move around the islands on a cruise or a speedboat. So, if you are not an experienced sailor, or high tides don’t suit you, we [...]

The top 4 sea creatures at the Galapagos Island

The top 4 sea creatures at the Galapagos Island This is the third article from a series regarding creatures found in the Galapagos Islands and their primary ecosystems. So far we have talked about land creatures, birds, and now we are going to write about sea creatures. Although Galapagos can share its natural wonders and amazing ecosystems from different perspectives and according to its season, certainly the Sea World [...]

What’s the story behind Machu Picchu?

What’s the story behind Machu Picchu? What’s the story behind Machu Picchu? That’s a good question to ask before heading there. Scientists are still guessing exactly why Machu Picchu, or Old Peak, was built. Here are a few theories. It’s thought that Machu Picchu, which measures 1 square mile and rests about 2,400 meters above sea level in the midst of the Sacred [...]

The real reason why Darwin was inspired by Galapagos Islands

The real reason why Darwin was inspired by Galapagos Islands Galapagos Islands are famous, not only as a paradise for naturalists, but also as a source of inspiration during History. The Islands inspired poets, explorers, scientists and dreamers. They inspired, for instance, the writer Daniel Defoe with his novel Robinson Crusoe, and they also boosted scientific progress, as Charles Darwin was amazed by the [...]

Galapagos cruising, the perfect activity for LGBT couples and families

Galapagos cruising, the perfect activity for LGBT couples and families Galapagos are a paradise of naturalism and relax, and visiting the islands on board of a cruise is a very comfortable way to discover them. There are special LGBT cruises, one of the best ways to enjoy yourself, with your couple or your family. Imagine spending some days discovering incredible fauna and flora [...]

The mystery of the Nazca lines, what do archeologists say?

The mystery of the Nazca lines, what do archeologists say? Among the Peruvian cities of Nazca and Palpa, lies one of the greatest archaeological mysteries of all time. Since archaeologists began studying the figures of Nazca desert in the thirties of the twentieth Century, there have been dozens of theories about its creation. Which is the correct one? Nazca Desert, one of the driest [...]

The most beautiful landscapes in Ecuador for photography lovers

The most beautiful landscapes in Ecuador for photography lovers Ecuador in pictures A picture is worth a thousand words! And these photographs of some of the most beautiful landscapes in Ecuador will make you feel like travelling there with hand-held camera only. We hope you enjoy them! Ecuadorian Andes mountain range is an example of the rich variety of landscapes that can be [...]

The main reasons to travel for seniors

The main reasons to travel for seniors When we age, we often make the mistake of thinking that we have already done everything in life, that the most important things have already happened. If Verdi had thought the same, he would not have premiered Othello at 74 years, nor would Goethe have published Faust in his 80s, nor would Cervantes have written the second [...]

What is the best itinerary in Galapagos? (Second Part)

What is the best itinerary in Galapagos? (Second Part) We continue with the objective of acquainting you with all the information you need to choose which is the best itinerary in Galapagos?, this time we will talk about the Western Islands. These islands are the remotest of the archipelago, but they highly recommend to visit, if possible. If you want to get in touch with the endemic animals [...]

We celebrate the 38th Anniversary of Quito as World Heritage city

We celebrate the 38th Anniversary of Quito as World Heritage city Ecuador is on celebration mode: Quito, the capital, was considered World Heritage by UNESCO 38 years ago on September 8th, 1978. Furthermore, it was the first city in the World that had this honor. Why is this city so extraordinary? Quito, that was founded in 1534 on the ruins of an Inca city, has the best-preserved colonial [...]

The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, an extraordinary tour to do once in a lifetime

The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, an extraordinary tour to do once in a lifetime In 1533, the Inca Empire fell into the hands of the Spanish conquerors, led by Francisco Pizarro. Since the new discovery of many Inca monuments in the twentieth century, the rests of this ancient civilization have attracted people from all over the world. The most famous trekking [...]

The Inca trail becomes a World Cultural Heritage site by UNESCO

The Inca trail becomes a World Cultural Heritage site by UNESCO Perhaps part of the reason why this marvelous spot of ancient culture became a world cultural heritage site is due to the propelling of modern communication channels that came after this masterpiece. An ancestral road of communication established many centuries ago, became the heart of the Incas´ Empire for the trade of goods and information, along the vast [...]

Snorkeling in Galapagos

Snorkeling in Galapagos The Galapagos islands are a special place, where the most avid lovers for snorkeling will find unique landscapes decorated by coral reefs, bright coloured fish, sea creatures from different sizes and colours. When you travel to Galapagos, snorkeling will pop straight to your mind. The magnificent areas offer scuba diving which allows snorkelers to observe underwater attractions for extended periods of time with relatively [...]

The experience of cruising in Galapagos Islands

The experience of cruising in Galapagos Islands Many travelers that come to Ecuador think about visiting Galapagos Islands, a paradise of biodiversity declared World Heritage. However, many of the visitors ask us the same question: “Should I take a cruise or do a land-based tour?” A cruise is a unique experience, an opportunity to soak up a place without losing the comfort and intimacy. Discover [...]

The charming experience of Galapagos Sea Star Journey

The charming experience of Galapagos Sea Star Journey Galapagos Islands, located in the West coast of Ecuador, are extraordinary! They are a paradise of biodiversity, unique among other travel destinations around the world. Let me tell you that there is nothing like a nice and small charming yacht to relax and to have dinner after a full day exploring the Islands! The Cruise Ship We [...]

After one year of being closed, the Cotopaxi Volcano is now open

After one year of being closed, the Cotopaxi Volcano is now open Due to the increasing volcanic activity that the Cotopaxi Volcano had in August 2015, the Cotopaxi National Park (CNP) was closed to any touristic activity. Nonetheless, on August 5th 2016, the Geophysics Institution of Ecuador,the Ecuadorian Ministry of Environment, the Ministry of Tourism and the Risk Management Sub-Secretary Section, has announced the [...]

Six senses of Ecuador – Quito experiential city tour

Six senses of Ecuador – Quito experiential city tour No, we cannot travel away from our sofa, at least not for now! How boring would be our lives without the real experience of visiting other places and immersing ourselves in other cultures! If traveling was just taking photographs and planting the flag in one place, we could just navigate with the computer and travel around the World. However, [...]

The Charles Darwin Research Station in Galapagos

The Charles Darwin Research Station in Galapagos The Charles Darwin Foundation is responsible for operating the Charles Darwin Research Station (CDRS), which is a biological research station. The research station also serves as an active breeding center.  It can be found in Puerto Ayora located on Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos Islands.  One of the missions of the research station is to provide [...]

See Galapagos through the eyes of 8 artists

(Photo: eltelegrafo.com.ec ) See Galapagos through the eyes of 8 artists Within the framework of the new edition of the Latin American Roaming Art, this year the main topic is Galapagos. LARA Project has received an important international interest and respect from the Latin American contemporary art community. Every new edition invites eight artists to travel to an specific place, and this year the project is focused on the Enchanted [...]

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