Galapagos Islands History
and Charles Darwin

For a period in their history, the Galapagos Islands were known around the world as the “Enchanted Isles”.

For thousands of years, countless species have evolved and adapted to these treacherous lands and, despite the extremely limited resources, they have made the Galapagos their home.

There is no double the Galapagos archipelago is a living laboratory, for scientists, naturalists and passionate travelers, and their history has played an important part towards what the Galapagos are today.

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An aged image of Bartolomé Island in the Galapagos