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Land and Sea Wildlife Highlights in the Galapagos Islands

The wildlife on the Galapagos Islands is so plentiful that it almost requires a checklist in hand. Day after day, the islands’ animal residents go about their daily business, displaying a complete lack of interest in the two-legged guests who stop for a visit. On my family’s weeklong cruise aboard the Eclipse with Ocean Adventures, we had an…

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Essential Tips for Planning a Galápagos Family Vacation

The Galápagos Islands are on the hot list for family travel because they enthrall kids with unique wildlife and immerse them in a living classroom that feels nothing like school. The good news for families is that the Galápagos Islands are a year-round destination and work well for a spring break, holiday or summer vacation.…