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Chowing Down in Chile: What to Eat During Your Chilean Food Adventure

You’ve heard the saying, “When in Rome, do as the Romans do.” Did you know there’s a lesser-known saying that goes, “When in Chile, eat as the Chileans eat?” OK, maybe it’s not really a saying, but it’s on point. If you’re going to travel all the way to Chile, you need to load up …

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An In-depth Guide For Choosing The Best Galapagos Boat

Simply put, the Galapagos is an amazing one-of-a-kind destination. There’s no other place on earth where you can get so closed to, and even interact with, so many animals safely in the wild. That is why I say, “It’s not about the boat but the Galapagos boat has to be about the islands”. Remember that …

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Galapagos Giant Tortoise Considered Extinct 100 Years Ago Found Alive

Quick Facts on this new Galapagos Giant Tortoise Story: • An adult female Fernandina Giant Tortoise has been discovered in the Galapagos• An expedition to the island of Fernandina found the animal alive and well• The female has a large body, smooth shell and a pink head, but no other details have been revealed.• Only …

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Flightless Cormorants: The Galapagos Bird That Forgot How to Fly

Introducing the Michael Phelps of the Galapagos: the Flightless Cormorants. This unique bird is known for its unparalleled underwater fishing abilities and unmistakable features. Duck-like in many regards, it has striking turquoise eyes, a hooked bill perfectly evolved for catching fish, and well-adapted webbed feet for speed. However, there’s a major missing trait that sets …

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Waved Albatross – The Gliding Grace of the Galapagos

The Waved Albatross has a number of qualities that make it stand out from the Galapagos sea bird crowd: an exceptional wing span, beautifully animated features, heartwarming life-long courtships, 3 million lifetime frequent flier miles, and perhaps more grace than any bird on the planet. Relying upon its exceptional gliding capabilities to carry it miles …

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Choosing the Best Galapagos Cruise: 5 Questions to Ask Yourself

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 in the …

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