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WHY DID CHARLES DARWIN FIND HIS INSPIRATION IN THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS?

Charles Darwin, born on February 12th, 1809, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England - died on April 19th, 1882, Downe, Kent, English naturalist whose scientific theory of evolution by natural selection became the foundation of modern evolutionary studies. An affable country gentleman, Darwin at first shocked religious Victorian society by suggesting that animals and...

HOW WERE THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS FORMED?

It was about 14 million years ago when the peaks of several volcanoes broke the surface of the Pacific Ocean and formed the initial Galapagos Archipelago. The Galapagos hotspot is located in the western part of Galapagos. A hot spot is a place where the magma in the Earth is...

GALAPAGOS ISLANDS: WHAT TO SEE AND WHERE TO SEE IT?

The richness of wildlife in the Enchanted Islands has allowed them to become the perfect destination for animal lovers. And it’s amazing that the animals in Galapagos are very receptive to the presence of visitors: many scientists say that its creatures apparently forgot how to fear, their ancestors leaving the...

THE WONDERS OF GALAPAGOS ISLANDS

Galapagos Islands, known around the world as the "Enchanted Islands", were declared a Natural World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1978. In addition to other recognitions, they have been considered the first destination to see before dying. These islands are a unique destination in the world. To arrive here is to...

THE MAGIC OF AVENUE OF VOLCANOES IN ECUADOR

In the Andean peaks, the afternoon sun covers vast areas of moor, while below, in the valleys, illuminates fields of corn, barley, wheat and quinoa, dyeing them with golden reflections, amber, lilac and amethyst that change step of the inconstant clouds. In the Andes, land of eternal games of light...