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Unplug in Paradise with Quasar Expeditions

Quasar Expeditions has been providing world-class small yacht travel to the Galapagos for over three decades. In that time, we’ve developed a deep understanding of how to make the experience of each one of our travelers thrilling, awe-inspiring, and truly transcendent. One feature that some of our travelers have noticed missing from our high-end yacht …

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Top Places to Visit in the Galapagos Islands

This is the year: you’ve decided to plan your Galapagos Islands bucket list trip! With a deep breath, you can feel the equatorial sunshine and refreshing salty air against your skin. In your minds eye, you can envision sea lions with flippers outstretched as if to say hello, a giant tortoise extending its long neck …

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Galapagos Climate – October Weather in the Galapagos Islands

If there is one word to describe October in the Galapagos, it would be active. This month brings vibrant wildlife encounters, dramatic sunrises and sunsets, temperate weather, and warm, crystal-clear water that’s ideal for snorkeling. It’s also one of the best months for couples to visit, with activities in full swing that are perfectly suited …

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Galapagos Climate – September Weather in the Galapagos Islands

The garua’ season (June to November) is when the weather is relatively cool and dry, with sunny or overcast skies and occasional drizzle. The air temperature reaches its lowest levels (19°C-66°F). Unlike many of the top vacation destinations in the world, there is no “bad” time to travel to the Galapagos Islands. Every month is …

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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 close 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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