Category: Destinations

Machu Picchu | Peru Inca Ruins | Tours Packages

Exploring the history of Peru by foot

When you think of Peru, the famous Inca Trail most likely comes to mind. Built by the Incan Empire over 500 years ago, the four-day expedition is one of the most desired hikes for intrepid explorers.

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Floreana Island

The origin of the Galapagos History Floreana Island has, arguably, the most interesting human history of all of the Galapagos Islands. Interesting enough Floreana was the home for the first post office in 1793 and the first resident of the Galapagos in 1807 and the first to be colonized by Ecuadorians in 1832, which did […]

Galapagos Islands | Isabela Island | Cormorants

Isabela Island

The Galapagos treasure One of the younger islands, Isabela Island was formed by the joining of six shield volcanoes — from north to south — Ecuador, Wolf, Darwin, Alcedo, Sierra Negra, and Cerro Azul. All of the volcanoes except Ecuador are still active, but not directly dangerous to humans. Eruptions have been recorded in the […]

Kicker Rock, San Cristobal Island,

San Cristóbal Island

The snorkeling paradise San Cristóbal is the fifth largest island of the Galapagos. It is comprised of four fused volcanoes, all extinct. It is home to many government offices, an Ecuadorian Navy facility, and an airport. There are approximately 5,400 residents, making it home to the second largest human population in Galapagos, after Santa Cruz. […]

Bartolome Island

Bartolome Island

The land of contrasts Bartolome is probably the most visited and most photographed island. Visitors have access to two sites: one that involves a hike to an incredible viewpoint and the other at the beach where snorkeling and swimming is enjoyed. Bartolomé Island was named after Sir Bartholomew James Sulivan, Charles Darwin’s who served as […]

Fernandina - Marine iguana

Fernandina Island

The land of endemic wildlife Fernandina Island first appeared in 1684. Its Spanish name, Fernandina, was given to honor King Fernando of Spain, who sponsored Christopher Columbus’ trip. The island is most famous for its continuing series of volcanic eruptions who have been witnessed by its early visitors. The most famous of these is the […]

Gardner Bay | Española | Galápagos

Española Island

The land of albatrosses Large amount of endemic species inhabite the island such as: the Española mockingbird, the Española lava lizard, and the waved albatross, to name a few make the island one of the most specials. The Española giant tortoise species was rescued from extinction and is now one of Galapagos’ greatest conservation success […]

Sea Wolf | Galapagos

Santiago Island

The island of the lava paths Santiago, originally named after England’s King James II, was the second visited island by Charles Darwin. Santiago is visited by the majority of tourist boats with wonderful visitor sites at James Bay and Sullivan Bay on the southeast. Puerto Egas at James Bay provides one of the best opportunities […]

Santa Cruz Island

The giant tortoises land Santa Cruz or ‘Holy Cross’ is one of the 16 islands located in the centre of the archipelago. The island’s history reflects the human impact from the 20th century that Santa Cruz has observed. Its wildlife has attracted many settlers along history such as germans and americans during WWl & WWll. […]