Galapagos Fauna - What You Can Expect To See Above and Underwater
The Galapagos Islands, a land of unimaginable biodiversity, are about 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador. Imagine standing on the edge of a rocky island, watching the wild Pacific Ocean. Around you is a large number of endemic species waiting to be discovered by you, both above and below the water. Some of these animals have become the epitome of diving holidays in the Galapagos. We present below the 9 most unique animals of the Galapagos Islands.
Flora - Galapagos
It has been identified in the archipelago 220 endemic plant species, 399 native and 119 introduced; this flora was carried by the winds, the sea or by men, migratory birds of the continent carrying in their feathers, beaks and paws seeds and spores germinating in the insular soil transforming over time, its own structure and physiology as a result of acclimatization to the new way of life. Because of these adaptations, some species in the islands are unique in the world and many are similar to the American continent.
Eden Yacht is the best option to explore the Galapagos Islands
Imagine yourself in a small yacht with a group of amazing people, sailing across waters and having amazing experiences.
Overview of each of the Galapagos Islands
Galapagos is one of the most wonderful ecologic paradise, with a lot of species in fauna and flora.
The Galapagos Climate & Weather
The climate of the Galapagos Islands is exceptionally dry for the tropics. There are two main seasons, each having a dramatic effect on vegetation. From January to June, atmospheric temperatures are warm and the sky is generally clear, with occasional heavy showers. From June to December, the air is cooler, the sky is often slightly overcast and there is virtually no precipitation in the lowlands, while the uplands are almost continuously wet.
Galapagos Islands - Eden yacht cruises, Island information
The Galapagos Islands for centuries have been the wake & inspiration of many scientists and scholars, including Charles Darwin, Jacques Cousteau and a legacy of geologists, vulcanoligists, biologists thoughout the years.
Galapagos yacht cruises M/Y Eden yacht's details & specifications
Eden yacht's elegant interior & refined details are sure to please even the most demanding travellers.
Map and a brief history of the Galapagos Islands
The Galapagos archipelago was discovered by chance in 1535, when the bishop of Panama, Tomas de Berlanga, drifted off course as he headed for Peru. The bishop reported his discovery to King Charles V of Spain and included in his report a description of the giant Galapagos (turtle) that gave its name to the islands.
Ecuador tours - Andes, Amazon, beaches, Galapagos Islands
Ecuador is a small country in the Andes of South America. The country is rich in biodiversity and live cultures, perhaps one of the most attractive destinations in the continent.
Visiting “Bachas” beach during your cruise
One of the best pieces of advice that I ever got was from an old friend and it was succinctly stated in one word-“Travel”.
Since then, it has been a goal to explore some of the most amazing destinations in the world. Among these wonderful places are the wonderful beaches of Santa Cruz. This wide variety of beaches is like paradise for those who love nature.
In this article, I will explore one of the beaches, the “LAS BACHAS”.