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Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands are a series of 20 islands located about 550 miles (900 km) off the coast of Ecuador. Famous in our understanding of evolution as providing a simple example of natural selection, the Galapagos are now a top travel destination to enjoy incredible wildlife, beautiful scenery and beaches, The main islands that offer […]

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The best way to experience the Galapagos Islands is aboard a small-ship cruise. With the many cruises for the Galapagos, it can be difficult to choose a vessel for your experience. The larger vessels that accommodate 50 to 100 visitors can seem crowded and lack the personal touch of smaller vessels. A small-ship cruise keeps […]

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The Galapagos Islands are one of the world’s favorite travel destinations. Enjoy beautiful scenery, warm weather and incredible wildlife opportunities. Located about 550 miles (900 km) off Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands are well within the world’s tropics and offer a very pleasant climate. The isolation, climate and ocean currents have come together to offer a […]

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Red Mangrove Hotel - Galapagos Points of Interest

The Galapagos Islands are one of the world’s favorite travel destinations. Enjoy beautiful scenery, warm weather and incredible wildlife opportunities. Located about 550 miles (900 km) off of Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands are well within the world’s tropics and offer a very pleasant climate. The isolation, climate and ocean currents have come together to offer […]

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Red Mangrove Hotel - Galapagos Points of Interest

South America offers fantastic destinations to visit. Not only home to the world’s largest and most wildlife-rich tropical forest, the continent offers famous archaeological sites, beautiful beaches, impressive mountains, fascinating rivers and many unique cultures and dining experiences. To choose the best time to visit South America, we recommend deciding the countries you would like […]

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Where to visit the Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon Rainforest crosses nine nations and covers around 40% of the South American continent. Given its vast size, choosing the best country to visit the Amazon Rainforest can be an important decision for your experience. The majority of this impressive forest is found within Brazil and Peru, but significant amounts are also found in […]

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Best Time To Visit Ecuador - La Selva Lodge

Ecuador is an incredible country to visit and which month you choose will mostly depend on when you are free to travel. Ecuador is found in the world’s tropics and the country’s name itself is Spanish for ‘equator’. This means there is a pleasant temperature throughout the year and the most significant temperature difference is […]

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Galapagos Islands - Red Mangrove Hotel

The best time to visit the Galapagos Islands really depends on when you have available for this incredible vacation. The Galapagos Islands are part of Ecuador and found 550 miles (900 km) off the country’s coast. The name Ecuador is the Spanish word for equator and the Galapagos are found well within the world’s tropics. […]

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La Selva Lodge, Ecuador's Rainforest

Ecuador’s Amazon Rainforest is regarded as the most species-rich section of Amazonia. The total expanse of Amazon Rainforest spans 40% of South America. Filled with an exceptional diversity of life, the Amazon is the world’s largest tropical forest. Cradled by Ecuador’s Andes mountains, Ecuador’s Amazon Rainforest can be reached after a short flight from Quito […]

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The Red Mangrove Hotel, Galapagos Islands

A fantastic place for a Galapagos Islands Honeymoon, the islands offer a perfect destination to celebrate your wedding. Enjoy many beautiful island beaches, incredible wildlife and spectacular natural features paired with luxurious hotels and cruises. Explore the islands to create fantastic memories as you walk with giant tortoises, snorkel with sea lions and penguins, dive […]

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