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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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Tips for Visiting the Galapagos: Q&A with Actor Blair Underwood
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Award-winning actor Blair Underwood, perhaps best known for his role in the legal drama series L.A. Law, recently embarked on an exciting journey into the heart of the Galapagos Islands with Quasar Expeditions. Marketing director Fernando Diez sat down to chat with Blair about the …


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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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Traveling to the Galapagos Islands in the cooler months is incredibly rewarding since it increases an adventurous traveler’s chances of encountering penguins, dolphins, and other diverse marine life. Of course, “cool” is a relative term, since the temperature in the Galapagos hovers around a comfortable…

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The Galapagos is a true year round destination. There is really no better or worse time to go. In part this is because the Galapagos are right on the equator so that air and water temperatures change very little over the course of a year.…

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One of the things that makes the Galapagos so special is that while the tropical weather makes visiting at any time of year a wonderful experience, you can catch unique wildlife encounters, climate conditions, and adventures depending on which time of year you go. February…

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If balanced, delicious meals are your thing, then you’ve likely already heard of famed celebrity chef and cookbook author, Gaby Dalkin. Turns out Gaby’s other passion is travel. Since she was a little girl, Gaby’s family has planned surprise vacations every year—Gaby and her younger…

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Princess Grace thought the Galapagos Islands were the perfect honeymoon destination. We totally agree! The Galapagos is a stunningly beautiful chain of volcanic islands with white sand beaches, gorgeous sunsets and the world’s most unique animals. Is there any better setting for a perfectly relaxing,…

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With a passion for photography, wildlife, and nature, the Galapagos Islands were the obvious destination, but I wanted a trip where I didn't have to rough it. A dream cruise with lots of luxuries, a comfortable cabin, and a focus on photography was the focus…

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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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