About the Author

Fernando Diez
Marketing Director at Quasar Expeditions

Hi, I am Fernando and travel is my passion. This passion began with my first trip to the Galapagos Islands in 1986 and later became my work when I started working at Quasar Expeditions. Now the Marketing Director for Quasar and responsible for the creation of the Patagonia Project in Chile, my passion for travel continues to grow to new and exciting destinations in South America.


Small Steps Towards Achieving Zero Waste Travel
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In recent decades, the need to preserve our beautiful planet and live sustainably has become ever more prevalent. Reducing, reusing and recycling are three easy elements that are being adopted in all aspects of life – these small changes working towards a larger goal of zero waste. This refers to …


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July 13, 2014 - The final day of the World Cup in Brazil. Our friends at Galapagos Conservation Trust have shared 8 interesting facts comparing the biggest football (soccer) event on the planet to the endemic animals that inhabit the Galapagos. See what the distance…

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Galapagos Blue-Footed Booby Mother Boobies take care of their chicks right up to the point when their feet start turning to that beautiful aqua-blue. Learn more here - Blue-footed Boobies. Galapagos Frigatebird Momma Frigatebird will take care of this little guy for up to four…

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Have you ever dreamed of going on a celebrity cruise in a ship owned by royalty? An upcoming Hollywood film is adding to the romance and intrigue of that fantasy for many Grace Kelly fans. "Grace of Monaco" is a soon-to-be-released biography film offering a…

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Chris Waddell, the most decorated male skier in paralympic history and founder of the nonprofit One Revolution, arrived to Ecuador on January 24th, 2014 with his wife Jean (CEO of Virgin Unite), and honored us with their presence on board the M/V Evolution for their…

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In the past, agriculture in the Galapagos wasn't seen well by the conservation sector due to the fact that it could bring invasive species. Farmers were blamed for the plagues of raspberries and guava that have escaped agricultural areas and choked native plants. Still then,…

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Now we have a new member at the Galapagos National Park. We are talking about a false coral snake, possibly a scarlet king snake. Galapagos residents had found this unique species near the highland town of Santa Rosa, while running over it on the road…

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