Insider’s Galapagos Blog

Volcanic eruption, Fernandina island, Galapagos, September 2017

Volcanic Eruptions: Galapagos Islands’ Natural Fireworks

Occasionally the Galapagos Islands remind us that it is a young…
September 11, 2017/by Lorraine Caputo
Ecuador, Galapagos Islands, entry requirements, tourists, medical insurance

New Ecuador Entry Requirement

When packing for your Galapagos adventure, there is one more…
September 4, 2017/by Lorraine Caputo
Galapagos Islands, bibliography, books, what to read, guides, natural history, conservation

Twelve Titles on Galapagos – Natural History

You’re dreaming of going to the Galapagos Islands. Many books…
August 28, 2017/by Lorraine Caputo
William Beebe

Beebe’s Inspirational Galapagos Expeditions

Of all the 20th century scientific expeditions to the Galapagos…
August 13, 2017/by Lorraine Caputo
Post Office Bay -- whalers

Whaling Times in the Galapagos Islands – Part 3

In Part 1, we learned about whaling in the Galapagos Islands…
August 7, 2017/by Lorraine Caputo
whale skeleton - Galapagos 2

Whaling Times in the Galapagos Islands – Part 2

In this part, we shall explore the whalers’ influence in the…
July 31, 2017/by Lorraine Caputo
Frigate Essex 1799

Whaling Times in the Galapagos Islands – Part 1

On the heels of the pirates, whalers came to the Galapagos Islands.…
July 22, 2017/by Lorraine Caputo
Cowley map Galapagos Islands 1684

Pirates of the Galapagos Islands

Click here to see the full pirate map

Pirates have left a…
July 16, 2017/by Lorraine Caputo
Shopping in the Galapagos islands

Cash or Card? Using Money in the Galapagos Islands

Updated July 9, 2017.

We often get asked about the best way…
July 9, 2017/by Admin
King Angelfish, Galápagos Islands

Galapagos Islands’ Best Snorkeling Sites – No Cruise Required

This is the third article of a three-part series about the Galapagos…
July 2, 2017/by Lorraine Caputo
Red-lipped Bat fish @ Galapagos

Galapagos Islands’ Best Snorkeling Sites – Western Islands

This is the second of a three-part series about the Galapagos…
June 24, 2017/by Lorraine Caputo
Frigate Birds, Galapagos Islands

New Galapagos Entry Requirements

The Galapagos Islands government has issued new entry regulations…
June 18, 2017/by Lorraine Caputo
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