Insider’s Galapagos Blog

Galapagos Islands, expedition, scientific research, California Academy of Sciences, Charles Darwin, evolution, Darwin’s finches, giant tortoises, San Francisco, earthquake

A Galapagos Expedition with a Mission: California Academy of Sciences, 1905-1908

The California Academy of Sciences 1905-1906 Galapagos expedition…
November 18, 2017/by Lorraine Caputo
Family watching Galapagos islands videos

Twelve Titles on Galapagos – Videos

You’re dreaming of going to the Galapagos Islands – and you…
November 5, 2017/by Lorraine Caputo

Galapagos National Park – A Brief History

Upon arriving in the Galapagos Islands, visitors are greeted…
October 22, 2017/by Lorraine Caputo
Galapagos Islands, books, child, children, nature, animals, Darwin

Twelve Titles on Galapagos – For Children

You and your family are dreaming of going to the Galapagos Islands.…
October 14, 2017/by Lorraine Caputo
Galapagos Islands, Charles Darwin Research Station, Charles Darwin Foundation, conservation, science, tortoise breeding

The Charles Darwin Research Station

The Charles Darwin Research Station on Santa Cruz Island is one…
October 7, 2017/by Lorraine Caputo
Galapagos Islands, history, humans, colony, settlers, pirates, spies

Twelve Titles on Galapagos – Human History

While you’re dreaming of your Galapagos Islands vacation, these…
October 1, 2017/by Lorraine Caputo
Galapagos Islands, giant tortoise, extinction, Floreana, breeding

Galapagos Tortoise Species Back from Extinction

How do you bring an extinct species back to life? Use DNA testing…
September 25, 2017/by Lorraine Caputo
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
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