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Around the World with an iPhone: Galapagos Islands

A few years ago, I set off on an incredible around the world adventure attempting to capture 15 countries with my iPhone 4S and my app, Camera+. I never got around to sharing all the behind the scenes videos, so I thought I would start now despite the slightly datedness of using an “ancient” iPhone model. Show More Summary

Ecuador quake: Why you shouldn't cancel your trip to the Amazon or the Galapagos Islands

Ecuador's popular destinations, such as the Amazon, the Andes and the Galapagos Islands, are open for tourism despite April 16's deadly magnitude 7.8 earthquake and subsequent aftershocks, the country's Ministry of Tourism announced Thursday. The tourist areas are unaffected, and the international...

Genomic analysis of finches identifies genetic locus associated with beak size

Nearly 200 years ago, based on observations of finches in the Galápagos Islands, Charles Darwin proposed that a species may diverge in traits when competing for resources, and now, supporting this concept, a new study identifies the genetic locus that controls changes in beak size of these finches. Show More Summary

I wish to be eaten alive by the Phillies' iguana mascot

Iggy the Iguana should not be allowed to leave the ballpark! — MLB (@MLB) April 17, 2016 Legendary Phillies mascot Phillie Phanatic hails originally from the Galapagos Islands, and starting last season, the franchise welcomed some of his homeland friends to the stadium. Show More Summary

Sea lion lounging in deck chair is all of us on vacation

This sea lion can't believe it. Could it be real? Could he finally be... on vacation? Ocean photographer Clark Little captured footage of the lazy dude lounging on a deck chair in the Galapagos Islands — also known as what all of usShow More Summary

Sea Lions Like to Cuddle

Professional ocean photographer Clark Little captured on camera an extraordinary scene: a group of sea lions cuddling in lawn chairs on the Galapagos Islands.

Harrison Ford -- I'm NO Fugitive ... I'm Just On Vacay (PHOTOS)

Harrison Ford is totally chilling 3,000 miles away from Huntington Beach, CA... where someone's trying to make it look like he was arrested. Ford was seen arriving in the Galapagos Islands where he planned a weeklong yacht vacation with his…

The Galapagos Islands: A Last Place on Earth

Image: Rod Mast | Marine Photobank The Galapagos Islands... The name evokes a faraway place where Nature exists in an almost pure form, described by 19th century gentlemen naturalists and explorers and raised to an almost mythological...Show More Summary

Links 3/27/16

Links for you. Science: Altruistic tortoises Yes, there’s really a National Parasite Collection, and it’s getting a new life at the Smithsonian (good graphic here) This Galapagos island — named Darwin — will now anchor a vast new marine reserve … Continue reading ?

Celebrity buys two small ships to expand Galapagos Islands cruises

Celebrity Cruises has bought a catamaran and a small ship to expand its operations in Ecuador's eco-popular Galapagos Islands. Celebrity announced Monday that it bought Ocean Adventures, a tour operator that brings the M/V Eclipse, which holds 48 people, and a 16-passenger catamaran called the...

The Street Dogs of Ecuador

My husband and I recently spent two weeks in Ecuador. Our itinerary included the Galapagos Islands (lucky us!) and countryside in the Andes Mountains. In addition to seeing incredible landscapes and an over-the-top amazing array of animals, we... Read More

Travel Adventure: Snorkeling with Galapagos Sea Lions – WATCH

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Last month I had the good fortune to cross off a bucket list adventure and make a trip to the Galápagos Islands, in the Pacific Ocean about 550 miles off the coast of Ecuador (of which the islands are a part). The Galápagos, of course, were the place… Read The post Travel Adventure: Snorkeling with Galapagos Sea Lions – WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.

Wildlife Of The Galapagos: Updated Field Guide (Review)

Wildlife of the Galápagos: Second Edition (Princeton Pocket Guides), by Julian Fitter, Daniel Fitter, and David Hosking is both a field guide and a travel guide, focusing on the Galapagos Islands. It includes basic information about each island and each town or tourist destination, and a comprehensive guide to how to visit, what to bring…

A Renowned Evolutionist Follows in the Footsteps of Charles Darwin

3 months agoLifestyle / Travel : RobbReport

<< Back to the 2016 Bucket List Brown University biology professor KENNETH MILLER is renowned as an eloquent advocate for the theory of evolution, but he didn’t have an opportunity to visit the Galápagos Islands—where Charles DarwinShow More Summary

Weezer Offering $25,000 "Weezer Experience Bundle"

Photo by Sean Murphy Weezer's Weezer (otherwise known as "The White Album") will be self-released on April 1. The band is offering a "Weezer Experience Bundle" on their website, which promises a trip to the Galapagos Islands to go bird-watching with Rivers Cuomo. Show More Summary

Walk on the wild side on a discounted yacht tour of the Galapagos Islands

Explore the otherworldly landscapes and wildlife of the Galapagos Islands on an 11-day chartered yacht tour with Mountain Travel Sobek. The trip, which usually costs $5,495 per person, is being discounted $1,000 for three spring dates. Highlights include hiking, snorkeling and kayaking. The islands,...

Conservation Pioneers, Celebrity Naturalists Headline International Expeditions’ Master Leader Series Departures in Amazon, Galapagos and Africa

4 months agoHobbies / Hunting : Hunting Life

Helena, Ala., January 13, 2015 – Nature enthusiasts can explore the diverse Amazon Basin, wildlife-rich Galapagos Islands, storied Serengeti or jungles of The post Conservation Pioneers, Celebrity Naturalists Headline International Expeditions’ Master Leader Series Departures in Amazon, Galapagos and Africa appeared first on Hunting and Conservation News.

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