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Why Mainland Ecuador Should be Part of Your Galapagos Adventure
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In our posts about the Galapagos, we’ve mainly stuck to talking about, well, the Galapagos. But there’s another destination that factors heavily into your adventure with Quasar Expeditions—mainland Ecuador. In a way, the Galapagos Islands have become the best and worst thing to ever happen to tourism in Ecuador. They bring more travelers to the …


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Choosing the Best Galapagos Cruise: 5 Questions to Ask Yourself
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Imagine following a pod of dolphins as they weave their way from stern to bow, watching an orca toss a sea turtle in the air like a balloon, or marveling at a school of manta rays somersaulting out of the water. Picture watching mesmerizing sunsets while the planets rise, and gazing at stars …


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Top 10 Things You Didn’t
Know About Chile
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1. World’s Biggest Swimming Pool is in Chile? In Algarrobo city in the Pacific coast, we find the most impressive artificial paradise that was named by the Guinness Book of Records as the World’s largest swimming pool with a length of 1,000 yards, an area of 20 acres and a maximum depth of 115-feet. It …


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Award-Winning Galapagos Luxury Cruises
VISIT GALAPAGOS
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Most Galapagos Islands cruises and tours will incorporate a series of activities throughout the archipelago, which include daily walks & hikes, snorkeling, zodiac rides (called pangas locally), sea kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding and more! Knowing that you have all the clothing and equipment you need…

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A year-round destination brimming with opportunities for thrilling adventures, unique animals like sea turtles and Blue-footed Boobies, and dreamlike landscapes that will take your breath away, it’s not an exaggeration to say that there’s no place on earth like the Galapagos. Located 600 miles off…

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When your “BIG Day” is on the horizon, there’s one thing you know for a fact: you want your honeymoon to be just as memorable as your wedding day. You don’t want just any trip, or worse, a cliché destination. You’re looking for a trip-of-a-lifetime…

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Every single child who has autism is special and unique. There is a spectrum, like a rainbow, and you will find children with autism spread all over the place within this spectrum. Their skill sets are different, the degree of their autism may be mild,…

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The sparsely populated region of Patagonia is one of the Earth’s hidden gems for many reasons. Not only is the stunning scenery a traveller’s paradise with deep blue waters, icy mountain peaks and national parks stretching as far as the eye can see, but it…

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One of the world’s most remarkable destinations, the Galapagos Islands are a travellers’ paradise. Offering white sand beaches, awe-inspiring wildlife and uninhabited islands; it is easy to see why the Galapagos are often referred to as the ‘Enchanted Isles’. Taking a small boat cruise around…

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Share Your Travel Story
Your Once in a Lifetime Adventures with Quasar

One of the rewards of hosting you and our other guests is learning about, and sharing, those amazing experiences from your adventure. These experiences are often life changing. We love to hear your stories with comments like, “I was literally kissed by a sea lion” or “One morning we ran into a pod of dolphins and the captain stayed with them for some time” or “Seeing Torres del Paine for the first time I felt as though I were looking through a porthole into another world!”

We invite you to share your stories of those amazing moments you experienced with Quasar Expeditions in the Galapagos, Patagonia, the Amazon, Mainland Ecuador, Machu Picchu, Colombia, Chile or Argentina.

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