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Santa Cruz Island is home to Tortuga Bay, one of the top attractions in the Galapagos Islands. It’s the perfect spot for swimming, snorkeling, and seeing some amazing Galapagos wildlife. In this post, I’ll share 9 things to know before you visit. Learn more about the best Galapagos airport Tortuga Bay, Galapagos: 9 Things to Know [...]

So, what is Ecuador famous for? In this post you’ll find out what makes Ecuador famous – the people, places, and things that have put Ecuador on the map. What is Ecuador Famous For? The list of what makes Ecuador famous is filled with some pretty impressive things. Some you may have heard about, and [...]

While traveling through the Andes mountains, we’ve seen lots of wildlife. As I went through my photos, I found this falcon-like bird. Here’s what I learned about Ecuador’s curiquingue. In this post, you’ll learn about Ecuador’s curiquingue. What is a Curiquingue? The curiquingue is in the falcon family and resembles the vulture because of it’s [...]

Galapagos animals are different than any we’ve seen. Of course, some of them are huge and others have blue feet. But it’s more than that. They are bold and unafraid. Because the Galapagos Islands are protected, and the majority of them are part of the National Park, the animals don’t fear us. In this video, [...]

This is a guest post by James Drummondo of FINTASTIC ADVENTURES de ECUADOR Fishing Excursions. Learn more about James in the author bio at the end of the post. How’s the Fishing in Ecuador? So, just what is the fishing like in Ecuador? The country of Ecuador is divided into four geographical regions: The Andes Amazon (or Oriente) [...]

What should you be scared of in Cuenca?  When exploring options for moving abroad scary animals are often on the list of concerns. Some places have weird parasites that can enter your skin while swimming. Other places have poisonous snakes and other weird reptiles.But what does Cuenca have? But what does Cuenca have? Cuenca Has [...]

Marine Iguanas

Galapagos Islands, Traveling Kids

Marine Iguanas are really quite weird. They enjoy eating the algae. . . at the bottom of the sea. They are not very happy about such a salty breakfast so, they just snort the salt out back on land. When they fight (over territory,or the gals) they can kill one another, or one of them [...]

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