Fernando Diez
Written by Fernando Diez Marketing Director at Quasar Expeditions

Updated: April 04, 2022
Published: February 25, 2014

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Galapagos Islands Bucket List Destination

The Islands took top honors among exotic and wildlife sites as Alaska, African Safari, South Pacific Islands, Italy, Greece, Ireland, New Zealand, Pyramids of Egypt and Swiss Alps.

Why? The Galapagos Islands is a must-see site to visit, home to an astonishing variety of endemic species, inspiring Charles Darwin's theory of natural selection that changed the whole world.

Traveler snorkeling alongside Green Sea Turtle in Galapagos

The Galápagos Islands are probably the most famous wildlife-watching destination in the world. Each island has its own unique atmosphere, distinctive landscape and marvelous wildlife.

This remote archipelago is filled with lava formations, cactus forests, green highlands, turquoise bays and tropical beaches with wildlife at very site where you can be face-to-face with more strangely fearless and curious animals than anywhere else on Earth.

Marine Iguana endemic to Galapagos Islands

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Fernando Diez
By 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.