A visit to the Galapagos is like no other place on earth.
An archipelago of volcanic islands straddling the equator in the Pacific Ocean, the Galapagos Islands are famous for their numerous endemic species.
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The Galapagos Islands in Photos
The Galapagos Islands are often referred to as a living museum and once you witness the photos below, you will understand why.
Once you’ve visited the Galapagos, you’ll be spoiled for all other travels.
Galapagos Blue-Footed Boobies
Here, wildlife will approach you or casually ignore you as you pass by. They have no need to fear humans as it is a protected marine reserve.
Just a little bit more about the Galapagos Islands…
Located a thousand miles off the shore of Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands are one of the richest marine ecosystems on earth.
Their isolation and the fact that they are located at the confluence of three ocean currents has led to the development of many one-of-a-kind species.
You’ll see animals found nowhere else in the world like the giant tortoise and the marine iguana.
It was after a visit to the Galapagos Islands that Charles Darwin developed his theory of evolution.
Sea Lions on the Galapagos Islands
We hope you enjoyed our photo story of the Galapagos.
If you have the opportunity to visit one day, take it. It’s one of the most extraordinary vacation destinations on the planet.