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Who Was Charles Darwin?

Naturalist. Geologist. Biologist. Author. Father. As far as influential people from the 19th century go, Charles Darwin certainly ranks with the likes …

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How Were The Galápagos Islands Formed? A History Timeline

The naturally diverse and dazzling islands of the Galápagos Islands are a place of wonder where visitors can witness untouched …

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Facts & Information You Didn’t Know About Ecuador

Situated on the western coast of South America, the country of Ecuador is a place of vibrant culture and history, …

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Chimborazo – The Volcano You’ve Never Heard Of

In geography classes around the world, students are taught about Mount Everest in Nepal being the tallest peak on Earth. …

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Some Fun Facts About Iguanas (Land And Marine)

In the Galápagos islands, you’ll likely find many iguanas during your explorations. There are four main species – three live on land …

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Wildlife Fact File: Frigatebirds Of The Galápagos Islands

The Galápagos Islands, scattered in the Pacific Ocean some 1,000 kilometres from the shores of Ecuador, are home to some …

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Culture On The Napo River In Ecuador

As one of countless tributary waterways to the Amazon River, the Napo River is a vital part of the local …

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Top Natural Attractions & Marvels Of Ecuador

Tucked away on the west coast of South America, the nation of Ecuador has a surprising wealth of natural beauty …

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How To Avoid Common Travel Scams In South America

Travelling to South America is an experience in itself, a unique adventure that you won’t find in other continents. However, …

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Ecuador Birding Tours In The Mashpi Cloud Forest

The small South American country of Ecuador contains within its borders a patchwork of vastly different landscapes – from the craggy …

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The Best Ecuador Travel Tips For Your Expedition

Ecuador is one of the smallest countries in South America, and yet, it’s a must-visit on many people’s bucket lists. …

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Onboard Our Galapagos Odyssey

Discover the Galápagos Islands with Aurora Expeditions As seen on Traveller.com.au… Have you ever wondered what it would be like …

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Facts About The Blue-Footed Booby

Although your journey with Aurora Expeditions may show you many unique creatures, it’s likely you’ll not have seen the likes …

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New Tree Frog Dicovered At Mashpi Lodge, Ecuador

A new inhabitant of the Mashpi Reserve in heart of the Equatorial Chocó Bio-Region has been recently added to the already-diverse …

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Galapagos Birding Tours – A Guide

Officially part of Ecuador, the Galápagos Islands lie more than 900 kilometres off its western coast. The archipelago includes 18 …

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Top 3 Weirdest Wildlife In The Galapagos

Weird Wildlife of the Galapagos Lying some 1,000 kilometres off the coast of South America, the Galapagos Islands are a …

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Galápagos Penguin Facts & Information

The Galápagos Islands are home to many fascinating creatures, from giant tortoises to the colourful blue-footed booby. However, there is …

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