Galapagos Islands

The area around the arch is a popular diving spot.
The Galapagos Islands are unlike any other in the world; made up of a group of isolated volcanic islands, this is a place that hasn't been tainted by tourism. A dream destination to say the least. But with extortionate travel prices, the Galapagos Islands feels like an unfeasible reality for many.
Galapagos in Spanish, by the way, means 'tortoise' and 'tortoise', for my American friends, means land turtle. More importantly, the giants are coming back!
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The closer you get to something, the more interesting it becomes. How perfect, then, that one of the earth's most fascinating places for unique wildlife, allows for real close-up experiences.
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Google has captured what might be our second favourite animal photobomb of the day. In a recent trip to the Galapagos to
I'm sitting on a boat, with the sizzling sun beating down on me. The temperature is about 26˚C and the sea water gleaming. A group of ten people on board are darting back and forth, declaring their amazement at the adventure we've just been on.
The giant tortoise Lonesome George has been found dead, officials at the Galapagos National Park have said. George, believed